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Foul weather did not dampen the excitement on the lines of eager customers awaiting the grand opening of the long-anticipated Fairway Market. “It’s been so long since we had a nice, big [food] store like this,” said Doris Mayne of Douglaston. “It’s about time.” Customers lined up over an hour before the doors first opened, [...]
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Activist Patricia Dolan killed crossing Hillside Avenue Patricia Dolan, longtime Community Board 8 member, president of the Queens Civic Congress, Kew Gardens Hills Civic Association and the founder of the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Conservancy, was struck and killed as she crossed Hillside Avenue on Tuesday, November 15. Police say Dolan, 72, was crossing the thoroughfare near [...]
To the delight of grocery shoppers in northeast Queens, Fairway Market in Douglaston is only weeks away from its grand opening. On November 16, Fairway – located at 242-02 61st Avenue in the Douglaston Plaza Shopping Center’s Lower Level – will take over the closed Waldbaum’s with 56,000-square-feet of wall-to-wall food products, fresh produce, a [...]