Northeast

Only gas station in Bay Terrace set to close in August
Only gas station in Bay Terrace set to close in August
Business Liam La Guerre 7/22/2014 at 7:27PM

The only gas station in Bay Terrace, a Gulf and Dunkin Donuts combo outlet located near the Bay Terrace Shopping Center on Bell Boulevard, is set to close on August 28, after developer Cord Meyer decided not to renew a lease with the station’s owner.

Bayside outdoor concert series to start next month
Bayside outdoor concert series to start next month
Northeast Liam La Guerre 7/17/2014 at 3:14PM

The Bayside Village Business Improvement District (BID) signed a lease with the MTA for the small green space on 41st Avenue adjacent to the LIRR station house, hoping to hold an outdoor concerts series this year and other activities, officials said.

Queens businesses brace for LIRR strike impact
Queens businesses brace for LIRR strike impact
Northeast Liam La Guerre 7/16/2014 at 4:10PM

The potential LIRR work stoppage, which could start on July 20, would not only strand thousands of commuters, but also hurt small businesses in Queens like Ahmed Iftikhar’s newsstand, which depends on LIRR service for customers.

Bayside BID envisions innovative parking garage for municipal lot expansion
Bayside BID envisions innovative parking garage for municipal lot expansion
Business Liam La Guerre 7/15/2014 at 5:41PM

Officials from the Bayside Village Business Improvement District (BID), which plans to conduct a feasibility study to expand the Bayside municipal lot on 41st Avenue, are hoping to erect a forward-thinking innovative garage that people want to park in and be in, they explained in an annual meeting on Monday.