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Massis, the International Food Store on 43rd Ave., is Closing Friday


Sept. 21, 2015 Staff Report

Massis International Foods, located at 42-20 43rd Ave, is officially closing Friday.

The owner of the store—which offers a variety of Turkish, Armenian and Romanian goods—said he plans to close at the end of the week and that everything is ½ price until then.

The owner had suggested in 2014 that he had planned to close although at that time he did not provide a definitive date.

The store is known best for selling cold cuts, sausages, nuts, bread, olives and imported cheeses.

The shelves are now half empty as shoppers have take advantage of the discounted prices.

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Unless Bariur’s turns into a real grocery store, it too will be done in by Parrot. Bariur has good coffee but little else to attract the average shopper. Parrot also has good coffee, and it’s less expensive. They also have hundreds of other products that appeal to the average shopper at reasonable prices.


what about us REAL MEN who love to dance with women. i miss the old sidetracks when they had dancing after 10 pm

Send them back Mr. Trump

Who really gives a shit. Close all these dumps. Start renovations and put some hipster joints please.


Bariur on Queens Blvd and there’s one on Skillman and like… 47th Street I think. Turkish Deli I think its called?

Avoid the Noid

Tragic. Now we only have five or six other places to buy those items from within walking distance.


I only found one…Parrot Coffee. Care to share more? Seriously, i’m not being sarcastic. please post info.


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