Ridgewood resident and office supply store work to bring holiday lighting to Fresh Pond Road
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Fresh Pond Road may be a little more festive this coming holiday season thanks to a Ridgewood resident. Come November and December, many commercial strips throughout the neighborhoods will be adorned with holiday lighting, creating a more inviting and cheerful atmosphere for residents, visitors and shoppers. Anne Marie Kostner, a resident of Ridgewood, wants to […]

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Historic Flushing movie house will be turned into upscale condos after it was sold for $66M
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As one movie house goes out, a multimillion-dollar condominium is coming to Flushing in the near future. Xinyuan Real Estate, a New York Stock Exchange-listed real estate developer and property manager, recently purchased the old RKO Keith’s Theater in Flushing for a hefty price of $66 million. The former movie house, located at 135-35 Northern […]

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Food pantry in Long Island City that served 9,400 people this year needs donations
Photo courtesy of Hour Children

Hour Children, a nonprofit that aids incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women and their children, is asking for food donations to restock their food pantry. The nonprofit, located at 36-11 12th St. in Long Island City, was created almost 30 years ago when Sister Tesa Fitzgerald opened the convent at St. Rita’s Church to eight children whose mothers […]

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Preserving Glendale War Memorial is ‘a priority’ for city during plaza construction
QNS/Photo by Anthony Giudice

As pedestrian plaza projects begin at Myrtle and Cooper avenues, the Glendale War Memorial at the Glendale Veterans Triangle will not be leaving its home, the city confirmed. The war memorial was dedicated in 1921 to honor the 21 Glendale residents who died in combat during World War I, and is a major piece of […]

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Get the most original gift for your mom at these two Mother’s Day events in Queens
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Mom is a special being, but it’s not always easy to find an original way to honor her on Mother’s Day. Flowers? Brunch? Been there, done that. Good thing two Queens venues will host unique, creative ways to get the right gift. 1. Make Something for Mom at Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing  (Saturday, April […]

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