Monday, March 14, 2016


Community leaders launch Flushing business survey

Flushing community leaders have teamed up with the city to conduct a comprehensive survey of businesses in the area. Comments (4)

Friday, March 11, 2016

Two Jamaica-raised baristas at the newly opened Starbucks in Jamaica, David Merrick and Nigel Armstrong, who met barely a month ago but have already branded themselves the “dynamic duo,” are excited the store will offer job training for youth in the community. Comment

CB 11 takes on suspicious businesses

Community Board 11 has alerted the mayor’s office about several Bayside businesses that it suspects are engaged in illegal and unlicensed activities. Comments (12)

Monday, March 7, 2016

Starbucks held a preview opening for its new store in Jamaica Monday, the first of at least 15 stores that will open throughout the United States to hire and train youth in diverse and urban communities. The store will officially open Tuesday at 6 a.m. Comments (6)



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