Bayside restaurant Bourbon Street expanding and adding rooftop


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photos by Liam La Guerre and Bourbon Street. Rendering via Bourbon Street.

Construction is in full swing to add a rooftop bar and a 125-seat second floor party room and to renovate the bistro’s façade to give it more of a southern flair in tune with its namesake street in New Orleans’ French Quarter.

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Bayside BID updates community on early results of parking study


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre

After months of collecting data for the Bayside Village Business Improvement District (BID) parking study, consulting firms VHB and Desman Associates can clearly show how desperate the area is for more parking.

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Bayside students put their creative problem-solving skills to the test


| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com

Photo Anthony Giudice

Two Bayside schools are each sending two teams to the New York State Odyssey of the Mind Association State Tournament for a chance to advance to the world finals in Michigan later this year.

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Bayside Historical Society looking to bring agriculture program to Fort Totten


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

The Bayside Historical Society is looking for a few good families to join its upstart community supported agriculture (CSA) program based at the Castle at Fort Totten.

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Bayside Village BID to hold April 14 hearing on local parking woes


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Those having a hard time finding parking near Bayside’s Bell Boulevard can vent their frustrations at a special public hearing the Bayside Village Business Improvement District (BID) will hold on the topic on Tuesday, April 14.

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Bayside Business Association re-elects members, talks 2015 outlook


| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com

Photos by Anthony Giudice

The Bayside Business Association (BBA) re-elected its slate of executive members and outlined its agenda for the next 12 months during the group’s annual membership and elections meeting on Friday at the Bayside Diner.

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Bayside students stay fit to help feed children in Africa


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Angy Altamirano

Since the beginning of March, 268 students, 40 teachers and other faculty members at P.S. 41 have been taking part in UNICEF’s Kid Power program which encourages students to be more active, while also feeding children in Africa.

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Bayside and Oakland Gardens residents reject plan to replace wooded area with parking lot


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Eric Jankiewicz

Bayside’s Community Board 11 rejected a developer’s request Monday night to build a parking lot on a pristine patch of land that runs along 77th Avenue after neighborhood residents banded together to stop the destruction of open space protected under decades-old zoning.

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Housekeeper held against will and tortured by Bayside employers: police


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Sketch courtesy of NYPD

A housekeeper was kidnapped, beaten and burned by the Bayside couple she worked for as they accused her of stealing money and jewels from their home and threatened to kill her if she didn’t return the goods, police said.

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