Rego Park nightclub losing its liquor license due to community complaints
THE COURIER/ Photo by Angela Matua

Just two weeks after Rego Park’s Rumba Nightclub received 40 violations from a number of city agencies, the State Liquor Authority (SLA) will  move to revoke the club’s liquor license. The nightclub, which has received a number of complaints from community members, elected officials and the 112th Precinct, was visited by the NYPD, FDNY, Department of Health and SLA […]

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Pols express support for Panorama Music Fest at Flushing Meadows Corona Park
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Several politicians have come out in support of Panorama Music Festival, a three-day music festival that Coachella promoters are hoping to host at Flushing Meadows Corona Park next summer. Goldenvoice, a division of AEG Live, began discussing the possibility of the festival with city officials in late September, which would be one of the biggest events held in Queens […]

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This Rego Park nightclub got 40 violations in one weekend
THE COURIER/ Photo by Angela Matua

Last weekend, a multi-agency operation that included the NYPD, FDNY, Department of Health and the State Liquor Authority (SLA) paid a visit to Rumba Night Club in Rego Park and cited the club for 40 violations. Those violations include unauthorized alterations to the bar, safety violations including a failure to maintain fire extinguishers, an obstructed exit, exposed […]

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Three council members speak out against mayor’s Flushing Meadows Alliance
THE COURIER/Photos by Alina Suriel

Two more City Council representatives have joined Rory Lancman in speaking out against the mayor’s choice of representatives on the newly formed Flushing Meadows Corona Park (FMCP) Alliance. Council Members Karen Koslowitz, Peter Koo and Rory Lancman sent a joint letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio this week to express their “extreme dissatisfaction” with the […]

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NYPD heightens security, asks for help to catch Forest Hills arsonist
THE COURIER/Photos by Angela Matua

A recent rash of fires in Forest Hills that have left construction sites charred is getting increased attention from the NYPD, which brought in its Arson Explosion Squad and Major Case Squad to help with the investigation. Police believe all the fires are connected to the same suspect. Five of the seven targeted properties are owned by Bukharian Jews, yet the […]

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