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Korean restaurant chain Bonchon opens new location at Queens Center Mall

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Feb. 21, 2024 By Rachel Butler Bonchon, the globally celebrated Korean restaurant chain, has announce the grand opening of their newest venue inside the Queens Center Mall, located at 90-15 Queens Boulevard, Elmhurst. This grand opening is set for Wednesday, Feb. 21st. Owned and operated by local Queens franchisees, Kelly Moughal and Muhammad Saleem, this…
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Two men sought in attempted armored truck heist at Queens Center Mall: NYPD

Feb. 16, 2024 By Bill Parry Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst are looking for two men who attempted to rob an armed security guard transporting money from an armored truck into the Queens Center Mall in broad daylight last week. The attempted heist unfolded at around 2:10 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8 as… Read more »

NYC restaurant week is back with over 30 restaurants participating in Queens

Jan. 15, 2024 By Isabel Song Beer and Czarinna Andres New York City Restaurant Week is back and better than ever with over 600 participating restaurants, including more than 30 in Queens. Beginning Jan. 16 and running through Feb. 4, NYC Restaurant Week bills itself as an opportunity to explore new dining experiences as well… Read more »

Elmhurst Hospital celebrates new Citi Bike installation

  Dec. 12, 2023 By Bill Parry   Elmhurst Hospital recently celebrated a new arrival, not in its maternity ward, but outside, with the Department of Transportation installing a Citi Bike rack across the street. DOT Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez cut the ribbon on the much-anticipated Citi Bike rack on Nov. 29 that has been installed… Read more »

Parent association plants daffodil bulbs at Elmhurst school in honor of 9/11, COVID-19 victims

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Nov. 16, 2023 By Rachel Butler Members of a school parent association in Queens planted more than 1,000 daffodil bulbs earlier this month at an Elmhurst school to honor the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and COVID-19. Parents and students from the P.S./I.S. 102Q Parent Association planted the bulbs at the 55-24 Van Horn St. school on Nov. 3 that were donated by New Yorkers for Parks, a nonprofit organization.  The non-profit has been in existence for over 100 years and aims to protect and promote open spaces across New York.  In 2001, the organization established The Daffodil Project,…
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