NYC sheriff shuts down Queens karaoke bar for COVID-19 violations

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The curtain has come down on yet another Queens karaoke joint for flouting New York’s coronavirus laws.

KTV Bar on Wednesday became at least the sixth sing-along spot in Flushing to get shuttered by authorities since Aug. 31.

New York City Sheriff’s Office deputies raided the bar on Fowler Avenue and 131st Street at around 1 a.m. — and found some 45 people inside not social distancing or adhering to other COVID-19 rules.

Three employees, including the manager, were hit with tickets for violating the mayor’s emergency order, that could lead to the joint’s liquor license being pulled.

The move comes after deputies raided two other Flushing karaoke bars over the weekend, WeGo KTV on Union Street and Northern Boulevard and the Platinum Lounge on Fuller Place.

At least three others have also been busted in the neighborhood: Home Run KTV on Kissena Boulevard on Sept. 27; CJ Diamond Cafe on College Point Boulevard near 41st Avenue on Sept. 2; and SOHO KTV & Bar, on Farrington Street near 32nd Avenue on Aug. 31.

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