Bayside doctor illegally sold diet pills after losing license, prosecutors say
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Losing his medical license didn’t stop a former Bayside doctor from selling diet pills with dangerous side effects to scores of unknowing patients, according to prosecutors. Steven Bernhard, 66, was arrested at his home on 213th Street on Wednesday morning following a lengthy investigation led by the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New […]

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Northeast Queens will undergo fifth and largest pesticide spraying to combat Zika
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Residents of northeastern Queens are in for the fifth and largest pesticide spraying effort in order to prevent the spread of Zika. The NYC Department of Health announced yesterday that it will be conducting its fifth and largest pesticide spraying effort Queens has seen this year in order to reduce the risk of Zika and […]

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This popular bar on Bayside’s Bell Boulevard has reportedly gone belly up
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A Bayside favorite is suddenly no more. Beer Belly’s bar and restaurant has gone belly up after nearly three years of business. On Monday, we saw the bar virtually empty of all tables and spotted a tag for a liquidator on one of the bar stools apparently ready for resale. Though there is not yet official word of closure on the […]

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Bayside’s fish market/beer garden, Queens Boulevard closure & 8 other big stories from Queens this week
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The search to find Karina Vetrano’s killer dominated the headlines this week, all while her family held her funeral in Howard Beach. A couple of businesses made the top stories this week as a new fish and beer market is coming to Bayside, and Silver Barn Farms in Middle Village got a new owner who […]

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Douglaston: A unique Queens neighborhood with a small-town, country vibe
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Within the confines of New York City lies a small town that many a visitor has mistaken for a quaint Long Island township. This assumption is forgivable, because Douglaston provides a hushed and natural atmosphere that is a deviation from the dense and fast-paced cacophony to which many New Yorkers are accustomed. The Origins The […]

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