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Theaters say Bloomy’s soda ban will hurt bottom line
Theaters say Bloomy’s soda ban will hurt bottom line
Business Terence M. Cullen 8/31/2012 at 10:07AM

Many businesses — and soda drinkers alike — are hoping that Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed soda ban will fizzle out. Russell Levinson, the general manager of MovieWorld in Douglaston Plaza, said the rules under the ban were unfair and would severely hurt his theatre’s business. “It’s hitting us disproportionately — movie theatres and fast food [...]

In Spider-Man’s hometown, Queens residents flock to theater
In Spider-Man’s hometown, Queens residents flock to theater
News Billy Rennison 7/03/2012 at 5:19PM

“The Amazing Spider-Man” swung into theaters at midnight and Queens moviegoers flocked to the film in the character’s hometown. Lines formed outside the Midway movie theater in Forest Hills — where Spider-Man hails from — to be among the first to see the superhero flick. “In all the Spidey movies, [Spider-Man] cried too much. This [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup: 10/19/2011 – Robbers get tips from ‘The Town’
Queens’ Morning Roundup: 10/19/2011 – Robbers get tips from ‘The Town’
News Jay Lane 10/19/2011 at 9:48AM

Queens Robbers get tips from ‘The Town’ Police say a prolific burglary crew in New York City took cues from the bank heist drama “The Town.” Police say the burglars splashed bleach on ATMs and cash drawers to try to destroy DNA evidence. An NYPD spokesperson said Tuesday that the suspects told detectives they’d watched [...]