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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Woman dies after getting butt injections in Far Rockaway: reports
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A 34-year-old woman died over the weekend after a butt injection procedure went wrong in a Far Rockaway basement apartment, according to published reports. The woman, who was identified in reports as Kelly Mayhew of Maryland, was found unconscious and unresponsive at a residence on Dickens Street at about 5:46 p.m. on Saturday, police said. She […]

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David Blaine performs for children and staff at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center
THE COURIER/Photos by Salvatore Licata

It’s magic! David Blaine, one of the most famous illusionists in the world, came to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center on Tuesday to visit some of the children in the pediatric ward — and he wound up putting on a magic show for the hospital staff as well in a sign of gratitude for all they do. The […]

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Black Friday and Small Business Saturday deals in Queens
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BY PAULINA TAM AND ASHA MAHADEVAN A diamond ring, inexpensive designer bags and discounted flat-screen TVs are just some of the goods shoppers can expect to find in Queens on Black Friday and throughout Thanksgiving weekend. Michael Kors is offering a 50 percent discount on their bags, Macy’s is selling a $1,300 diamond ring for $499 and Atlas […]

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Pearl Jam fans to hold fundraiser at Kew Gardens bar in ongoing efforts to bring band to Queens
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Pearl Jam fans are holding a fundraiser at Austin’s Ale House in January as part of a push to raise money for a crowdfunded attempt to get the ’90s band to play at Forest Hills Stadium. The organization, Pearl Jam Forest Hills, has raised over $60,000 so far, bringing the head of the organization, Daniel […]

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