Bell Boulevard

New benches let Bayside shoppers take a load off
New benches let Bayside shoppers take a load off
News Alexa Altman 1/31/2013 at 5:04PM

Relax and kick up your feet, Bayside. Assisted by funding from former State Senator Frank Padavan and donations from the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Bayside Business Association installed 14 new benches along Bell Boulevard, the first phase of a multi-layer beautification initiative. “It’s always been a dream and a vision of people shopping on [...]

Bayside pizzeria Cascarino’s now only for catering and delivery
News Melissa Chan 1/31/2013 at 9:57AM

Cascarino’s, a popular Bayside pizzeria, has closed its Bell Boulevard restaurant, and is now only catering and delivering, managers said. Brick oven pizza lovers craving a slice can visit Cascarino’s other Whitestone store at 152-59 10th Avenue, which will remain the same, managers said. Co-owner Jimmy Coady cited logistics for the change. “The place was doing well, [...]

‘The Americans’ are coming to Bayside
‘The Americans’ are coming to Bayside
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 1/30/2013 at 12:22PM

A new FX series, “The Americans,” will be shooting an upcoming episode in Bayside and will be setting up in the area this week for the  shoot, according to the Bayside Village BID. The show, which premieres tonight at 10 p.m., is about the marriage of two KGB spies posing as Americans in suburban Washington D.C. [...]

Brrrrrrrr! How Queens is dealing with the cold
Brrrrrrrr! How Queens is dealing with the cold
News Queens Courier Staff 1/23/2013 at 4:39PM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY Baby it’s cold outside. With temperatures expected to stay below freezing, and wind chill factors making it feel even colder over the next week, Queens residents are bundling up to protect themselves from the frigid temperatures. Richard Schaffer, 51, of Bayside, volunteers to do yard work for the Lutheran Redeemer Church on [...]

Dine while you shop in Bayside
Dine while you shop in Bayside
News Melissa Chan 10/21/2012 at 8:39AM

The 230 businesses that line Bell Boulevard are 230 reasons alone to visit one of the busiest commercial corridors in the northeast portion of the borough, according to Bayside Village’s executive business director. The popular strip is well-known for its long established eateries and beloved bars, but Bayside Village Business Improvement District’s (BID) executive director, [...]

Business is backbone of Bayside community
Business is backbone of Bayside community
Business Sweetina Kakar 10/21/2012 at 6:45AM

Though neighborhoods change, over the years these businesses have been the backbone of the community. VIPizza 43-02 Bell Boulevard 718-229-9311 This Bayside-based pizzeria has been located in the neighborhood on the same corner of 43rd Street and Bell Boulevard for over 50 years. Known for its upside down and buffalo slice, along with great customer [...]

Barber shop to make way for Yogurtland
Barber shop to make way for Yogurtland
News Melissa Chan 10/12/2012 at 5:17AM

The last locks will soon fall at a popular barber shop after the three decade-long staple on Bell Boulevard shutters at the end of the month. Pace’s Hair Design, located at 40-02 Bell Boulevard, will permanently close its doors on October 27, according to Donato Cataldo, owner of the family business and the building, who [...]

Erawan: Great Thai on Bell Boulevard
Erawan: Great Thai on Bell Boulevard
Dining Joanna M. Adduci 9/19/2012 at 11:22AM

With the ideal combination of spicy herbs, sweet pastes and fresh ingredients, Erawan of Bayside has succeeded in bringing authentic Thai cuisine to Bell Boulevard. Thai food is a “vacation” from the heavy Chinese takeout we’re all so accustomed to, as it combines aromatic sauces, tender noodles, fruits and vegetables with tender meats and fresh [...]

Bayside BID board battle settled
News Melissa Chan 8/03/2012 at 11:22AM

A bellicose battle on Bell Boulevard is coming to an end with the close of the Bayside Village BID’s contentious election. Mitchell Catanzano won a spot on the board as the sole residential member, beating out former executive director Gregg Sullivan. Catanzano earned his first seat on the board with two proxy votes, according to [...]

Bayside BID holds election, 1 position still undecided
Business Philip Hertling 7/19/2012 at 12:54PM

Lyle Sclair, new executive director of the Bayside Village Business Improvement District (BID), will look to bring variety to Bell Boulevard over the next several months. The BID held a meeting on Monday to discuss Sclair’s future plans of “branding” the already popular area. “It’s a place to conduct business,” Sclair said. Sclair along with [...]