Astoria residents question route and cost of proposed Brooklyn Queens Connector
QNS/Photo courtesy of Angela Matua

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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Share your thoughts on the Brooklyn Queens Connector with the city in Astoria tonight
Photo courtesy of Friends of Brooklyn Queens Connector

Astoria residents who want to provide the city with input on the Brooklyn Queens Connector can do so tonight at a visioning session. The session will take place at the Variety Boys & Girls Club at 6 p.m. with a presentation from New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President Maria Torres-Springer. The city will also gather input […]

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Check out renderings for the new Citywide Ferry Service coming to Queens next year
Photos courtesy of NYCEDC

Queens residents will have an additional mode of transportation next year when the Astoria ferry route launches, and the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has just released renderings for the ferry landings coming to the city in 2017. The sleek, white structures will be 35 feet wide and 90 feet long to provide enough space for […]

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The most astonishingly delightful 11 bites we ate at Queens Taste 2016
Photos: QNS

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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You can now win annual ferry passes at new Citywide Ferry Service website
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Joe Mabel

The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and Hornblower, the provider of the new citywide ferry service, have just launched the service’s website, which will feature everything from a chance to win an annual ferry pass to a live stream of boat construction. The construction and development phase of the first citywide ferry service in nearly 100 years will be documented […]

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