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Workers left unemployed for Christmas after Trade Fair abruptly closes
Workers left unemployed for Christmas after Trade Fair abruptly closes
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 12/17/2013 at 3:33PM

Rafael Polanco is going to have to tell his two children that Christmas this year might come without presents.
The East Elmhurst resident, along with 49 other union workers, all lost their jobs on Tuesday, December 10 when the Trade Fair Supermarket on 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights closed its doors abruptly without giving the workers any notice.

Woodside gentlemen’s club denied cabaret license by Community Board 1
West Angy Altamirano 11/21/2013 at 3:23PM

One Woodside gentlemen’s club has been given the thumbs down to bring more dancing girls to the stage. Community Board 1 (CB1) voted on Tuesday to deny NYC Gentlemen’s Club , located at 26-50 Brooklyn Queens Expressway West, a cabaret license allowing them to have more than two women working at the same time. Currently, [...]

Despite setbacks, Maspeth Knockdown Center determined to host events
Despite setbacks, Maspeth Knockdown Center determined to host events
Southwest Liam La Guerre 10/30/2013 at 1:27PM

The Knockdown Center is not backing down. The Department of Buildings (DOB) recently reviewed and disapproved the center’s plan for a Place of Assembly Certificate of Operation (PA) on October 24, but Knockdown’s manager said they will tweak their proposal until it meets regulations. The PA is required for a site that seeks to have [...]

Maspeth residents and leaders are split over arts center
Maspeth residents and leaders are split over arts center
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 10/09/2013 at 3:49PM

Maspeth leaders and residents are ready to rumble over the Knockdown Center. The center, a former glass and door factory turned arts hall, has hosted everything from weddings, Tiki Disco parties and even a mini-golf art exhibition since last year. Now, owners are applying for a license from the State’s Liquor Authority (SLA) to serve [...]

Councilmember Richards refuses bribe to support liquor store near Springfield Gardens school
Councilmember Richards refuses bribe to support liquor store near Springfield Gardens school
Southeast Maggie Hayes 9/16/2013 at 1:06PM

A would-be business owner was recently busted for attempting to bribe a southeast Queens pol, according to officials. Tarsem Singh applied to open a liquor store on North Conduit Avenue, right across the street from Springfield Gardens High School. The proposal was heavily opposed by Councilmember Donovan Richards and the Springfield Gardens community. “Our children [...]