Tuesday, July 19, 2016


Sol Food & Drink sets up shop on Bell Boulevard

Sol Food & Drink is the latest addition to the Bell Boulevard business district, offering a sophisticated atmosphere for young professionals to gather. Business partners Paul Rhee, Dev Viswanath and Norman Cheng took over the space, which had been inhabited by Conga’s Bar and Grill, to start a new adventure in the restaurant business. Sol, located at 40-09 Bell Blvd., officially opened its doors June 24. Comments (3)

Monday, July 18, 2016


Chamber of Commerce to launch Business Accelerator Program

The Queens Chamber of Commerce and state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) announced the allocation of $75,000 in funding to launch the Business Accelerator Program, a service designed to help the creation and maintenance of Queens-based start-ups and keep recent CUNY grads in the borough by creating jobs for them. Comments (2)

Friday, July 15, 2016


Queens Courage and Neir’s team up to showcase gin

Queens Courage gin distiller Chris Murillo held a tasting at historic Neir’s Tavern in Woodhaven last Friday showcasing his resurrection of a little known blend of the spirit by the name of “Old Tom’s.” Astoria Distilling Company, located in Long Island City, is a start-up founded by Murillo who left his job as a corporate attorney to pursue his dreams of making craft liquor. Comment


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