Bell Boulevard

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

Store vacancies in Queens hurt other businesses
Store vacancies in Queens hurt other businesses
News Alexa Altman 11/21/2011 at 11:40AM

Some stores along Queens’ prominent shopping streets have been abandoned, sitting vacant for months. Several landlords have posted hopeful “for rent” signs. Others remain completely empty. Officials from Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) and Chambers of Commerce across Queens blame the nation’s foundering economy for the string of vacancies. Others insist that skyrocketing rents are causing [...]

Muni Meters hurt Bayside biz
Letters Queens Courier Staff 11/17/2011 at 6:23PM

EDITOR’S NOTE: Below is a copy of a letter sent by a constituent to City Councilmember Mark Weprin.  I am writing to you out of frustration and anger at the recent installation of “Muni Meters” along Bell Boulevard in Bayside. Apparently, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has seen fit to wrest every last dime from our pockets, [...]

Occupy Wall Street reaches Bayside
Occupy Wall Street reaches Bayside
News Bob Doda 10/13/2011 at 10:30AM

Now in their fourth week in Manhattan, the Occupy Wall Street movement that has gained national attention made its way to Bell Boulevard on Thursday morning, October 13. Standing outside the Bayside LIRR Station, almost a dozen protesters held signs calling for taxes on corporations; more specifically, the Tiny Speculator Tax. Those in attendance at [...]

Busy October for Bayside BID
Busy October for Bayside BID
Arts & Music Bob Doda 10/05/2011 at 4:41PM

The first annual outdoor music festival on Bell Boulevard recently had community members dancing in the streets, according to Gregg Sullivan, Bayside Village Business Improvement District (BID) executive director. But the fall events have just begun. On Sunday, October 9 from noon until 6 p.m. the BID, in association with the Bayside Historical Society and [...]