Queens-bound lanes of Midtown Tunnel closed on weeknights for three months
Photo courtesy of MTA

The Queens-bound lanes of the Midtown Tunnel will be closed on weeknights for three months so that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) can conduct repairs from damage sustained by Superstorm Sandy. The closures began last night and will continue for 12 weeks on Mondays through Fridays, according to the MTA. One lane will remain open in […]

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Local pol calls for repairs at popular Rockaway destinations
Photo courtesy of Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder's office

After sustaining significant damage from Hurricane Sandy, Riis Park and West Pond — popular facilities in the National Park Service’s (NPS) Gateway National Recreation Area — still require major repairs. Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder is now asking the federal government to fund the repairs. Goldfeder wrote a letter to Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell urging the […]

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“Tiles” for “Tots”

Queens’ Tiles Unlimited joins “Toys for Tots” to help spread holiday joy this season After its 2-time participation on the popular NBC television series, “George to the Rescue,” with a third just announced, Tiles Unlimited continues its commitment to “Making a difference one square foot at a time,” by serving as a drop-off location this […]

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Queens Chamber of Commerce honors business people of the year
THE COURIER/Photo by Alan Ngai

The Queens Chamber of Commerce honored their Business People of the Year with awards presented during a gala event Thursday night at Terrace on the Park. Executive Director Thomas Grech remarked on the constant evolution of the Chamber, including initiatives such as the newly formed real estate committee. “Please know that every action we take […]

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Glendale Business to be Featured on NBC’s George to the Rescue
George to the Rescue

The popular NBC television show “George to the Rescue” will feature Queens’ own Tiles Unlimited for two episodes airing on September 26 and October 17. The home renovation series stars contractor, George Oliphant and his team of workers and volunteers, as they renovate the homes of deserving families. For five years, George and his team […]

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