After demolition, a mixed-use building will replace former Chelsea Coffee House in Bayside
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Chelsea Coffee House that once stood on the Bell Boulevard in Bayside is now a shell of its old self. Demolition of the building is planned and a new three-story, three-unit mixed-use building will be erected in its place. The building located at 42-07 Bell Blvd., currently owned by Parker Greenfield LLC, received full demolition permits already back in 2014. Nick […]

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Learn about one of the city’s lesser-known water systems, the Ridgewood Reservoir
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If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, but want to stay local, look no further than one of Ridgewood’s hidden gems, the Ridgewood Reservoir. Join nonprofit organization NYC H20 for a special tour of the Ridgewood Reservoir on Sunday, July 31. The tour kicks off at 10 a.m. and takes the group all around […]

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Middle Village man identified as leader of major heroin ring busted on Long Island
Multiple doses of Heroin and Fentanyl packaged in Quick Pick paper seized during search warrant

Residents of Middle Village and Ozone Park were among two dozen people arrested on Tuesday for their alleged participation in a major narcotics operation based on Long Island. Law enforcement agents in a joint operation conducted by the Nassau and Suffolk police departments and the Long Island Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force also recovered 4 kilos […]

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Enjoy a cold brew in your hand this weekend at LIC Flea & Food before October beer festival
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One of the best ways to make the most of the soaring heat is to chill out while sipping on a nice summer ale at one of the best outdoor markets in the city. This weekend, head to LIC Flea & Food (5-25 46th Ave, Long Island City) for a warm-up before the first ever Queens Beer Festival, which […]

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New owner of LIC building that houses NYCHA offices won’t renew their lease and is looking for ‘creative’ tenants instead
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A seven-story industrial building that houses NYCHA offices in Long Island City was recently purchased for $195 million and will be turned into office space for  ‘creative’ tenants. Located at 24-02 49th Ave., the 640,000-square-foot building is mostly used by NYCHA. The first five floors are used as office space for the city agency and its lease expires in […]

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