Tuesday, July 2, 2013


Distributor in Astoria brews up business

When owner Brian Donaldson discusses Native Coffee Roasters, his new, independent coffee distribution business based in Astoria, through every gesture, every smile, his passion for the beverage comes through. Comment

Saturday, June 29, 2013


Queens Chamber unveils app for boro tourism

Queens’ many diverse attractions can now be easily accessed on its own, free “This is Queens” mobile application. The Queens Chamber of Commerce and NYC Regional Economic Development Council presented the app at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Wednesday. Comment

Bayside Village BID looks back on busy year

Virtually all 30 members of the Bayside Village Business Improvement District chose to return to the board after a booming and progressive year, its leaders said. Comments (1)

Friday, June 28, 2013


Cuomo’s economy czar pays visit to Queens College

One of the state’s top economic advisers spoke at a Queens College breakfast last week where he discussed several borough businesses that have taken advantage of millions in grant money, although Queens as a whole still lags behind other counties. Comment

Avella’s bill balances scale in business lease renewals

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) hopes a proposed bill will give small business owners more clout in lease negotiations within the five boroughs. Comment

Thursday, June 27, 2013


Uncle George’s Greek Tavern closes its doors: City Marshal’s Office

Uncle George’s Greek Tavern, a beloved Astoria restaurant that specialized in rustic Mediterranean cooking, has closed its doors, according to a spokeswoman for the city Marshal’s Office. Comment


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