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Queens residents get jump on Black Friday with Thursday shopping
Queens residents get jump on Black Friday with Thursday shopping
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 11/29/2013 at 10:13AM

Red sales tags were everywhere on Thursday ahead of Black Friday. After thousands of Queens residents stuffed their faces with turkey, cranberry sauce and stuffing, they went to grab doorbuster deals from retailers around the borough. Black Friday, which has become one of the most successful shopping days for stores nationwide, now starts on Thanksgiving [...]

Cyber Monday: Avoid crowds with a click
Cyber Monday: Avoid crowds with a click
Business Alexa Altman 11/26/2012 at 9:44AM

Those with an aversion to crowds and lines are opting to stay home and score deals with a simple mouse click. Cyber Monday, coined in the mid-00s, quickly became one of the biggest online shopping days for retailers, offering the option of avoiding the angry mobs that grow outside of stores just hours after finishing [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/26/2012 at 7:36AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 46. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 36. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50%. EVENT of the DAY: Selections from “The Nutcracker” with the Ohman School of Ballet Come to [...]

Shoppers line up for savings on Black Friday
Shoppers line up for savings on Black Friday
News Billy Rennison 11/23/2012 at 1:48AM

Fighting off the tryptophan, shoppers made their way out after Thanksgiving dinner eschewing sleep and leftovers for some early morning shopping. Nearly 150 million people were expected to take advantage of Black Friday sales throughout the country this weekend, according to a National Retail Federation (NRF) survey. For some, Black Friday has become a tradition [...]

Steinway Street Swarmed by Shoppers on Black Friday
Steinway Street Swarmed by Shoppers on Black Friday
News Michael Pantelidis 11/25/2011 at 1:40PM

Shoppers swarmed Steinway Street on November 25, searching to save some green on the “blackest” day of the year. Black Friday took Astoria by storm, as hundreds of residents shopped at stores along one of the neighborhood’s premier streets. Among the shops that offered significant savings were P.C. Richard & Son, GameStop, Gap, Express, Foot [...]

Black Friday at The Shops at Atlas Park
Black Friday at The Shops at Atlas Park
News Billy Rennison 11/25/2011 at 12:43PM

Shoppers on Black Friday expect big bargains – and bigger crowds.  At Glendale’s Shops at Atlas Park shoppers found sales minus the crowds. Many of the Park’s stores opened their doors early – Jos. A. Bank opened at 5 a.m. – offering big savings. “I came out because I figured some stores were having good [...]

Hundreds rush Queens Center mall for Black Friday shopping
Hundreds rush Queens Center mall for Black Friday shopping
News Melissa Chan 11/25/2011 at 12:33PM

There’s no time to nap for Fahad Azad. The Black Friday shopper told The Courier he had been awake since 5 a.m., but still plans on spending the entire day hunting down good deals. “We want to buy things,” he said. “This is the only day that we can get a big sale and where [...]

Thanksgiving Weekend Mass Transit Schedules
News Billy Rennison 11/23/2011 at 10:59AM

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, mass transit will be running special schedules between Wednesday, November 23 and Sunday, November 27 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. MTA Trains and buses will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving.  On Black Friday, service will operate on a weekday schedule with some exceptions.  There will be less service, [...]