Flushing Met Food Market to close after July 26


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by  Kirsten E. Paulson

After more than 30 years of operation, the independently-owned neighborhood grocery store, located at 41-62 Bowne St., is shutting down following a decision by owners Abel and Ahmed Saleh to sell the property.

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An inside look at LIC’s latest condo building The Corner


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Rendering courtesy of Modern Spaces

With renters looking to put down roots, the demand for condominiums in Long Island City has skyrocketed. Hunters Point newcomer The Corner, located at 47-28 11th St., aims to answer the call.

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Public comment period open for cleanup of Ridgewood site


| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com

Photo courtesy New York City Office of Environmental Remediation

Before a 4,500-square foot building in Ridgewood, currently used for the storage of wood pallets and shipping containers, can be refitted to become two multi-story buildings, the site needs a serious cleanup.

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Stop & Shop to buy out Pathmark, Waldbaum’s supermarkets in Queens


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/File photo

Stop & Shop announced Monday it is acquiring local Pathmark and Waldbaum’s supermarkets from the struggling Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company (A&P), which filed for bankruptcy.

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Companies tied to Jamaica development boom look to hire local contractors


| amatua@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo courtesy of Angela Matua

Jamaica is in the midst of a development boom, and several developers and government agencies met on Friday with local contractors to show them how to get in on the ground floor.

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