NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York state has suspended the liquor licenses of 12 more bars in Queens after numerous complaints and previous charges of violating pandemic-related orders.

The bars include:

  • The Grand in Astoria
  • The Pomeroy in Astoria
  • Blue Angel Lounge in Corona
  • Delicia’s Mexicanas in Corona
  • De La Mora Restaurant in Jackson Heights
  • Lima in Jackson Heights
  • Mr. Pancho’s Cafe in Jackson Heights
  • El Paisa Cafe in Jackson Heights
  • El Patio Bar in Jackson Heights
  • Romanticos in Jackson Heights
  • RubiRosa in Jackson Heights
  • CJ’s Bar and Lounge in Ozone Park

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state’s task force conducted hundreds of compliance checks over the weekend and on Monday.

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In all, 45 businesses have had their liquor licenses suspended during the public health emergency.

Authorities say establishments that do not follow regulations face up to $10,000 fines for each violation.

  1. sassygirl8318 says:

    Notice that the bars and restaurants that are being closed are in the same areas where Corona virus numbers are the highest.

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