Free supplies for teachers, Chick-fil-A coming to Queens and 8 more stories from Queens
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With September quickly approaching, teachers are thinking about back to school shopping and one Long Island City organization is providing supplies for free. In food related news, the first Chick-fil-A in Queens will open on Sept. 1 and the first 100 people in line will win a year’s supply of free food. Dairy Queen is […]

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First Chick-fil-A in Queens will open on Sept. 1 and first 100 customers will win free food for a year
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Chicken sandwich chain Chick-fil-A will open its first Queens location at Queens Center mall on Sept. 1 and the first 100 people on line will win a year’s supply of free meals. The store will open at 9:30 a.m. and as part of the restaurant’s “First 100″ event, 100 adults ages 18 and older will win […]

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Upcoming closure of Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst will be a real weekend travel nightmare
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Traffic tie-ups on Queens Boulevard between Woodhaven Boulevard and the Long Island Expressway are normally bad on weekends, but it figures to be even worse come the weekend of Aug. 20-21. The Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that it will close the six-lane main portion of Queens Boulevard between 57th Avenue in Elmhurst and 63rd Road […]

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New roadway improvements expected to make Queens Boulevard safer for everyone
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The “Boulevard of Death” is going to get a little safer this month. The Department of Transportation (DOT) is set to begin phase two of its Queens Boulevard Street Improvement Project, which will make the corridor between 74th Street to Eliot Avenue in Elmhurst safer for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers alike. The second phase of […]

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Try these 7 sweet Forest Hills ice cream shops to help you cool off
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In case you haven’t noticed yet, New York City is boiling, and these past few weeks have been a scorcher. With temperatures in the high 80s (or 90s), everyone’s favorite cold treat, ice cream, has been our only solace. If we’re talking the best ice cream places in this city’s best borough, then the number one […]

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