A Ridgewood playground is finally getting closer to seeing much-needed upgrades
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Rosemary’s Playground, located next to I.S. 93 in Ridgewood, had not seen a major investment in nearly two decades, leaving the park in less than favorable condition. Now, with the help of the newly formed ground Friends of Rosemary’s Playground, it is on the Parks Department’s radar for funding to make those improvements, including cleaning […]

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HomeGoods is coming to the former Barnes & Noble space at Bayside’s Bay Terrace Shopping Center
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Although Barnes & Noble bookstore has closed its final chapter at the Bay Terrace Shopping Center in Bayside, shoppers can expect a new HomeGoods store in the future. Cord Meyer Development Company, owner of the Bay Terrace Shopping Center, has signed a new lease with HomeGoods, a store owned by the TJX Companies Inc. The national chain retailer, which sells […]

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Queens’ Sports Authority stores are staying open despite reports of chain’s complete closure
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Sports Authority is down for the count, but not out. Recent reports from Fortune and other media outlets indicate that the sporting goods giant could close down all 463 locations nationwide — including two in Queens — in the near future, much more than the 140 locations they planned on closing back in March, but […]

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Seniors should get a break from tolls while traveling to the Rockaways, lawmaker tells MTA
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Queens seniors deserve to travel to and from the Rockaways toll-free, according to one lawmaker. With summertime approaching and temperatures rising, more people will be heading out to the Rockaways to enjoy some fun in the sun. But, according to Assemblyman Mike Miller, seniors who frequently make their way out to the peninsula are taking a […]

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Masked bandits demanded cash and quality cigars during an armed robbery in Glendale, cops say
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Two masked, money-hungry crooks ordered up cash and some quality cigars from a Glendale grocery store during an armed heist early on Monday morning, police reported. The stickup occurred at 12:13 a.m. inside the Cypress Express Deli located at the corner of Cypress and Cooper avenues. According to authorities, one of the two suspects displayed a firearm, […]

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