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Cuomo signs tax exemption for state breweries
Cuomo signs tax exemption for state breweries
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/20/2012 at 9:28AM

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation recently that gives small breweries in New York state an important tax exemption and waives an annual state liquor authority fee. In April, a similar state tax break ended after a Massachusetts-based beer importer, Shelton Brothers, filed a lawsuit. The state, which last year launched an “I Love NY Brew” [...]

First Queens brewery in decades opening soon
First Queens brewery in decades opening soon
News Queens Courier Staff 6/07/2012 at 11:55AM

BY ASHLEY WELCH Queens will soon be home to its first brewery in decades with the opening of SingleCut Beersmiths in Astoria later this year. The company’s president and owner Rich Buceta said that the new brewery, which will be located at 19-33 37th St., is a natural fit for the borough. “Queens has not [...]

St. Patrick’s Day around Queens
St. Patrick’s Day around Queens
News Billy Rennison 3/16/2012 at 2:48PM

Queens’ St. Patrick’s parades have passed and for those that want to avoid the madness of Manhattan there are a plethora of options right here in the borough. Bars around Queens borough are serving up St. Paddy’s Day specials, so revelers can save some green. Here are some spots around the borough to celebrate: Austin [...]

A Garden Party at the Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden in Astoria
A Garden Party at the Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden in Astoria
Dining Steve Mosco 1/17/2012 at 12:29PM

There is a 100-year-old urban oasis in the middle of Astoria that draws huge crowds of revelers during the warm summer months. This meeting place, the Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, provides an outdoor space for people of all ages – a park among city asphalt, an advantage that the venerable spot holds over all [...]

A feast just off Bell Boulevard
A feast just off Bell Boulevard
Dining Steve Mosco 12/28/2011 at 1:14PM

There are plenty of places to eat, drink and be merry on Bell Boulevard – but for a comfortably elegant setting, turn your attention just off of Bayside’s main strip. Bentley’s Off Bell (213-41 39th Avenue), a newly opened restaurant featuring delectable international fare, entices patrons the moment the doors swing open. The restaurant is [...]