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Sunnyside’s ’99 Cent Paradise’ is for sale

April 23, By Christian Murray The 99 cent store located at 42-06 Greenpoint Avenue is for sale. The store, called 99 cent Paradise, is on the market for $300,000. The owner said that she is selling the business so she can tend to a sick relative in Bangladesh. This sale would come just two years […]

Parks Department starts work on Thomas P. Noonan Playground overhaul

  April 22, By Christian Murray The New York City Parks Dept. has started work on the $2.2 million revamp of Thomas P. Noonan Playground that will include upgrading the rainbow sprinkler system, putting in a new children’s play area, new fencing, new shrubbery and the resurfacing of the basketball courts. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, […]

New Mexican restaurant replaces “Chips”

April 20, By Christian Murray Chips, the well-known Mexican restaurant located at 42-15 Queens Blvd, was recently sold. Janet and Audiel Acantar, who are related to the outgoing owner Miguel Hernandez, bought the restaurant and are making some slight changes to the menu and decor. The biggest change, however, will be to the name. The husband-and-wife duo are renaming the restaurant El […]

FDNY looks to acquire 43rd Street site in order to keep spare fire engines

April 18, By Christian Murray The FDNY has its sights set on acquiring a property on 43rd Street that would be used to house spare fire engines. The property, located at 39-34 43rd Street, will not be used as a firehouse, but instead as a facility that will have a supply of spare fire engines– as well […]

40th Street food vendors get the boot

April 17, By Christian Murray The food vendors at 40th Street have been removed. Earlier this week, the police arrived and notified them that their time was up and that they needed to go elsewhere. Joe Conley, chairman of Community Board 2, said the vendors were violating the law by operating out of that location. […]

Police search for man using fake ATM card

April 17, By Christian Murray The police are searching for a man who has been using a cloned ATM card to withdraw cash. The police said that the suspect used the card at the Rite Aid Pharmacy located at 60-26 Woodside Avenue on March 28 at about 2:45pm and withdrew $400. He then used the […]

Caffe bene expected to open by end of month

April 16, By Christian Murray Caffe bene, the multi-national coffee giant based out of South Korea, is expected to open its Sunnyside operation by the end of this month. The café, which will be at located at 41-31 Queens Blvd, will be selling conventional items such as brewed coffee, hot and cold beverages, pastries, croissants, […]

Icon 52 rents out in six weeks

April 15 A Woodside rental building, touted as affordable luxury, is full after being on the market just six weeks, according to the Daily News. The 9-story building, called Icon52, is comprised of 66 units, with prices significantly higher that the rent most other Woodsiders pay. Studios at the 52-05 Queens Blvd building start at […]

New owner takes over old bar, with plans to freshen it up

April 14, By Christian Murray The Leitrim House, one of this neighborhood’s oldest bars located at 45-06 48th Ave., was sold last month and the new owner has plans to renovate it. Jason Spratt, who is taking over the establishment, will be renaming it “The Jar” and aims to bring in a new crowd as […]

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