key food

Cross Bay Key Food set to open at end of summer
Cross Bay Key Food set to open at end of summer
South Queens Courier Staff 7/26/2014 at 12:58PM

Key Food, located on 164th Avenue and Cross Bay Boulevard, is set to open at the “end of the summer,” according to a spokeswoman for the Key Food Corporation.

Global lime shortage squeezes Queens bars, restaurants
Global lime shortage squeezes Queens bars, restaurants
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 4/10/2014 at 7:16AM

A global lime shortage is affecting restaurants and bars throughout Queens. Most of the limes used in the U.S. come from Mexico, where heavy rains and an infectious tree disease affecting the lime crop have forced lime prices to quadruple over the past few months

Flushing Key Food may close its doors
News Ruben Muniz 6/09/2012 at 9:26AM

As some doors stay open, others close. The Key Food on Parsons and Willets Point boulevards may be closing, just weeks after another Key Food store was saved by its patrons’ protests. According to employees, the supermarket, located at 25-03 Parsons Boulevard in Flushing (in the Lindenview Shopping Center) may be closing soon, and residents [...]

The good, the better and the bad in Queens
Editorial Queens Courier Staff 6/01/2012 at 4:50PM

THE GOOD . . . Queens came out in force on Memorial Day to pay tribute to those heroes who have fought – and continue to fight – for the freedoms we enjoy. As Mayor Michael Bloomberg pointed out, freedom is not, in fact, free, and the men and women in uniform – from our [...]

Flushing Key Food gets new lease
Flushing Key Food gets new lease
Business Ruben Muniz 5/25/2012 at 8:08AM

Their pleas did not fall on deaf ears. Several months ago Flushing residents protested the possible replacement of their local Key Food supermarket by a drug store. On Monday, May 22, they got their wish: a nine-year lease agreement was reached by the Key Food on 164th Street and 69th Avenue and its landlord, Vita [...]

Rally to keep Key Food in Flushing
Rally to keep Key Food in Flushing
News David Beltran 2/08/2012 at 2:57PM

Some Flushing residents have one thing to say to a local landlord: keep our Key Food. At a rally on Wednesday, February 8, they joined elected officials, including Senator Toby Stavisky, Councilmember James Gennaro and Assemblymembers Michael Simanowitz and Rory Lancman, along with Key Food owner David Mandell to protest plans of replacing the supermarket [...]