Great Neck BID Hosts Four-Day Sale

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Looking to get a jump on your summer shopping? Then head to Great Neck for some great sales this weekend. The Great Neck Business Improvement District and the Village of Great Neck Plaza are holding a four-day sidewalk sale this week, from June 26 to June 29. The event will […]

Moya Takes On Fraudulent Job Agencies

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer With its expansive and dense immigrant populations, Queens has been particularly vulnerable to fraudulent employment agencies throughout the recession. These agencies exploit low-wage workers, charging fees and rendering poor services or none at all. Last week, Assemblyman Francisco Moya (D-Jackson Heights) introduced new legislation aimed at cracking down on these […]

Life After 5Pointz

Months after a war of words led to white-washed walls and hurt feelings, it looks like the artists who worked at the graffiti Mecca of 5Pointz have found a new place to paint. A number of the artists who had their work displayed on the side of the Long Island City building have moved their […]

Support Small Businesses

To The Editor: I could not agree more with “Don’t Open On Thanksgiving” (Letter to the Editor by John Amato – Nov. 21-27). Please support small retailers by joining your neighbors on Third Annual National Small Business Saturday, this coming Nov. 30. Do the same as often as possible during the other 364 days a year. Skip the […]