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Queens shoe store opens baseball batting cages on site as part of unique business venture


Feb. 20, 2024 By Rachel Butler Combining the world of fashion and sports, a Flushing shoe store owner has innovatively introduced baseball batting cages within his premises. The unique addition comes after owner Peter Song, 46, observed a notable absence of batting cages in Flushing and the neighboring areas. Shoe Village, located at 45-22 162nd…
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Jennifer Lopez set to perform at UBS Arena this summer


Feb. 19, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Latin superstar Jennifer Lopez is coming to UBS Arena in Belmont this summer, following the release of a new album and movie.  Lopez announced her “This Is Me…Now: The Tour” last Friday, after a five year hiatus from the stage. The announcement also coincided with the release of her first studio album in over a decade, “This Is Me…Now,” which is the first of three albums to chronicle her life story.  The tour will kick off in Orlando, Florida on June 26 and culminate with a final show on Aug. 31 in Houston, Texas….
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Sunnysider wins Acker award for graphic novel on LES legend Clayton Patterson

Feb. 14, 2024 By admin Feb. 14, 2024 By Kim Brown In 2005, Sunnysider Julian Voloj received an anonymous phone call from someone who would become an integral part of his life. At the time, Voloj–who was born in Germany to Colombian parents–was giving walking tours of the Lower East Side. The voice on the… Read more »

Sustainable Sunnyside florist gears up for Valentine’s Day

Feb. 13, 2024 By admin Feb. 13, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain A Sunnyside florist using eco-friendly and locally-sourced products is gearing up for Valentine’s Day with a selection of romantic floral arrangements for Feb. 14. Tangni Cortes, a Sunnyside resident originally from Nicaragua, opened Ora – La Casa De Las Flores at 42-08 43rd… Read more »

Queens gets its own Monopoly: Call for locals to shape the board

Feb. 13, 2024 By admin Feb. 13, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain Roll the dice, Queens! Entertainment giant Top Trumps USA will launch a Queens edition of board game classic Monopoly this fall and is seeking the input of Queens residents and businesses to capture the true essence of the borough. Top Trumps has collaborated… Read more »

Sunnyside Community Services hosting vaccination clinic Feb. 13

Feb. 9, 2024 By zgewelb Feb. 9, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The Sunnyside-based nonprofit Sunnyside Community Services will be holding a vaccination clinic Tuesday, Feb. 13 from noon to 2 p.m. This event comes in partnership with the Queens pharmacy Hopkins Drugs and Compounding. People 12 years of age and older can receive their flu… Read more »