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Offline hfm

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #45 on: March 10, 2018, 01:08:02 PM »
Just open, doesn't matter if there are TV's or not. I wouldn't mind it during football season. Can just leave them muted so they aren't bothering everyone. I've seen tons of nice places with TVs at the bar and no one bats an eye.

I also disagree that they aren't a conversation starter. I've used them in that capacity before if I'm at a bar by myself to talk to the person next to me. Not required, but it's an elegant way to break the ice.

Offline Dudley

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #46 on: March 20, 2018, 11:01:58 AM »
Hello all! First of all, thanks so much to everyone who is buying gift cards, the response has been way beyond our expectations and extremely helpful to us right now. It's truly heartwarming!

I thought it would be good to provide an update on what's been happening with The Q. I'll try to do this more often as we approach our opening date.

Basically, right now we are working with the DoB in order to close out all of our permits. We have expediters working on this for us, because it's a very complicated job. One of the reasons that caused us delays is that the existing status of the building was very convoluted with regards to permits and open applications, which forced us to have to use expediters that weren't our first choice.

Long story short - we're almost there. Every day brings another victory, one more dragon slain, another check on the list of permits that we need, this is nice to see.

Now, see below for some...
BIG NEWS!

We're starting to look for staff! Check out Mike's post over here:

http://www.jacksonheightslife.com/community/index.php?topic=17621.0

Do you know anyone who would like a job at The Queensboro? Would you? We'd love to hear from you, and please tell your friends if you think they'd be interested - we're going to need a lot of people and we want to be able to hire some good folks who would like to be part of something awesome.

Offline ElmCourtGuy

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #47 on: April 02, 2018, 10:29:41 AM »
We are rooting for you. Looking forward to having a brunch spot at the end of the block.

Offline ShinjukuBaby

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« Reply #48 on: April 07, 2018, 08:52:50 AM »
This is really great news!  I've been looking forward to this for all the years that you've been talking about it.  So wonderful to see that you are on the verge of seeing your dream realized!

Offline Dudley

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« Reply #49 on: May 17, 2018, 06:10:40 PM »
Hi! Thanks so much for the positive vibes everyone, it's really nice to read and hear things like that.

We're still plodding ahead, running into trolls, dragons and various zombies that we're defeating at every step of the way. Sometimes I look at what we've been through and the hurdles we've had to cross and it amazes me that we're still hopeful - and we are, very much so!

In fact, we only have ONE MORE THING to get before we can open legally to the public. It's a big one, and it's complicated, but it could happen quickly. More likely it won't, based on our history, but like I said... hope.

So keep your fingers crossed, and if you have a spare fireball feel free to cast it at our foes.  :D



Hey, is that a pizza oven in your pocket or...?

Offline lalochezia

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #50 on: May 17, 2018, 07:43:29 PM »
Thine quest is almost complete. May you slay your last dragon quickly, Sir Dudley!

Offline carrefour_ny

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #51 on: May 17, 2018, 09:18:54 PM »
@Dudley, the space looks phenomenal! Can't wait!

Offline wlirfan

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« Reply #52 on: May 18, 2018, 01:59:43 PM »
Can't wait to dine with you.  Much luck!

Offline hfm

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« Reply #53 on: May 19, 2018, 10:37:53 PM »
Whoa is that a fired pizza oven? EXCITE.

Offline toque198

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #54 on: May 28, 2018, 07:55:05 PM »
Walked by this morning, paper was off the windows, doors open and person cleaning the floor.

Stopped in and met Dudley, a very personable guy who kinda showed me around.  Also met the chef and toured the kitchen.

It's a truly remarkable space, very warm and inviting, the posted pictures only give a hint.  Also fully accessible.  Only thing missing is a fireplace.

All permits in place, staff being trained. 

Opening soon.

I can see myself stopping in there for lunch or a beer.


Wishing them well

Offline rosie

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #55 on: May 29, 2018, 04:48:00 PM »
woohooo!

Offline MrPlaza

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« Reply #56 on: May 30, 2018, 10:00:55 PM »
Please let the food be good. Please let the food be good. Please let the food be good.

Offline rosie

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« Reply #57 on: May 31, 2018, 09:33:02 AM »
Just got an email saying "IT'S OPENING DAY!"

Hello friends, thank you for signing up for our email list. You are among the first to hear that as of today, Thursday May 31st, we'll be opening the bar at 6PM every day. We're having a soft opening, where we'll gradually ramp up to offer full dinner service. In the meantime, we have a bar for you to enjoy!

We hope you can come by today or sometime soon!

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Offline Liz

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #58 on: May 31, 2018, 09:49:31 AM »
Yippee!!!

Offline Shelby2

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #59 on: June 01, 2018, 09:46:09 AM »
Great soft opening last night at the Queensboro! This pic was taken after 10 pm as the night was winding down. It got quite crowded in the bar area at times.



Also see JHL's instagram page for a short video. https://www.instagram.com/jacksonhtslife/

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #59 on: June 01, 2018, 09:46:09 AM »