It was a busy week for news in northeast Queens.
A Papa John’s franchise owner who previously operated a store in Bayside was accused of sales tax theft.
Douglaston residents said they were still waiting on the city to upgrade Muni Meters in their community. And the Bayside Village Business Improvement District gave Bell Boulevard a new coat of paint.
Here is your Week in Review.
Take a look at Patch’s interview with Margaret Gruen, a former Bayside resident who has written a book of essays on growing up in the community.
And a Papa John’s franchise owner who operated a now-closed chain store in Bayside was arrested on a charge of sales tax theft.
Douglaston residents said the city promised to upgrade Muni Meters along Douglaston Parkway at Northern Boulevard from one to two-hours, but has yet to do it. Demolition began at the former Scobee Diner site.
And state Sen. Tony Avella, D-Bayside, dropped out of the Queens borough president race.
Check out the fall concert lineup for Queensborough Community College’s Performing Arts Center. It includes a boy band reunion, Pat Boone and a country music tribute.