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Global lime shortage squeezes Queens bars, restaurants
Global lime shortage squeezes Queens bars, restaurants
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 4/10/2014 at 7:16AM

A global lime shortage is affecting restaurants and bars throughout Queens. Most of the limes used in the U.S. come from Mexico, where heavy rains and an infectious tree disease affecting the lime crop have forced lime prices to quadruple over the past few months

Air quality alert issued for NYC due to NJ brush fire
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/07/2014 at 1:16PM

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the city until 11 p.m. as smoke from a New Jersey brush fire reportedly continues to impact the area.