Tuesday, July 31, 2012


Whitestone sweet shop pleases every palate

A new Whitestone bakery opened five months ago in a neighborhood already teeming with traditional pastry shops, but that might be exactly why Golden Sparrow will succeed. Comments (1)

Sunday, July 29, 2012


BID looks ahead in Bayside

With its new board mostly intact, the Bayside Village Business Improvement District has nowhere to look but forward after hosting its annual meeting last week, and with new Executive Director Lyle Sclair at the helm, the supply of ideas is not at a premium. Comment

Friday, July 27, 2012


Bayside leaders want to know whether post office is moving

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) joined local leaders Friday, including Assemblyman Ed Braunstein (D-Bayside), Community Board 11 Chairman Jerry Iannece, and East Bayside Homeowners Association President Frank Skala, to protest a possible relocation of the Bayside post office at 212-35 42nd Ave. Comment

Wednesday, July 25, 2012


Soda ban will hurt Queens businesses: Ferreras

Corona has been singled out as having the highest rate of childhood obesity in the city, but City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras (D-East Elmhurst) joined with local business owners and a new coalition last Thursday to say Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s soda ban is the wrong way to fight it. Comment


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