New nine-story, mixed-use building will add office and community-service space to Long Island City
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With an influx of residential buildings popping up in Long Island City, the neighborhood’s latest mixed-use building will make room for retail, medical offices and community-service uses. Located at 38-01 Queens Blvd., this two-story building was home to the Liberty Brass Screwing Co., a company selling automatic screw machine products. Curbcut Urban Partners and Platinum Realty Associates purchased the […]

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Uber is giving $5 rides and free pizza to Queens travelers today
Photo courtesy of Flickr/Mark Warner

To celebrate five years in New York City today, the car-hailing app Uber is charging only $5 for anyone traveling within Queens using uberPOOL. Uber is also partnering with three Queens pizzerias to give away free pizza from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. to anyone who flashes his or her Uber app at the door. The […]

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Queens beer lovers on alert: Explore 30+ breweries & bars with new Queens Beer Book
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Beer drinkers of Queens, rejoice! The second annual Queens Beer Book, full of coupons for 31 beers at 31 different beer halls, breweries, restaurants and beer shops in Queens, is now on sale! Our friends at Brokelyn have been doing their smash-hit Brooklyn Beer Books for years now and are coming back to Queens for a second […]

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After a plan change, the future tallest building in Queens will be considered ‘supertall’
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The future tallest building in Queens will now be considered “supertall” after developers altered its plans. The City View Tower, which developers are planning to erect near the Citigroup building, will now span 984 feet instead of the proposed 963 feet, YIMBY first reported. The bulkhead and mechanical equipment will extend that height to a […]

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The famous Chick-fil-A will open a location at Queens Center mall this fall
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Have you ever craved the mouth-watering Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich but had no way of grabbing one in Queens? Don’t worry, Chick-fil-A will be taking the borough by storm this fall. The popular Atlanta-based fast-food chain will arrive at Queens Center mall, located at 90-15 Queens Blvd. in Elmhurst, marking Chick-fil-A’s first outer-borough location, reported Commercial Observer. “It’s a […]

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