Trade Fair

Global lime shortage squeezes Queens bars, restaurants
Global lime shortage squeezes Queens bars, restaurants
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 4/10/2014 at 7:16AM

A global lime shortage is affecting restaurants and bars throughout Queens. Most of the limes used in the U.S. come from Mexico, where heavy rains and an infectious tree disease affecting the lime crop have forced lime prices to quadruple over the past few months

Workers left unemployed for Christmas after Trade Fair abruptly closes
Workers left unemployed for Christmas after Trade Fair abruptly closes
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 12/17/2013 at 3:33PM

Rafael Polanco is going to have to tell his two children that Christmas this year might come without presents.
The East Elmhurst resident, along with 49 other union workers, all lost their jobs on Tuesday, December 10 when the Trade Fair Supermarket on 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights closed its doors abruptly without giving the workers any notice.

Truck driver arrested after allegedly assaulting Councilmember Daniel Dromm
Truck driver arrested after allegedly assaulting Councilmember Daniel Dromm
News Alexa Altman 5/31/2012 at 10:18AM

While it is generally positive for officials to personally engage themselves in community issues, one councilmember’s involvement landed him as the victim of an assault. Around noon on Wednesday, May 30, as Councilmember Daniel Dromm drove his car through Jackson Heights on the way back to his office, he saw an 18-wheel truck from National [...]

Jackson Heights community rallies against Trade Fair
Jackson Heights community rallies against Trade Fair
News Michael Pantelidis 1/24/2012 at 5:30PM

The Jackson Heights community is fed up with a local supermarket’s “un-Fair” procedures. Councilmember Daniel Dromm and neighborhood residents united on January 17 in front of Trade Fair, a supermarket located at 75-07 37th Avenue, to protest the grocer’s persistent violations of city laws and regulations. “Trade Fair’s violations have created an unsafe environment for [...]