Look for brokers with official real estate licenses, not just business cards
Photo courtesy of Minas Styponias

BY MINAS STYPONIAS “A ‘real estate broker’ means any person, firm, limited liability company or corporation, who, for another and for a fee, commission or other valuable consideration, lists for sale, sells, at auction or otherwise, exchanges, buys or rents, or offers or attempts to negotiate a sale, at auction or otherwise, exchange, purchase or […]

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Russian café chain Stolle opening first US location in Long Island City
THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre 

Russian café chain Stolle, which has more than 49 locations in Russia and Europe, is opening its first American shop in Long Island City. The bakery signed a 10-year lease to set up in a 2,175-square-foot space in the Falchi building, where there are already a number of eateries, including Doughnut Plant and Juice Press. […]

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George Clooney, Bill Murray and Sofia Coppola stop by Astoria’s Taverna Kyclades
Photos via Instagram/tavernakyclades

BY CRISTABELLE TUMOLA AND ANGY ALTAMIRANO  Updated 2:55 p.m. Astoria is becoming the next Hollywood hot spot. Bill Murray brought some of his famous friends to Astoria’s Taverna Kyclades restaurant this week, including George Clooney, who was just spotted filming his latest movie in the neighborhood. Murray must be a fan of the eatery, located at 33-07 Ditmars Blvd. […]

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Astoria Boulevard development site sold, will become new residential building
Photo courtesy of Modern Spaces

An Astoria development site was sold for $4.8 million and will be transformed into a residential building, according to real estate firm Modern Spaces. The lot at 8-25 Astoria Blvd. offers up to 33,751 buildable square feet, the real estate firm said. A Modern Spaces team of Evan Daniel, Edward DiTomasso and Alice Chan represented the buyer […]

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Avella hopes to stop plans of overdevelopment on massive Whitestone vacant sites
Photo courtesy of Christopher Bride/PropertyShark 

Winter may be coming to an end, but state Sen. Tony Avella isn’t planning a warm welcome for anyone who purchases a controversial site in Whitestone if they plan on overdeveloping the property or building something that doesn’t comply with zoning. The large property, which comprises six acres of vacant land near the intersection of 150th Street […]

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