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From “ Legacy to Legal” Queens native opens Silk Road NYC, Jamaica Avenue’s second licensed cannabis dispensary

Inset_ Sohan joined by his wife and daughter cut the ribbon with staff and OCM rep Damian Fagon and Cannabus NYC founder Dasheeda Dawson (right)

Feb. 27, 2024 By Athena Dawson Jamaica’s second recreational cannabis dispensary opened on Friday, Feb. 23, with the owner and his family holding a grand opening celebration. Silk Road NYC, located at 166-30 Jamaica Ave.,  is the second licensed cannabis shop to open in downtown Jamaica, with the other being Good Grades that opened last…
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JPMorgan Chase to host estate planning workshop at Jamaica branch

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Feb. 26, 2024 By Czarinna Andres As part of its commitment to financial education and planning, JPMorgan Chase is set to host an Estate Planning workshop on March 9 at its Jamaica branch. The event aims to equip attendees with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate the complexities of estate planning as a means…
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NYPD Community Affairs Bureau hosts powerlifting and basketball event at J-CAP

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Feb. 23, 2024 By Gabriele Holtermann The gym at J-CAP, a bilingual residential drug treatment program for adults and young adults in Jamaica, Queens, was abuzz on Wednesday when the NYPD Community Affairs Bureau hosted a powerlifting and basketball competition for cops, kids, and the community during winter recess. The DJs of Radio Hot 97 kept the crowd pumped and also handed out free shirts, cups, and bags. Team ESPN New York gave out free basketball cards while Reign Storm kept players and guests fueled with their energy drinks. Part of the fun activities was a friendly tire flip competition,…
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New interactive street art “Lights Up” downtown Jamaica 

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Feb. 16, 2024 By Athena Dawson The Downtown Jamaica Partnership launched three free new interactive street art installations in the heart of downtown Jamaica. The temporary installment dubbed the ‘‘Light Lane ” features  colorful lights and music that emits from the three stationary bikes that make up the installments. When pedaled, different graphics appear on…
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NYC restaurant week is back with over 30 restaurants participating in Queens

Jan. 15, 2024 By admin 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… Read more »

Cops searching for gunman in Jamaica shooting: NYPD

Aug. 16, 2023 By Bill Parry

Police from the 103rd Precinct in Jamaica are looking for a gunman who opened fire Wednesday morning at the busy intersection of Sutphin Boulevard and Jamaica Avenue, leaving one man wounded.