Parks Department asks Astoria residents for input on upcoming dog run
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Dog owners in Astoria will have a say in the design of a new $1 million dog run to be built under the RFK Bridge at Hoyt Avenue North, between 23rd and 24th streets. The Parks Department is asking dog owners to attend a scope meeting at the Bohemian Hall, located at 29-19 24th Ave., on Jan. […]

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On your marks, get set, shop in Queens this month
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It’s the holiday season and with Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and the office-wide Secret Santa, the pressure to buy great gifts is on. Luckily, Queens is up to the challenge, and the world’s most diverse borough is about to host various pop-up markets where savvy shoppers can choose from a wide array of locally made crafts […]

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Courier poll finds Hunters Point residents slightly favor Gantry Park ferry stop
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Long Island City residents hold conflicting views about where to place a new ferry landing meant to cope with the projected influx of residents moving into the area in the next several years. As part of the citywide ferry system heralded by Mayor Bill de Blasio, the new ferry stop, dubbed Long Island City―North, will be […]

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Queens Chamber of Commerce honors business people of the year
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The Queens Chamber of Commerce honored their Business People of the Year with awards presented during a gala event Thursday night at Terrace on the Park. Executive Director Thomas Grech remarked on the constant evolution of the Chamber, including initiatives such as the newly formed real estate committee. “Please know that every action we take […]

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Blog: What’s wrong with Willets Point?
Rendering courtesy of NYCEDC

The proposed Willets Point economic development project is essentially government picking the winner and losers. Many of the developers continue to act like pigs, by feasting on taxpayer dollars. The Borough of Queens and New York City prospered for centuries prior to the creation of various city and state development corporations over the past decades. […]

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