Tag: closure

Pandemic aftershock: Mexican restaurant ‘Arriba Arriba’ set to close in Sunnyside after 15-year run

Ariba Ariba (Provided)

July 10, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A Mexican bar/restaurant in Sunnyside is set to close, having never recovered from the pandemic-era lockdowns. Arriba Arriba, known for its margaritas and Mexican flare, will close next month at 40-15 Queens Blvd. after a 15-year run. The establishment has a reputation for its sprightly atmosphere, live sports screenings… Read more »

Sunnyside staple ‘Alpha Donuts’ abruptly closes after nearly 50 years

Alpha Donuts (Photo by Michael Dorgan)

July 5, 2023 By Michael Dorgan And just like that, it was gone. Having served the Sunnyside community for nearly 50 years, the old-school coffee shop Alpha Donuts closed its doors for good last week leaving patrons shocked and in disbelief. The no-frills diner, located just a few feet from the Sunnyside Arch on Queens… Read more »