The famous Chick-fil-A will open a location at Queens Center Mall this fall
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Have you ever craved the mouth-watering Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich but had no way of grabbing one in Queens? Don’t worry, Chick-fil-A will be taking the borough by storm this fall. The popular Atlanta-based fast-food chain will arrive at Queens Center mall, located at 90-15 Queens Blvd. in Elmhurst, marking Chick-fil-A’s first outer-borough location, reported Commercial Observer. “It’s a […]

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Kids and parents attended reading and exercise launch party at Ridgewood school
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Students at Ridgewood‘s P.S. 239 got the chance to grow their minds and bodies during the “Get Focused on Reading” launch party earlier this month. The “Get Focused on Reading” campaign is a summer-long series of community book fairs that reaches across New York’s public schools to promote healthy minds and bodies by bringing reading, exercise and […]

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Rockaway Brewing Company is opening a beach side bar in Far Rockaway
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Enjoy home-grown beer, and unlimited rays of sunshine at the exact same time. The Rockaway Brewing Company’s (RBC) soon to be launched pop-up beach beer garden La Playa in Ridgewood is not the only project hitting Queens this summer. The Long Island City-based brewery will also be temporarily implementing a beach side bar in the company’s original home of […]

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New Queens animal shelter will not be a ‘no-kill’ but it’s not what you think. It’s better
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When Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday that the city’s executive budget proposal for fiscal year 2017 includes $10 million for two new full-service animal shelters in Queens and in the Bronx, many QNS readers asked if the shelters would have a no-kill policy. QNS reached out to the Mayor’s office as well as […]

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First pop-up sushi restaurant serving sustainable and local fish in NYC will open in Long Island City
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Starting this May, Long Island City will be home to New York’s only pop-up restaurant serving sustainable and local sushi. Mayanoki was started in 2012 by friends David Torchiano, an Astoria resident, and Josh Arak, who wanted to provide their favorite sushi chef with an outlet to serve. They met Chef Albert at Zutto, a restaurant in […]

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