Douglaston: A unique Queens neighborhood with a small-town, country vibe
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Within the confines of New York City lies a small town that many a visitor has mistaken for a quaint Long Island township. This assumption is forgivable, because Douglaston provides a hushed and natural atmosphere that is a deviation from the dense and fast-paced cacophony to which many New Yorkers are accustomed. The Origins The […]

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Maspeth community will protest the proposed homeless shelter at a meeting next week
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After the major announcement made on Wednesday that the Mayor’s office is looking to turn a hotel in Maspeth into a homeless shelter for adults, the community has banded together to try and fight this development. Communities of Maspeth and Elmhurst Together (COMET) invites members of the community to a public meeting on Thursday, Aug. […]

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Elmhurst building which houses Popeye’s and Pronto Pizza is now for sale for $9M
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The home of two restaurants located in the heart of the most highly trafficked location in Elmhurst’s retail hub is now on the market. The one-story building located at 89-30 Queens Blvd. is approximately 2,749 square-feet and is currently home to a Popeye’s on one side and Pronto Pizza on the other. The building’s parking lot […]

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22-year-old fast driver dies in Whitestone, a stolen car bursts into flames and eight more top stories this week
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From a young life cut short behind the wheel of a fast ride to a stolen car that burst into flames after a police pursuit, Queens has seen its share of chaos this week. A 22-year-old man was speeding down Cross Island Parkway in Whitestone, when he lost control of his Mercedes Benz E63 AMG. The incident occurred on […]

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City seeks developers to continue construction of Hunters Point South in Long Island City
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The city is calling on developers to submit plans for two parcels at the Hunters Point South development site along the Long Island City waterfront. Parcels “F” and “G” on the 30-acre site are located on the southern tip of the development. The city’s request for proposals (RFP) is seeking a plan that includes at least […]

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