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Voting underway for Queens Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural best barbecue competition

Aug. 29, 2023 By Bill Parry After Rocco’s of Roc Beach was declared the winner of the inaugural Queens’ Best Pizza Competition organized by the Queens Chamber of Commerce in February and Empanadas Café in Corona was declared the winner of the Queens’ Best Empanada Competition in May, voting has begun to determine who has the best barbecue restaurant in the borough. Members of the public are encouraged to vote for their favorite eatery from among 19 nominated establishments to settle the debate over who in Queens serves up the best barbecue. The nominated restaurants include traditional barbecue joints, as…
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Planet Fitness opens new Fresh Meadows location

Jul. 6, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Planet Fitness showed off its new Fresh Meadows location featuring state-of-the-art equipment on Thursday, July 6. Among some of the notable individuals on hand to celebrate the grand opening of the new location at 6109 190th St. were Assemblywoman Nily Rozic, Supreme Fitness Group Vice President of Marketing Dale…
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Local BID promotes dine-in restaurants during weeklong Taste of Woodhaven event

May. 23, 2023 By Anthony Medina The Woodhaven Business Improvement District (BID) kicked off its Taste of Woodhaven event aimed at promoting local restaurants along Jamaica Avenue on Monday, May 22.  The weeklong event features 17 dine-in restaurants serving a variety of foods at specialty prices and continues until Monday, May 29.  For Caridad Restaurant, on…
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Queens Chamber of Commerce announces new members of its board of directors

May. 1, 2023 By Bill Parry

The Queens Chamber of Commerce welcomed five new members to its board of directors on April 25. Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz presided over a swearing-in ceremony at Bourbon Street in Bayside as part of the chamber’s annual meeting and elections of officers and directors.

These Queens restaurants were featured on the New York Times’ ‘100 Best Restaurants in New York City’ list

Apr. 28, 2023 By Emily Davenport The Queens Chamber of Commerce is offering its congratulations to the 19 Queens restaurants that were featured on the New York Times’ “100 Best Restaurants in NYC” list. Based on his decade of writing reviews, restaurant critic Pete Wells compiled the restaurant list and ranked the city’s top restaurants….
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