Author: janaehunter

Far Rockaway, Neighborhoods, News

Meet Far Rockaway’s Tino Venzia

For nearly four decades, Tino’s Unisex Hairstyling has been a staple in Far Rockaway.  Owner Tino Venzia talks his salon’s roots and history, what it takes to start your own business, the challenges he’s faced, and his hopes for the future for his salon, and Far Rockaway.


Far Rockaway lacks necessary retail shops, study finds

Along Mott Avenue in Far Rockaway, Queens, the sidewalk is cluttered with bodegas, liquor stores, and various beauty shops.  Across the street, a different scene exists.  A mostly abandoned shopping mall boasts three stores, the rest shuttered closed. This lack of some retail goods and too many of others has […]