Queens restaurant serving up free meals during Sunday power outage

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Monday, July 22, 2019
Queens restaurant giving out free meals during power outage
Lucy Yang has more from South Jamaica.

SOUTH JAMAICA, Queens (WABC) -- Con Ed reported more than 14,000 customers were without power in Queens on Sunday night.

On Linden Boulevard near 157th Street, there were no streetlights, but there was one silver lining.

'The Rib Shack' was serving up Sunday meals for free to everyone in the neighborhood.

"We've been serving since 6 a.m.," said owner Patrick Agg, "I came to work today to serve, and so we continued serving once the lights went out."

Agg said that he and another worker went knocking on doors in a 4-5 block radius around the neighborhood to let everyone know they had free food.

Agg says he served at least 500-600 free meals on Sunday.


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