Astoria residents question route and cost of proposed Brooklyn Queens Connector
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Astoria residents filled the Variety Boys & Girls Club on Monday to discuss the proposed Brooklyn Queens Connector, and many had differing opinions on where the car would run — and if it would be worth the effort. The packed room was split into eight groups where representatives from the Department of Transportation (DOT) and […]

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PHOTOS: Mouthwatering food and eye-candy craft vendors took over LIC Flea & Food
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A little rain and snow didn’t put a damper on LIC Flea & Food’s grand opening last weekend where thousands flocked for the best in food and flea that Queens offers. The clear skies predicted for this weekend will surely make a visit to LIC Flea & Food the perfect weekend plan. Open every Saturday […]

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MTA tells frustrated 7 train riders that improved communication, service is on the way
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Queens 7 train riders packed the Sunnyside Community Services center on Tuesday night to express their frustration with ongoing delays and to hear from MTA President Veronique Hakim about completed and ongoing projects on the line. The town hall meeting was co-sponsored by Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer and Access Queens, a transit advocacy group that started […]

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LIC Flea & Food Market makes its return this weekend on the Queens waterfront
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The popular LIC Flea & Food market is set to return to the Long Island City waterfront for its fourth season with more than 80 vintage, artisan and food vendors this April, for what will be the largest market of its kind in Queens. Always a Queens pioneer, LIC Flea & Food will again host […]

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M train shutdown in 2017 already has many local commuters wondering how they’ll get around
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Residents of the greater Ridgewood area are wondering about how next summer’s reconstruction of the M line will impact their ability to travel around town. The M train is the primary mode of public transportation into Brooklyn and Manhattan for the residents of Community Board 5 (CB 5) area. The MTA will close the entire Myrtle Avenue Line […]

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