Friedman was a lifelong Queens resident.
Astoria Restaurant Week will run from Sept. 19 to 28, with a special tasting event on Tuesday.
The small business incubator will lend support to local store owners who want to set up shop in the mall.
The city's chambers of commerce have harnessed a grant to form merchants' groups in 'underserved' areas.
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