New assistance program aims to help Flushing businesses grow
THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce has been selected by city agencies to offer several new business assistance programs as part of the launch and first phase of the “Flushing 2050 Community Building Initiative.” According to Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce Executive Director John Choe, Flushing 2050 is a long term visioning process to enable members […]

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Subway service changes to affect 15 lines this weekend
Photo by MTA / Patrick Cashin

Construction work to upgrade and maintain stations, tracks and signal systems is affecting weekend service on many of the City’s subway lines. The MTA is advising customers to allow for extra travel time if they rely on any of these trains. 1 From 11:45 p.m. Friday, January 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, February 1, South Ferry-bound 1 […]

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Subway service changes to affect 14 lines this weekend

Construction work to upgrade and maintain stations, tracks and signal systems is affecting weekend service on many of the city’s subway lines. The MTA is advising customers to allow for extra travel time if they rely on any of these trains. 3 At all times until Winter 2015/16 3 trains skip Rockaway Av and Van […]

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Sexy Batch owner provides freshly baked cookies for Queens fitness community
Photos courtesy of Sexy Batch

BY HAYLEY BRIDGEWATER Owner Nieves of Sexy Batch Baking Company has made it his business to become a staple in western Queens. He sells his cookies, made from the highest-quality ingredients, at the local businesses that he himself frequents: Astoria gaming store The Geekery HQ, rock climbing facility The Cliffs at LIC, and Queens gyms. […]

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New documentary on Jackson Heights opens tonight (in Astoria, of course!)
Photos courtesy of "In Jackson Heights"

Everybody has their own version of Jackson Heights. There’s the Indian shopping strip, the historic district, the booming Nepalese population, the long-standing gay community, the restaurants, Colombians, Ecuadorians, and so on and so on. Now, people can watch all those microcosms as they interact and thrive in the new documentary, “In Jackson Heights,” which starts a […]

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