38 THE QUEENS COURIER • LIVING IN BAYSIDE • MAY 11, 2017 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT WWW.QNS.COM living in bayside Bay Terrace: Bayside’s go-to place to shop Th e Bay Terrace Shopping Center, American Eagle Outfitters, Men’s Allora Italian Restaurant and Bar. located at Bell Boulevard and 26th Wearhouse, the Children’s Place, Foot Shopping looking to quench their thirst Avenue, was built in the 1960’s. Over Locker, Alicia’s Jewelers, Bath and or have a bite to eat can also consider visiting the decades, the open-air shopping center, Body Works, Yankee Candle, Verizon Ben’s Deli, Panera Bread, Terrace owned by Cord Meyer Development Wireless and GameStop. Diner, Jack’s Pizza or Dunkin Donuts. Company, has endured and grown, and Dinner and a movie? See a fi lm at Loews And for the sweet tooth? Yogurt Couture, today off ers a wide variety of shops to Cineplex on the upper level and choose from on the lower level, next to Victoria’s Queens residents. restaurants located throughout the shopping Secret. Shoppers can fi nd dozens of retail center, including Applebee’s, Asian Terrace, Th e shopping center is also home to storefronts, including HomeGoods, Outback Steakhouse or the newly opened Stop & Shop supermarket, Christie & Co. Salon and Spa, Bayview Cleaners, Bay Benjamin Real Estate, Liberty Travel and a Martial Arts center. Plentiful free parking can be found on both the lower and upper levels. Th e Q28 and Q13 buses also run to the shopping hub. For a full list of stores or for more information, visit the Bay Terrace Shopping Center website at bayterrace.com. Bell Boulevard fun facts • Bell Boulevard was originally named Bell Avenue, but was changed during the 1930s. A stone pillar at the corner of Bell Boulevard and 36th Avenue commemorates the roadway’s old name. • Bell Boulevard was named for Abraham Bell, an Irish Quaker who owned a large farm in the area, and not Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, like some people mistakenly believe. • Bell Boulevard was home to Bayside Th eater, which opened in 1927, closed down during the great depression, reopened in 1941, and fi nally closed for good in 2001. • Bell Boulevard intersects with three major highways, the Grand Central Parkway to the south, the Long Island Expressway right in the middle, and the Cross Island Parkway to the north. • Queens’s fi rst White Castle appeared at the northwest corner of Bell and Northern boulevards in the 1930s, and has been there to the present day. • Speaking of eateries on Bell Boulevard, the roadway is known for its array of culinary treasures with over a dozen bars and even more restaurants ranging from chains to smaller ethnic spots serving dishes from all over the world.
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