Fall in love with these Queens power couples
Photo by Joe Mabel, CC BY-SA 3.0; graphics: QNS

This coming Valentine’s Day, we are celebrating love done the Queens way. We selected six couples across the borough who have successful relationships and successful careers; they’re the movers and shakers in their respective fields.

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Take a look at this Astoria house sold for record-breaking $2M
Photos courtesy of NY Space Finders

A two-family house was sold for $2 million, a record price for the area, according to NY Space Finders. The house, located at 48-07 21st Ave., was sold on Feb. 1 by real estate broker Luca DiCiero at a markedly higher price than other Astoria homes in the last three years. “This was a unique house, […]

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Plans for western Queens light rail could benefit from BQX streetcar proposal
Photo Courtesy of Brooklyn Queens Connector

Rail could be the wave of the future throughout west Queens. With Mayor Bill de Blasio releasing last week a $2.5 billion plan to bring commuters the Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX), an above-ground streetcar line along the East River waterfront, one local politician is hoping her plan for a commuter rail will be put on the fast track. Since last […]

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Decades-long Astoria Park sewage leak in East River might prompt citywide review
Photo courtesy of Flickr/Bill

Updated Feb.10, 4:57 p.m Astoria residents were surprised last week to learn that sewage from Astoria Park bathrooms was being dumped into the East River for decades, and one politician wants to make sure this problem is not a regular occurrence. State Senator Michael Gianaris is calling on the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to conduct a citywide […]

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Vietnamese eatery District Mot to hold grand opening in Astoria this Friday
Photos courtesy of Facebook/District Mot

Astoria residents looking for an “innovative take” on Vietnamese cuisine can get their fix at Astoria restaurant District Mot starting this Friday, according to their Facebook page. Located at 37-15 Broadway, the restaurant  is owned and operated by Michael Lien and Judy T, who are children of Saigon refugees and have run successful Vietnamese restaurants and Asian markets, according […]

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