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Op-Ed: Protect older adults in Queens from abuse

Feb. 27, 2024 By Shyvonne Noboa We face a number of challenges as we age. But perhaps one of the most distressing is elder abuse. A 2021 study found that more than 1 in 10 older adults in New York State has experienced mistreatment. Elder abuse refers to neglect, financial exploitation, emotional or verbal abuse,… Read more »

Sustainable Sunnyside florist gears up for Valentine’s Day

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 Ave. in 2020 and has… Read more »

Kelsey Grammer to visit Donovan’s Pub in Woodside, to promote brewing company

Jan. 16, 2024 By Christian Murray Kelsey Grammer, best known for his role as Dr. Frasier Crane in the hit-TV series “Frasier,” will be visiting Donovan’s Pub in Woodside next week to pour beers with the locals. Grammer, 68, whose character Frasier first appeared on the TV series “Cheers,” will be on hand to promote… Read more »

Chipotle coming to Sunnyside next fall in place of Burger King

Dec. 29, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan In place of the recently shuttered Burger King in Sunnyside, a new Chipotle Mexican Grill is set to open in the fall of 2024.  The corner spot on 41 Street and Queens Blvd. will open sometime next fall, according to a company spokesperson. The storefront sits next door to… Read more »

New Year, New Flavors: Western Queens Welcomes Exciting New Restaurants

Dec. 30, 2023 By Czarinna Andres Food enthusiasts and gastronomes in western Queens have plenty of reasons to celebrate with a culinary cornucopia of new dining options. From cozy neighborhood joints to stylish eateries, this diverse borough is adding new dimensions to its vibrant food scene. Here’s a taste of the exciting new restaurants that… Read more »