Red Nose Day is here! Help Queens Tiles Unlimited fight childhood poverty
Help Queens Tiles Unlimited fight childhood poverty

“Making a difference one square foot at a time” — that’s the mission statement of Glendale-based Tiles Unlimited, voted Best Tile Store in the Best of Long Island 2016 competition. Aside from being the local go-to shop for beautiful tiles, these guys are known for a history of good deeds. From donating 30,000 square feet […]

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Queens Sports Authority stores will close down after all as entire franchise folds
Photo courtesy of Flickr/Daniel Oines

The game’s over for the Sports Authority in Queens and the rest of the country. The bankrupt sporting goods retailer announced Thursday it would shutter all of its locations, including its store on Woodhaven Boulevard in Glendale and on Northern Boulevard in Long Island City. Earlier this month, employees at both Queens locations vehemently denied […]

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PHOTOS: Public garden continues to grow thanks to devoted Ridgewood resident
QNS/Photos by Anthony Giudice

Since Ridgewood resident George Negoescu began working on his garden at the corner of Shaler Avenue and Cypress Hills Street nearly eight months ago, he’s become somewhat a neighborhood icon. QNS originally profiled Negoescu in November 2015, highlighting the incredible work he had done transforming an old dumping ground on the Ridgewood/Glendale border into a beautiful community garden. […]

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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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Cops report that portable speed signs reduce speeding in Maspeth, Ridgewood and Glendale
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As the signs say, ‘Your Speed:’ is going down, in Ridgewood, Glendale and Maspeth according to the 104th Precinct’s commanding officer. In an attempt to reduce speeding throughout the precinct, portable speed signs have been placed at locations where people have been known to speed. And the program is seeing results. “We are the only […]

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