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Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015

Ridgewood

Eclectic Belgian beer bar with social atmosphere hits Ridgewood

They are an American phenomenon — drinking establishments where bartenders spend more time texting on their phones than assisting customers, or where patrons keep their eyes glued to televisions rather than talking to the person next to them. Comment

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Jamaica

United pulls up wheels at JFK this fall

United Airlines announced that it would leave John F. Kennedy International Airport permanently by Oct. 25 and move its West Coast daily flights to Newark Liberty International Airport. Comment

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Astoria

Neighborhood record store set to open in Astoria

Neighborhood record stores have been in decline for over two decades, but one Astoria resident believes they’re ready for a comeback. That is why Javi Velasquez is ready to open HiFi Records at 23-19 Steinway St. early next month. According to Nielsen, U.S. album sales between January and March of this year were up 53 percent from the same period last year. Comment

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Jamaica

Jamaica business look forward to improvements

The Jamaica Business Improvement District had its annual meeting Tuesday, where keynote speaker York College president Marcia Kiesz talked about future project idea such as first ever CUNY School of Pharmacy and capital investment in the startup industry, at the Harvest Room since the launch of Jamaica Now action plan this year in downtown Jamaica. Comments (1)

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Bayside

Plastic foam to-go containers on the way out

After July 1, the city will no longer permit restaurants to use EPS products, commonly referred to as Styrofoam, a good and cheap insulator used to hold food and beverage products. Comments (1)

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