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Pol hopes new legislation will make it tricky for bikini bars to get liquor licenses
Pol hopes new legislation will make it tricky for bikini bars to get liquor licenses
Top Stories Alexa Altman 1/18/2013 at 4:10PM

The top has come off for one Astoria bikini bar. Slinking under the guise of a regular lounge, Queen of Hearts’ thinly-veiled attempt to renew its liquor license, without alerting the State Liquor Authority (SLA) that it’s gone nearly-naked, has local leaders drafting legislation to expose them and similarly shady businesses. Initiated by Assemblymember Aravella [...]

Bikini bar gets fierce opposition from leaders, locals
Bikini bar gets fierce opposition from leaders, locals
News Alexa Altman 10/01/2012 at 3:20PM

Residents are worried that an uncovered bid for an Astoria bikini bar may be a scantily-clad plan to wiggle a strip club into their neighborhood. Racks, the club located at 19-26 Steinway Street, was recently leased to a company called 8G Inc. Formerly a billiard parlor, the establishment sits just half a block from homes, [...]

Denied liquor license, Long Island City strip club goes ‘Full Monty’
Denied liquor license, Long Island City strip club goes ‘Full Monty’
News Michael Pantelidis 5/24/2012 at 10:37AM

A controversial Long Island City strip club is refusing to have its last dance — despite losing its fight for the right to party with alcohol. Show Palace, formerly known as Gypsy Rose, is slated to open on May 31 at 42-50 21st Street in L.I.C. — despite strong community opposition and having its request [...]

Long Island City strip club denied liquor license
Long Island City strip club denied liquor license
News Steve Mosco 1/13/2012 at 11:51AM

            Instead of “take it off,” Long Island City is shouting, “shut it down!”             After rallying in front of a local strip club to block its opening, L.I.C. residents and officals got their wish as the club, Gypsy rose, was denied a liquor license by the State Liquor Authority on January 18.             Councilmember [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 11/08/2011: Boxing legend Joe Frazier dies, 67
News Jay Lane 11/08/2011 at 8:49AM

Severed Foot Found On Front Lawn In Rosedale; Turns Out To Be Bear’s There’s relief in Rosedale this morning after a gruesome discovery rattled nerves. A man taking out the garbage Sunday night found what appeared to be a severed child’s foot on his front lawn. Police responded to the scene to investigate. On Monday morning, the Medical [...]