Huge savings for holiday shopping


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There’s no need to wait for Black Friday to get amazing discounts for great holiday shopping. Sign up for The Queens Courier’s discount emails to save 50 to 90 percent off every day at your favorite local businesses, including restaurants, gyms, movie theatres, museums, salons, and spas, and so much more. The Courier will be […]

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LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market: One-stop shopping and family fun


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

The LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market kicked off the season with a successful weekend full of holiday fun, as people shopped for friends and family, while indulging in food from all over the world. Thousands of visitors, from near and far, came to the Holiday Market inside the warehouse, located at the corner of […]

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Sunnyside BID encourages residents to ‘shop local’ for holidays


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THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

The Sunnyside Shines BID is celebrating Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29 with a kickoff event in Bliss Plaza, one of two new pedestrian plazas under the elevated No. 7 train, and with the release of Sunnyside’s first-ever Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide.

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LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market: FLEA you next year


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The holidays shined brighter after three successful weekends at the LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market.

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Jackson Heights Girl Scouts give back for the holidays


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Photo Courtesy Sylvia Cho-Yu

The Junior Girl Scouts Troop 4208 in Jackson Heights, ages 10 and 11, got together on Saturday, December 14 at St. Marks Church to distribute handmade holiday food baskets and restock the church’s food pantry.

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LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market to debut next month


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

The holiday spirit is coming to Long Island City. Although LIC Flea & Food outdoor market has come to an end for the season, the shopping is not over, as the LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market will be making its debut over three weekends before Christmas. The new holiday market will begin on Saturday, […]

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Gas-saving holiday travel tips


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The holidays are for giving, but with all the driving around for shopping, parties and family events, you may end up giving more at the gas station due to Grinch-like fuel costs. Holiday jeer can quickly become holiday cheer, though, by simply practicing some gas-saving tips. “There are all sorts of ways to make sure […]

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Click with confidence: three tips to protect your privacy when shopping online


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If the growing online shopping statistics from the past few years have been any indication, buyers will again be flocking to online retailers this holiday season – perhaps in larger numbers than ever before. However, as people become increasingly savvier as Web shoppers, awareness and concerns about online privacy and safety have also grown. As […]

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Healthful tips for enjoying the holiday season to the fullest


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It’s the most wonderful time of the year – but are you able to enjoy the holidays completely? The approaching holiday season means quality time with family, special deliveries in the mail and goodies that delight the taste buds. But it’s important to be prepared and stay healthy throughout the season so you can enjoy […]

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Simple, time-saving secrets to add a unique twist to your holiday recipes


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When entertaining during the holiday season, time is of the essence. Between cleaning, shopping, decorating and mingling with friends and family, there’s hardly enough time to cook let alone prepare an elaborate seven course meal. However, the lack of time doesn’t mean your food or your guests have to suffer. By combining classic dishes with […]

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Parking problems persist at Lindenwood Shopping Center


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QUEENS COURIER/Photo by Terence Cullen

Bobby Patel, owner of Village Card and Gifts, said during busy times of year — like during the holidays or when school is in session — it is not uncommon to see cars blocking the fire lane in the parking lot of the Lindenwood Shopping Center. About twice a year, he said there will be […]

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Bayside kicks off holiday season


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THE COURIER/Photos by Michael Pantelidis

Bayside residents and community leaders rang in the holiday season by lighting up the neighborhood. The Bayside Village Business Improvement District (BID) and Bayside Business Association (BBA) hosted their annual Holiday Tree and Menorah Lighting ceremony on November 29 at the BBA headquarters, located at 41-16 Bell Boulevard. “This marks the start of the holiday […]

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Remember the needy this holiday season


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, and the holiday shopping season is in full swing. So, as you shop, please remember to pick up an extra gift or two, as once again The Courier will be playing Santa – this year to benefit the children and teens of the South Queens Boys […]

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