NEW YORK — Developers have broken ground for a new $23 million Stop & Shop supermarket that will anchor a new mixed-use community built on long-vacant land in Rockaway Beach in the borough of Queens. The store will be part of the Averne By The Sea development and is financed in part by $5.5 million in tax-exempt bonds made available though the federal stimulus program, Gerry Romski, a project manager for developer Benjamin-Beechwood, told SN. Once a vibrant waterfront community, Averne ...

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