Subway comes to Sky View Center


| brennison@queenscourier.com

Subway, the world’s largest submarine sandwich chain, opened its newest location at Sky View Center, the 800,000-square-foot, multi-level regional mall in downtown Flushing. “The addition of Subway to Sky View Center emphasizes our commitment to providing the Flushing community with a variety of restaurant and retail establishments,” said Michael Dana, president of Onex Real Estate […]

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Forest Hills restaurant expands menu to include Venezuelan food


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With a family history that spans three continents, Ysabel Chang and her family are expanding the menu of their restaurant in Forest Hills to reflect their roots.

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Anonymous donor gives Flushing Town Hall fundraiser challenge


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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An anonymous benefactor has given a proposal to Flushing Town Hall: If the arts center can raise $35,000 in donations by Feb. 28, 2015, the donor will match that amount, meaning that it could receive $70,000 in donations if the challenge is met.

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NY Cosmos holding free ‘Back to School’ soccer clinics  


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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This and next week, children between the ages of six and 14 and their parents are invited to attend five free “Back to School” soccer clinics hosted by the New York Cosmos and collaborating youth organizations in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Long Island.

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Halloween events in Queens


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Halloween Playland Bayside Village 41st Ave by the Bayside LIRR, Bayside Saturday, October 26 noon- 5 p.m. Halloween Festival Crocheron Park 33rd Road and 215th Place Saturday, October 26 noon- 3 p.m. Halloween On Ice City Ice Pavilion 47-32 32 Place, Long Island City Sunday, October 27 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Canine Costume Carnival Rockaway […]

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Halloween events in Queens


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Here’s your guide to all the Halloween happenings in Queens this October. Pumpkin Patch Queens County Farm Museum 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Glen Oaks Thru October 28 Saturdays & Sundays 11:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Haunted House at the Poppenhusen The Poppenhusen Institute 114-04 14th Road College Point Friday, October 26-Saturday, October 27 Wednesday, October 31 5:00-6:00 […]

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NEWS BRIEFS


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Good Health Day FLUSHING — The Charles B. Wang Community Center will be hosting its annual health education fair, Good Health Day, on Saturday, August 6, from 10-3 p.m. at 136-26 37th Avenue. Good Health Day will offer a variety of health screening tests and interactive education on preventing diseases and maintaining healthy lifestyles. Attendance […]

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NORTHEAST QUEENS NEWS BRIEFS


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Community Blood Drive Glen Oaks – The Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corps (VAC) is holding an EMS week blood drive open to the public from May 15 to 21. The VAC will be hosting a community blood drive for the New York Blood Center. The drive will be held at 257-02 Union Turnpike on Tuesday, […]

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Happenings 01-20


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EDITOR’S PICKS Children’s Classic at QATIP Saturday, January 29, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Queens Theatre in the Park: Goldilocks and the 3 Bears; part of Queens Theatre in the Park’s Kids’ Corner series, sponsored by Queens Center; a hilarious adventure into the woods; call 718-760-0064 or visit www.queenstheatre.org for ticket information. WEEKEND EVENTS Saturday, […]

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Sky View Parc sales are strong


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

While progress at Muss Development LLC’s Sky View Parc mixed-use project in Flushing is evident from the steel for the first residential tower reaching for the sky, what’s less evident is the extraordinary pace at which unit sales continue. Since sales began in late February, more than 120 apartments have been sold with no slowing […]

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