Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015


Vape shop offers smokers an alternative to cigarettes

In downtown Flushing Dragon Vapes NYC, an e-cigarette shop, says its mission is to help people quit smoking and make a difference in the community. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015


Macy’s opens discount outlet at Queens Place in Elmhurst

The curtain went up Wednesday on a whole new concept for Macy’s shoppers in Elmhurst. The retail giant opened Backstage at the Queens Place shopping center, located at 55th Avenue and Queens Boulevard, an outlet offering deeply discounted designer brands. Comments (1)

Monday, Sept. 7, 2015


Bayside bookstore turns the page on five years of assisting people with disabilities

Now a part of the Bayside community for over five years, Turn The Page … Again, has become the neighborhood bookstore. More so, it has now given employment and vocational training opportunities to countless numbers of individuals who have mental disabilities like anxiety or mood disorders. Comments (1)

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015

Bay Terrace

Online petition urges Barnes & Noble to stay in Bay Terrace

A petition has been circulating online, started by a member of the community after she learned the Bay Terrace Shopping Center would be losing its Barnes & Noble bookstore, which has called the Bayside commercial center home since 1993. Comments (5)

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015

Forest Hills

Barnes & Noble to leave Queens

Barnes & Noble’s is leaving Queens. The retail book giant announced this week that it will be closing its two remaining Queens locations at Bay Terrace Shopping Center and Forest Hills. Comments (5)

Porn shop on Jamaica Ave. shuts down

After swift mobilization from civic leaders and elected officials, an adult store on Jamaica Avenue that opened in August has closed. Comments (1)


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