New roadway improvements expected to make Queens Boulevard safer for everyone
Photo via Department of Transportation

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
All photos: Ruthie Darling/QNS

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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Elmhurst building which houses Popeye’s and Pronto Pizza is now for sale for $9M
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The home of two restaurants located in the heart of the most highly trafficked location in Elmhurst’s retail hub is now on the market. The one-story building located at 89-30 Queens Blvd. is approximately 2,749 square-feet and is currently home to a Popeye’s on one side and Pronto Pizza on the other. The building’s parking lot […]

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PHOTOS: Star Network honors ‘Power Women’ in Queens
All photos: Star Network/Allen Ngai/Arthur DeGaeta

The most influential businesswomen and community leaders in Queens were honored Tuesday night at Star Network’s “Queens Power Women in Business” gala at Terrace on the Park. With close to 700 people in attendance, this year marked the 14th year of recognizing some of the most prominent women in business. QNS and The Queens Courier co-sponsored the event, […]

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CONFIRMED: Forest Hills’ Shake Shack is opening this Thursday
Photo: Instagram/Shake Shack

Burger lovers, brace yourselves because the fourth Queens location of popular burger eatery Shake Shack, in Forest Hills, is set to open its doors on Thursday, May 26, according to a statement from the company. Located at 71-26 Austin St. in Forest Hills, in the former space of the clothing store Strawberry, this standalone location of Shake Shack has been confirmed since November […]

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