New elementary school coming to Hunters Point South but LIC parents worried about lack of Pre-K seats
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Updated May 5, 4:21 p.m. An additional 600-seat elementary school will be built on the grounds of the Hunters Point development project, but Long Island City parents did not have much time to celebrate this news when they began to discover that many of their children were put on a pre-K wait list this week. The […]

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The most astonishingly delightful 11 bites we ate at Queens Taste 2016
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Do you love articles about Queens food? Sign up for our brand new QNS Foodie Newsletter and receive food-related articles in your inbox every Friday morning. Queens Taste 2016 was a tremendous celebration of food and this beautiful borough. Held at the New York Hall of Science at 47-01 111th St. in Corona, the event brought together […]

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New nine-story, mixed-use building will add office and community-service space to Long Island City
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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
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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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