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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 [...]

BBQ restaurant to replace shuttered Douglaston sports bar Strawberry’s
BBQ restaurant to replace shuttered Douglaston sports bar Strawberry’s
Northeast Melissa Chan 5/23/2013 at 10:49AM

Order up! Queens foodies looking to pig out on a slab of ribs need go no further than Douglaston. Smokin’ Aces Championship BBQ is slated to open in the first week of June. It will replace Strawberry’s, a popular sports bar at 42-15 235th Street that abruptly closed last October. “Everything just kind of fell [...]

EXCLUSIVE: Strawberry’s closes suddenly this weekend
EXCLUSIVE: Strawberry’s closes suddenly this weekend
News Melissa Chan 10/12/2012 at 6:33PM

A New York baseball legend’s sports bar shuttered Sunday after poor management ran the popular Douglaston dive to the ground, the Courier has learned. Strawberry’s Sports Grill — the brainchild of the Mets’ and Yankees’ four-time World Series champ, Darryl Strawberry — had only been open for two years before the prominent restaurant struck out, [...]

Ayna Agra brings India to Bayside
Ayna Agra brings India to Bayside
Dining Joanna M. Adduci 5/31/2012 at 4:47PM

Ayna Agra is a diamond in the rough, bringing a refreshing cultural addition to Bayside. This restaurant combines traditional aspects of a typical Indian dining experience with a cozy atmosphere and warm wait-staff. From Marinated Chicken Fritters to Spiced Samosas, Ayna Agra offers an assortment of classic Indian-style appetizers, entrees and homemade desserts. Appetizers include [...]

Taste of Sunnyside
Taste of Sunnyside
News Steve Mosco 11/21/2011 at 4:09PM

The Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce and Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID) joined forces for the 2nd annual Taste of Sunnyside event on Tuesday October 15.   The community came out in numbers to sample the best tastes from throughout the neighborhood.   As it was last year, this event was a wonderful showcase of [...]