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Trader Joe's in Queens! 
22nd-Oct-2007 01:09 am
Buddha
I was just over by the Trader Joe's in Queens and they have a sign up announcing the Grand Opening!  Save the date!  It's October 26!

You can get there via the Q23, Q54, Q53 and Q11 buses.  The E, F, J, R, V and G trains all connect to these buses. 

Yay!
Comments 
22nd-Oct-2007 05:31 am (UTC)
Oooo! Is this in Forest Hills?
22nd-Oct-2007 06:48 am (UTC)
Yup! It's on the border of Rego Park and Forest Hills. It might be at the border of Glendale too, since the Home Depot close by is in Glendale.

The cross-streets are Woodhaven Blvd and Metropolitan Ave.

I can't wait!
22nd-Oct-2007 02:17 pm (UTC)
Yayy! Thanks for telling us. :)
22nd-Oct-2007 07:04 am (UTC)
Thanks for the info, I've been waiting for this! =)

I was wondering where it was going to be, I knew it was FH but I didn't know the exact location.
Of course being selfish I wish I didn't have to take train+bus, it's bus+train to get to the one in Union square. I was hoping for one mode of transportation. ;)
22nd-Oct-2007 11:58 am (UTC)
I was told about this TWO YEARS ago and thought it must have been faulty information so I stopped paying attention. BEHOLD! Man, I am so excited. I wonder if there'll be a bouncer at this one regulating the flow of shoppers as there was at the Union Square TJs...
22nd-Oct-2007 12:38 pm (UTC)
nice, hopefully it'll take some of the load off the manhattan location and there won't be an hour long wait any more?
22nd-Oct-2007 01:32 pm (UTC)
Really! I heard it ws going to be Halloween but the 26th is even better. I'm excited. :)
22nd-Oct-2007 03:54 pm (UTC)
It's to be open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. I'm trying to find out if there'll be $3 Chuck, but I doubt it.

I drove by it yesterday and they still don't have the big illuminated sign up.
22nd-Oct-2007 07:32 pm (UTC)
What is a $3 Chuck? Is that the wine?
22nd-Oct-2007 09:29 pm (UTC)
Yep, Charles Shaw wine. I think they have to have a separate storefront for wine/beer sales, which can't happen at the Queens store. *sigh*
23rd-Oct-2007 11:49 pm (UTC)
Ahhh. The California ones have beer and wines in the same store, if I'm not mistaken. sucks.
22nd-Oct-2007 06:51 pm (UTC)
The buses can also access the 7 train as well, just a longer ride (Q53 at Woodside).
22nd-Oct-2007 08:05 pm (UTC)
Yeah, you take the Q53 from 75 St and Broadway, just off the 7/R/V/E/F/G train stop at 74 St Roosevelt. It's only a short jaunt to Metropolitan Ave from there, I think 5 stops. And it's quick!
22nd-Oct-2007 07:21 pm (UTC)
Hey-- random question.. Are you the Gelo who did a real deal review for Mezzo Mezzo? If not, just ignore me..haha.
22nd-Oct-2007 08:07 pm (UTC)
Yes I am. Where'd you read it at?
22nd-Oct-2007 08:10 pm (UTC)
I read it sitting in theKbuzz office-- I'm Maria ;)
23rd-Oct-2007 11:49 pm (UTC)
lol. Hi Maria. :-)
23rd-Oct-2007 02:21 pm (UTC)
Ooooooo.

Now if only we could get a Whole Foods...
25th-Oct-2007 10:54 am (UTC)
SO excited! Now my pierogies won't be all thawed out and soggy by the time I get home.

Any word on if there will be a separate liquor store? I love their wine. My current favorite is the Bodega Septima Malbec - only $7, sells for $10+ at other stores.
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