Bell Boulevard

Family tradition continued at Cascarino’s
Family tradition continued at Cascarino’s
Dining Joanna M. Adduci 6/11/2012 at 9:31AM

I’m not sure if it was the savory scarpariello sauce, the homemade cheesecake cannoli or the quaint, authentic atmosphere, but I’m now certain that Cascarino’s Brick Over Pizzeria & Ristorante is much more than a neighborhood pizzeria. At Cascarino’s, “every day is Sunday.” Nestled in Bayside on Bell Boulevard, this “pizzeria” offers an abundance of [...]

Bareburger comes to Bell Boulevard
Bareburger comes to Bell Boulevard
News Sarah Yu 6/06/2012 at 8:15AM

Get ready to eat your burger “bare.” Employees and staff of Bareburger cut the ribbon for the grand opening of the chain’s newest location, at 42-38 Bell Boulevard in Bayside, on June 4. Bareburger is different from other burger joints because they use organic and all-natural meats, natural cheeses and organic vegetables in all of [...]

Briarwood Organization: 100 years of solid foundation
Briarwood Organization: 100 years of solid foundation
Business Terence M. Cullen 6/02/2012 at 10:20AM

An antique picture of Luigi Riso sits in his grandson Raymond’s office in Bayside. The mustached Riso is well-dressed in the fading photo. Riso, an Italian immigrant who came to New York by way of Argentina, was working as a carpenter when he started L. Riso & Sons Co. Inc. in 1912. His sons, Vincent [...]

Press 195: The Talk of Bayside
Dining Queens Courier Staff 5/01/2012 at 1:25PM

Finding a gourmet meal for a reasonable price is often a difficult task, and many times, restaurant-goers are faced with the dilemma of sacrificing quality for cost. On a recent weekend endeavor, I came across Press 195. Press has become the “talk of the town” amongst publications throughout Manhattan. There is truly something for everyone [...]

Briarwood Organization breaks new ground
Business Queens Courier Staff 4/14/2012 at 7:37AM

Highlighting a century of progress, the Briarwood Organization continues its work on important new projects. To mark its first 100 years, the fourth-generation, family-owned company has begun construction on Briarwood Plaza II, a Class-A office building located at 36-29 Bell Boulevard, with 24,000-square-feet of prime space. “Our first office building, Briarwood Plaza at 36-35 Bell [...]

Bayside’s Gold Star Diner shuts down
News Billy Rennison 1/10/2012 at 2:48PM

A local diner that earned a “gold star” from the Bayside community over the years recently shut its doors, though customers craving another meal need only travel a short distance. The Gold Star Diner, on the corner of Bell Boulevard and 42nd Avenue in Bayside, closed its doors for good just before the new year [...]

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 [...]

Bayside kicks off holiday season
Bayside kicks off holiday season
News Michael Pantelidis 11/30/2011 at 2:36PM

Bayside residents and community leaders rang in the holiday season by lighting up the neighborhood. The Bayside Village Business Improvement District (BID) and Bayside Business Association (BBA) hosted their annual Holiday Tree and Menorah Lighting ceremony on November 29 at the BBA headquarters, located at 41-16 Bell Boulevard. “This marks the start of the holiday [...]

Hit-and-run on Bell Boulevard in Bayside
Hit-and-run on Bell Boulevard in Bayside
News Toni Cimino 11/22/2011 at 5:40PM

According to people on the scene, two pedestrians were hit by a car that then allegedly fled at 38th Avenue and Bell Boulevard around 5 p.m. on Tuesday, November 22. One of the victims allegedly worked in the area.  STORY DEVELOPING