Caffe on the Green

Bayside restaurant Vivaldi celebrates grand opening
Bayside restaurant Vivaldi celebrates grand opening
Dining Queens Courier Staff 7/25/2013 at 9:43AM

Vivaldi, at 201-10 Cross Island Parkway, celebrated its grand opening on July 23. “I feel excellent for being able to bring it to opening day today,” said operator George Makkos. “I’m happy to be here.” The restaurant replaces Patrizia’s of Bayside. It was also once Caffe on the Green and Valentino’s on the Green.   [...]

New owner looks to end unlucky streak at former Patrizia’s of Bayside site
New owner looks to end unlucky streak at former Patrizia’s of Bayside site
Northeast Melissa Chan 5/24/2013 at 1:44PM

The new owner of a luckless Bayside restaurant site is determined to end a streak of bad breaks at the locale. “We’re going to bring it back to its original glory,” said George Makkos, whose newest restaurant, Vivaldi, replaces Patrizia’s of Bayside. The 201-10 Cross Island Parkway building had been a revolving door of new [...]

Parks Department finds new operator for Patrizia’s of Bayside
Parks Department finds new operator for Patrizia’s of Bayside
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/13/2013 at 7:15PM

Patrizia’s of Bayside, the former site of Caffe on the Green and Valentino’s on the Green, has found a new operator, according to Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski. “We are very excited that a new concessionaire will be operating the former Valentino’s on the Green and look forward to the reopening,” said Lewandowski. The new [...]

Former Caffe on the Green owner returning to Whitestone
News Queens Courier Staff 3/05/2012 at 10:17AM

After a parking structure proved to have too hefty a price tag, the former owner of Caffe on the Green has decided on a new project. The restaurateur purchased The White House in Whitestone, with plans to build a new restaurant and catering hall. But when it became clear that a high water table was [...]