Patrizia’s of Bayside

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 [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/14/2013 at 8:05AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Partly cloudy. High of 41. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 25 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 27 with a windchill as low as 16. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 10 to 20 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Totem by Cirque du Soleil Totem by Cirque du Soleil [...]

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 [...]

EXCLUSIVE: Couple’s wedding plans botched by Queens banquet hall Patrizia’s
EXCLUSIVE: Couple’s wedding plans botched by Queens banquet hall Patrizia’s
Northeast Melissa Chan 1/10/2013 at 11:33AM

A bride-to-be almost had her big day botched when an embattled Bayside banquet hall began shirking her calls two months before her nuptials, The Courier has learned. Kathryn Martino-Miranda and her fiancé Erik Lopez had booked their March 3 wedding ceremony and reception at Patrizia’s of Bayside in November 2012, signing a $5,000 contract for [...]

Patrizia’s of Bayside now only for parties
Patrizia’s of Bayside now only for parties
News Melissa Chan 12/07/2012 at 7:45AM

A Bayside restaurant has stopped serving lunch and dinner and will only offer catering services after less than one year of being open, The Courier has learned. Patrizia’s of Bayside took over its 201-10 Cross Island Parkway home in June, when popular but upscale Valentino’s on the Green shuttered. According to a spokesperson for the [...]

Senior Umbrella Network hosts luncheon
Senior Umbrella Network hosts luncheon
Business Sarah Yu 7/08/2012 at 3:40PM

The Senior Umbrella Network of Queens (SUN-Queens) held its annual end-of-the-year luncheon on June 26 at Patrizia’s of Bayside. SUN-Queens consists of professionals who work specifically with seniors. They also provide resources for caregivers of older adults, as well as serve as a way for professionals to network, learn and advocate. At the luncheon, Senator [...]

Valentino’s on the Green sold, reopened as Patrizia’s of Bayside
News Melissa Chan 6/12/2012 at 2:54PM

A popular, upscale Bayside eatery has reopened under a new name and management after its former proprietor struck a deal with new operators, citing the flailing economy as a major reason for the change. Valentino’s on the Green — formerly Caffe on the Green — shuttered and was taken over by brothers Gennaro and Giacomo [...]