Queens shoppers are not happy about the proposed 5-cent grocery bag tax
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The City Council is nearing a decision on a proposed 5-cent tax on paper and plastic bags used by grocery and retail stores, but Queens residents have mixed feelings over the idea. Councilman Brad Lander and Councilwoman Margaret Chin, the bill’s sponsors, indicated that the tax provides an incentive for shoppers to use reusable eco-friendly bags. […]

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Rockaway Brewing Company is opening a beachside bar in Far Rockaway
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Enjoy homegrown beer, and unlimited rays of sunshine at the exact same time. The Rockaway Brewing Company’s (RBC) soon to be launched pop-up beach beer garden La Playa in Ridgewood is not the only project hitting Queens this summer. The Long Island City-based brewery will also be temporarily implementing a beachside bar in the company’s original home of Far […]

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Here’s how Queens voted in Tuesday’s New York presidential primary
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The front-runners won over voters across Queens in Tuesday’s New York presidential primary. On the Democratic side, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton scored an easy victory in Queens over Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, gaining more than 61 percent of the vote. Queens Republicans, meanwhile, turned out in droves to vote for billionaire celebrity Donald […]

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PHOTOS: Bizarre Airbnb boatel in Far Rockaway is charging $850 a night

You heard about the Airbnb Igloo in Brooklyn. Now get ready for this rather pricey Airbnb Houseboat in Far Rockaway. That’s right. One Airbnb lister has put a four-bedroom, one-bathroom houseboat up for rental in Jamaica Bay, blog Queens Crap reports. Renter Benjamin Sargent, touts the “artsy, surfer, houseboat, fisherman community” that will make this “staycation” amazing. He even […]

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