With September quickly approaching, teachers are thinking about back to school shopping and one Long Island City organization is providing supplies for free.
In food related news, the first Chick-fil-A in Queens will open on Sept. 1 and the first 100 people in line will win a year’s supply of free food. Dairy Queen is also adding new locations to New York City and wants to open new locations in the “World’s Borough.”
Here are the top 10 stories from around Queens this week:
- Teachers getting ready for school can pick up free supplies at this Long Island City warehouse.
- The first Chick-fil-A in Queens will open at Queens Center mall on Sept. 1.
- A burglar stole $26,000 in cash and $4,000 in checks from a popular Bayside cafe.
- Beer Belly’s in Bayside unexpectedly went belly up.
- Northeast Queens was the site of a large pesticide spraying to combat the Zika virus this week.
- Check out 6 great waterfront restaurants to dine at this summer.
- A woman committed suicide by jumping off the platform of a train in Elmhurst.
- A Bayside doctor illegally sold diet pills after losing his license.
- Expect a lot more Dairy Queen in Queens as the franchise plans a massive expansion in New York.
- A 10-year-old boxer from Springfield Gardens has taken the boxing world by storm.