Councilmember Mark Weprin

Fairway supermarket opens in Queens
Fairway supermarket opens in Queens
News Billy Rennison 11/18/2011 at 7:48AM

Foul weather did not dampen the excitement on the lines of eager customers awaiting the grand opening of the long-anticipated Fairway Market. “It’s been so long since we had a nice, big [food] store like this,” said Doris Mayne of Douglaston.  “It’s about time.” Customers lined up over an hour before the doors first opened, [...]

Rally to reform zoning variances
Rally to reform zoning variances
News Michael Pantelidis 11/01/2011 at 4:05PM

Elected officials headlined a press conference to call on reform to the City’s Board of Standards Appeals (BSA), the unelected body that grants zoning variances. On Monday, October 31, Councilmembers Dan Halloran and Mark Weprin spoke in front of 50-20 216th Street in Bayside Hills, where a developer was granted a variance to build a [...]

News Briefs: Small Business Workshop in L.I.C.
News Bob Doda 10/17/2011 at 11:42AM

LONG ISLAND CITY – The Queens Economic Development Corporation will offer workshops and clinics for small business owners this fall. While the clinics are free, workshops will cost $25 in order to cover costs. Topics covered will include networking, taxes, pricing and compliance with city regulations. The workshops and clinics will take place at the [...]