Tag: Queens

GoFundMe campaign raises nearly $250K for Jackson Heights woman left paralyzed after being pushed against moving subway train

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May 31, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A GoFundMe page has raised nearly $250,000 for a Jackson Heights woman who was pushed head-first against a moving train in Manhattan last month, leaving her with life-changing neck and spinal injuries. The fund was established for 35-year-old Emine Ozsoy, a graphic designer and barista who was on her… Read more »

Company behind NYC’s famous street nuts moves production operation to Astoria

May 23, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A company known for supplying honey-roasted nuts to pushcart operators around the city has moved its production operations to Astoria. Nuts4Nuts, which was established in 1993, opened a new roasting and packaging facility at 34-01 30th St. on May 13. The company has taken over a former industrial space,… Read more »

U.S. Postal Service rolls out crime prevention plan to address spike in mail theft

May. 17, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will replace tens of thousands of keys used by letter carriers and will install high security collection boxes, among other important upgrades, to prevent the rise of mail theft, according to Queens Congresswoman Grace Meng.  Over the past year, Meng has urged the Postal…
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Sephora opens new storefront at The Shops at Skyview in Flushing

May. 15, 2023 By Julia Moro The Shops at Skyview in Flushing welcomed Sephora with a grand opening event, Friday, May 12, featuring famous Filipino actress Yam Concepcion, Sephora Beauty Ambassador giveaways, a live DJ, drinks and more. The opening event was held on May 12 at The Shops at Skyview, located at 40-24 College…
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Public Theater Mobile Unit brings free, outdoor bilingual musical production to Queens

May. 5, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed This month, The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit is embarking on a new tour in Queens with a bilingual musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘The Comedy of Errors” that will include English and Spanish music inspired by styles across Latin America.  In partnership with New York City’s Department of Parks &…
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