Business

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012

Forest Hills

Italian eatery proud of old-world customs

Many neighborhoods in Queens boast their own restaurant row — a stretch of eclectic dining options ranging from the very elegant to the comfortably casual. Comment.

Monday, Sept. 10, 2012

Sunnyside

Sunnyside BID’s director turns in his resignation

The executive director for the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District has handed in his resignation and will leave the position Sept. 14, the chairman of the BID’s board of directors said. Comment.

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012

Jamaica

Small biz gets access to valuable asset: Info

A-frame signs — the kind that dot the sidewalks outside bars, restaurants and other shops — are illegal in New York City, according to an obscure law still on the books, and could fetch small business owners a fine from the city Department of Sanitation. Comment.

Friday, Sept. 7, 2012

On Point

Pols have no right to say which biz should operate in city

Same-sex marriage was legalized by the state Legislature a year ago and, although controversial to many, it is now law. City Councilman Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights) and Council Speaker Christine Quinn (D-Manhattan) have been leading advocates in the lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender movement. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

Long Island City

LIC airline snubs Marshall

As JetBlue lit its new, 40-foot sign at its headquarters at Queens Plaza last week, Borough President Helen Marshall was incensed she did not get the chance to speak at the podium before the otherwise celebratory event. Comment.

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