New nine-story, mixed-use building will add office and community-service space to Long Island City
Photo by SBLM Architects via Wall Street Journal

With an influx of residential buildings popping up in Long Island City, the neighborhood’s latest mixed-use building will make room for retail, medical offices and community-service uses. Located at 38-01 Queens Blvd., this two-story building was home to the Liberty Brass Screwing Co., a company selling automatic screw machine products. Curbcut Urban Partners and Platinum Realty Associates purchased the […]

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Uber is giving $5 rides and free pizza to Queens travelers today
Photo courtesy of Flickr/Mark Warner

To celebrate five years in New York City today, the car-hailing app Uber is charging only $5 for anyone traveling within Queens using uberPOOL. Uber is also partnering with three Queens pizzerias to give away free pizza from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. to anyone who flashes his or her Uber app at the door. The […]

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Queens beer lovers on alert: Explore 30+ breweries & bars with new Queens Beer Book
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Beer drinkers of Queens, rejoice! The second annual Queens Beer Book, full of coupons for 31 beers at 31 different beer halls, breweries, restaurants and beer shops in Queens, is now on sale! Our friends at Brokelyn have been doing their smash-hit Brooklyn Beer Books for years now and are coming back to Queens for a second […]

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Man simutales a gun to steal phone during 7 train robbery in Long Island City
Photo: Wikimedia Commons + NYPD

A man was robbed at simulated gunpoint on a north-bound 7 train in Long Island City on Wednesday, according to police. Police reported that a man approached a 20-year-old male victim on the 7 train, on April 27 at 2:30 a.m. He simulated having a gun and demanded the victim’s phone. After the victim complied, the suspect fled the train at the Queensboro […]

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Rockaway Brewing Company is opening a beachside bar in Far Rockaway
Photo: Albert Oeswadi/Google

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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