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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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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LIC’s Club Allure is a ‘bad operator’ that needs to go away: community
THE COURIER/Photo by Angela Matua

Shut it down. Community leaders in Long Island City gathered in front of Club Allure Thursday morning to ask the State Liquor Authority (SLA) to revoke the club’s liquor license and close its doors for good. The club has been the site of several violent incidents in the last two years, including a shooting that occurred […]

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