CB 5 Opposes Knockdown Center Liquor License

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The Knockdown Center has applied for its liquor license and Community Board 5 was not shy about its opposition last week. The Maspeth-based arts center is attempting to get a cabaret liquor license for the establishment. State Liquor Authority records show that the establishment applied for the license on March […]

Racist Remarks Could Oust CB 9 Member

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer A Community Board 9 member could be kicked off the board for allegedly making anti-Semitic comments towards three other board members. CB 9 will vote at their next meeting, on Nov. 12, to possibly remove Sam Esposito from the board for cause. Esposito is accused of making anti-Semitic remarks to […]

CB 5 KO’s Knockdown Center Liquor License

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer A controversial Maspeth establishment had its liquor license application rejected by Community Board 5 last week. The Knockdown Center, based on Flushing Avenue in Maspeth, will not be able to sell alcohol for now, as its application was voted down by CB 5 at its last meeting. CB 5 refused […]