EXCLUSIVE: Business owners gather to re-envision Myrtle Avenue in Glendale with a new BID
QNS/Photo by Anthony Giudice

With the great success of the Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) in Ridgewood, the store owners on the commercial shopping strip in Glendale want to see that success transfer down their way. Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley invited local shop owners, residents and interested parties along Glendale’s stretch of Myrtle Avenue to her district office in […]

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Sample food from 24 diverse restaurants at the Taste of Sunnyside
Photo courtesy of Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District

Do you love Queens food? Sign up for our brand-new QNS Foodie Newsletter and receive food-related articles in your inbox every Friday morning. Food lovers in Queens who are searching for a diverse culinary experience should look no further than the Taste of Sunnyside― an event that celebrates the local eateries and beverages that the neighborhood […]

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PHOTOS: Ridgewood celebrates springtime with a big street festival on Myrtle Avenue
QNS/Photos by Anthony Giudice

Spring has finally sprung, and the residents of Ridgewood were out in droves on Sunday, April 17, to celebrate the warm weather at the spring Myrtle Avenue street festival. Hundreds of people walked along the shopping strip between Forest and Wyckoff avenues enjoying the entertainment, shopping and international food from the more than 200 merchants and vendors lining the […]

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New York State introduces $15 minimum wage, progressive paid family leave and more
Photo: Screenshot of the press conference video

On March 31, legislators Andrew M. Cuomo, John Flanagan, Jeffrey Klein and Carl Heastie announced their agreement for the 2016-2017 NYS budget. Here is how key elements of the budget plan may affect you and your family. Minimum wage: The NYS wage is set to gradually increase on an annual basis. However, large and small businesses […]

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Once more, with feeling; Community Board rejects Ridgewood street festival again
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At first they didn’t succeed, so Community Board 5 will try again to put the kibosh on the Fresh Pond Road street festival. For the second year in a row, the board recommended denial of a street fair application for the four-day festival sponsored by the Federazione Italo-Americana di Brooklyn and Queens, which is scheduled […]

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