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Owners of Bareburger to open restaurant with new concept, keeping mum on details

Nov. 20, By Christian Murray

The owners of Bareburger are opening a new restaurant at the former Athen’s Café location with a new concept.

The concept was not disclosed by the owners of Bareburger, who said it is too early to divulge the details as to what is happening to the 3207 30th Ave space.…

Overnight N, R service to be disrupted this week

Nov. 17, By Michael Florio

Overnight service on the N and R lines will be disrupted this week as the MTA conducts overnight work on these lines.

The work, which is part of NYC Transits’ FASTRACK program, will take place for four consecutive nights this week (starting tonight) through Friday morning—from 10 pm to 5 am.…

$27K in cash stolen from man at Astoria check cashing store

Nov. 17, By Michael Florio

The police are looking to identify a suspect who followed a man into an Astoria check cashing store last month and then stole $27,000 in cash from the victim.

The victim, a 36-year-old man,…

Constantinides’ bill to reduce carbon emissions passed by city council

Nov. 17, By Michael Florio

A bill introduced by Councilman Costa Constantinides that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in New York City was passed unanimously by the city council on Thursday.

The bill, which had 42 c0-sponsors, mandates the city to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050.…

Police search for man who burglarized Northern Blvd restaurant

Nov. 14, Staff Report

The police are searching for a man who smashed through the glass door of an Astoria restaurant and stole $350 in cash.

The incident took place a Tequila Sunrise, located at 40-01 Northern Boulvevard, at 3:15 am on Friday Oct.…

Organic foods store to open on 30th Avenue by Christmas

Nov. 12, By Michael Florio

A new organic foods store will be opening on 30th Avenue by the owners of Mini Star Restaurant.

The store, called Mini Star Gourmet, will be located next door to the restaurant at 38-16 30th Ave and will sell items such as organic oils,…

Former Frankie’s Pizza location to become an Artichoke Pizza

Nov. 12, By Michael Florio

Artichoke Basille’s Pizza, a high-end pizzeria with several locations in New York, is about to open Astoria.

The pizzeria will be taking over the space that was previously occupied by Frankie’s Pizza, which had been at that 22-56 31 Street location for 50 years.…