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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22-year-old fast driver dies in Whitestone, a stolen car bursts into flames and eight more top stories this week
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From a young life cut short behind the wheel of a fast ride to a stolen car that burst into flames after a police pursuit, Queens has seen its share of chaos this week. A 22-year-old man was speeding down Cross Island Parkway in Whitestone, when he lost control of his Mercedes Benz E63 AMG. The incident occurred on […]

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City seeks developers to continue construction of Hunters Point South in Long Island City
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The city is calling on developers to submit plans for two parcels at the Hunters Point South development site along the Long Island City waterfront. Parcels “F” and “G” on the 30-acre site are located on the southern tip of the development. The city’s request for proposals (RFP) is seeking a plan that includes at least […]

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Long Island City restaurant owners say lack of parking is hurting business
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Two chefs who own restaurants on Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City claim that the insufficient amount of parking in the area is making it harder for customers and employees to dine and work. Gianna Cerbone-Teoli, owner of popular Italian restaurant Mandicatis Rustica on Vernon Boulevard and 46th Road, said that she tries to offer valet parking […]

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Queens native and rapper Q-Tip named Kennedy Center’s artistic director for hip-hop culture
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The St. Albans-bred rapper and co-founder of iconic rap group A Tribe Called Quest has a new title. Q-Tip, born Jonathan Davis, was named the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ first-ever artistic director for hip-hop on Tuesday. The center, which is located in Washington, D.C., also announced its hip-hop culture series, a […]

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