The curtain comes down on Scobee Diner


| lpenner@queenscourier.com

On Sunday night, November 28, 2010, it was a sad day for residents of Lakeville and Great Neck when Scobee Diner in neighboring Little Neck closed their doors for the very last time.  Since that date the site has remained vacant.  Sadly, this past Wednesday demolition actually began.  By the time you read this letter, the last remnants […]

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Board approves variance to move parking at former Scobee Diner site


| tcullen@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/File photo

Community Board 11 approved a variance that would shift parking at the former Scobee Diner site. The variance, which moves the parking lot to the back of the property, will improve safety, said Matt Carmody, a traffic engineer for new owner Lion Bee Equities. He said otherwise, drivers would have to back on to Northern […]

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The second anniversary of the Scobee Diner’s closure


| lpenner@queenscourier.com

It was a sad day for residents of Lakeville and Great Neck two years ago today when Scobee Diner in neighboring Little Neck closed their doors for the very last time Sunday night, Nov. 28, 2010. Growing up in the neighborhood during the late 1960s and early 1970s going to Scobee was part of my […]

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I miss my old neighborhood diner


| lpenner@queenscourier.com

It was a sad day for Lakeville and Great Neck residents four years ago today when Scobee Diner in neighboring Little Neck closed their doors for the very last time on Nov. 28, 2010. Growing up in the neighborhood during the late 1960s and early 1970s, going to Scobee was part of my life and […]

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Missing the Scobee


| letters@queenscourier.com

“Board approves variance for Scobee parking lot” (Terence M. Cullen, June 13) may be a losing bet for those considering opening up a new bank and dentist’s office. Within several blocks on Northern Boulevard in Little Neck are four other banks, three dentists’ offices and 20 additional vacant first- and second-floor storefronts. With the loss of both the […]

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Shopping may be in Scobee’s future


| mchan@queenscourier.com

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An applicant is looking to tear down a shuttered Little Neck diner to erect a retail and community facility in its place, according to a local community board. Lion Bee Equities, a Great Neck-based company, has proposed transforming the former Scobee Grill diner into a two-story building with retail on the first floor and a […]

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I Miss My Old Neighborhood Diner


| lpenner@queenscourier.com

It was a sad day for Lakeville and Great Neck one year ago today when the Scobee Diner in neighboring Little Neck closed their doors for the very last time Sunday night, November 28, 2010. Growing up in the neighborhood during the late 1960s and early 1970s going to Scobee was part of my life and of many others.  […]

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‘Bayside Diner’ will reopen soon


By Queens Courier Staff

The new owners of Bayside Diner, like many locals, refer to it as a “community landmark,” though it has served little purpose after being closed down last summer. Its new owners have said that will soon change. Antonia Katsihkis, who spoke on behalf of her husband Spiros and his brother, said that the diner will […]

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‘Bayside Diner’ will reopen soon


By Queens Courier Staff

The new owners of Bayside Diner, like many locals, refer to it as a “community landmark,” though it has served little purpose after being closed down last summer. Its new owners have said that will soon change. Antonia Katsihkis, who spoke on behalf of her husband Spiros and his brother, said that the diner will […]

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