Ridgewood assemblywoman speaks up against upcoming pop-up beer garden, La Playa NYC
Image courtesy Rockaway Brewing Company

After some Ridgewood residents voiced their displeasure about the pop-up urban beach beer garden, La Playa NYC, coming to their part of the neighborhood next month, one local lawmaker is backing their claims. Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan has written a letter to Vincent Bradley, chairman of the State Liquor Authority (SLA), requesting that he look into […]

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Shooting at Long Island City ‘ominous’ gentlemen’s club spurs residents to call for a shutdown
Photo courtesy of ACES New York

Residents who live near ACES New York, a gentlemen’s club in Long Island City, said the club poses a great danger and needs to be shut down immediately. About a dozen residents who live near the club, located at 32-10 37th Ave., attended the monthly Community Board 1 (CB 1) meeting at Astoria World Manor on Tuesday […]

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Life next to Astoria’s Club Purlieu is living hell, residents and business owners say
Photos by Angela Matua/QNS

Astoria residents who live in the vicinity of Club Purlieu, the night club where a livery cab driver was shot earlier this month, claim that they’re living in hell. Club neighbors, along with Councilmen Jimmy Van Bramer and Costa Constantinides, gathered in front of the club on Monday morning to publicly call on the State […]

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Shady Astoria strip club closed after shooting should not reopen, officials say
Photo via Flickr/CHICI NYCE

Club Purlieu, the Astoria nightclub that made headlines after a livery cab driver was shot outside last week, was temporarily closed by the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Thursday night. An inspection conducted on March 10 by the 114th Precinct in conjunction with the Department of Health, Department of Buildings, the State Liquor Authority and the DCA found many violations, according […]

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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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