IN March of this year the restaurant Bella Via vacated its prominent corner-front location on Vernon Boulevard. The absence has been very noticeable this summer due to the discontinuation of the usual street scene emanating from people seated and stopping by the outdoor tables. So we decided to call the broker listed on the window, David Barreto of Cast Iron Real Estate, to find out ‘What’s up?,’ and this is what he shared.[Read more…] about What’s Up With The Bella Via Location on Vernon Boulevard?
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THE fat lady has sung: Belle Via, the beloved Long Island City coal fired pizza restaurant on the corner of Vernon Boulevard and 48th Avenue has closed for good. There is a “For Rent” sign on the front and all the outdoor sheds have been removed.[Read more…] about Bella Via In Long Island City Has Permanently Closed
‘OH my, is it Ash Wednesday already?’ I thought upon seeing the black smudge on the forehead of a woman in the subway car after quickly swiveling my neck to avert my eyes from the homeless man with a pint of something clear in one hand and an unlit cigar in the other yet still enshrouded in a mystery miasma.[Read more…] about Has Bella Via In LIC Closed For Good?