Russo’s on the Bay

Benefit held for Howard Beach teen with rare form of cancer
Benefit held for Howard Beach teen with rare form of cancer
South Maggie Hayes 1/21/2014 at 5:09PM

Back in October, Brittany Zaita was diagnosed with a tumor that only affects one in eight million children. The 16 year old also got the news that her tumor is one of the 10 percent that are cancerous. “When she was diagnosed, I felt like I was going to fall apart,” said Alisa Zaita, the [...]

JFK celebrates 50th anniversary of renaming, 50 million passengers
JFK celebrates 50th anniversary of renaming, 50 million passengers
Top Stories Maggie Hayes 9/05/2013 at 2:56PM

Nearly 50 years has passed since the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and this year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the renaming of JFK Airport, as well as the 50 millionth passenger traveling through the international hub. Russo’s On The Bay, located at 162-45 Cross Bay Boulevard, will host a luncheon on Tuesday, September [...]

DEP fixing pipe that led to flooding in Howard Beach
DEP fixing pipe that led to flooding in Howard Beach
South Maggie Hayes 8/24/2013 at 10:36AM

A flood-prone intersection in Howard Beach will finally see relief. Cross Bay Boulevard and 165th Avenue was long the site of collected storm water, creating a potentially dangerous situation for patrons at nearby Russo’s on the Bay. “It wasn’t safe,” said Frank Russo, the catering hall’s owner. “In the winter time, that section would ice [...]

The Courier, Queens Chamber of Commerce & Russo’s on the Bay team up to make Christmas bright for kids
The Courier, Queens Chamber of Commerce & Russo’s on the Bay team up to make Christmas bright for kids
Top Stories Alexa Altman 12/24/2012 at 1:15PM

Under the sparkling chandeliers and twinkling Christmas lights, seventh grader Maddie McDade smiled brightly. The St. Francis de Sales student’s Belle Harbor home burned down during Superstorm Sandy, leaving her and her family displaced to parts of Long Island and Brooklyn just weeks before the holidays. She, and students from five south Queens schools, attended [...]

Vetro christens its reopening after Sandy
Vetro christens its reopening after Sandy
South Terence M. Cullen 12/13/2012 at 3:20PM

In the days before Sandy, the quick-thinking staff of Vetro by Russo’s on the Bay removed many of the wine bottles that had been stored in the cellar. “We were able to save a lot of it the day before by taking it out of the building,” said manager P.J. Connolly. But when Howard Beach [...]

New York boxing legends honored at Hall of Fame induction
New York boxing legends honored at Hall of Fame induction
Sports Billy Rennison 4/03/2012 at 5:28PM

Long after these boxers threw their last punch, the judge’s scorecard awarded the legends one last belt. The rich history of New York boxing was finally honored with the induction of the inaugural class of pugilists into the New York State Boxing Hall of Fame (NYSBHOF). “Boxing in New York will not be forgotten,” said [...]