Tag: sports

Queens shoe store opens baseball batting cages on site as part of unique business venture

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Feb. 20, 2024 By Rachel Butler Combining the world of fashion and sports, a Flushing shoe store owner has innovatively introduced baseball batting cages within his premises. The unique addition comes after owner Peter Song, 46, observed a notable absence of batting cages in Flushing and the neighboring areas. Shoe Village, located at 45-22 162nd St. in east Flushing, has been in business since 2006, but it wasn’t until Song’s son began using space inside the store to practice his baseball that he thought that this could be a profitable idea. “When the store was closed for three months during…
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Flushing councilwoman joins senior citizens for free tennis program in Kissena Park

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Sep. 26, 2023 By Rachel Butler Flushing Councilwoman Sandra Ung joined local senior citizens at Kissena Park for the first session of a free tennis program that is now available to residents ages 60 and above. The program is administered by the City Parks Foundation and made possible due to a $15,000 allocation in the…
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