Flushing’s SkyView Center nearing full tenancy, two new stores coming next year


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of The Shops at SkyView Center 

Increased appeal of The Shops at SkyView Center has attracted a wave of new tenants, bringing Onex Real Estate closer to fully leasing the Flushing shopping mall, according to a representative.

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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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Top places to get Halloween costumes in Queens


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of House of Holiday

Whether your kid is looking for the ultimate trick-or-treat outfit or you are searching for this year’s Halloween party winner, the borough has plenty of stores specializing in the scariest, trendiest and most unique costumes for the holiday.

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Group exhibition ‘Cultural Canopies’ to open at Courier/Mittman Gallery


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos by Queens Courier Staff

The borough’s diversity is being honored in a new photography exhibition coming to Bayside.

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Instagrammers to celebrate 4th anniversary at LIC meetup


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Screenshot via Instagram

Instagrammers from all over the world will be capturing a special moment this weekend as they come together for the 10th Worldwide Instameet — and you can be a part of it.

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Flushing, Bayside schools bag Blue Ribbon


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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The National Blue Ribbon Schools program, run by the U.S. Department of Education, has awarded the coveted Blue Ribbon school status to two schools in Queens – PS 205 Alexander Graham Bell School in Bayside and Queens College School for Math, Science and Technology in Flushing.

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Forest Hills restaurant expands menu to include Venezuelan food


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THE COURIER/Photo by Eric Jankiewicz

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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