This could be the future tallest building in Queens: 79-story tower in LIC
Photo via United Construction and Development Group

The sky’s the limit in Long Island City. A 964-foot tower, which developers plan to erect near the Citigroup tower if permits are issued, will be the largest building in the borough, trumping the planned 70-story Queens Plaza Park. On Saturday, Flushing-based developer Chris Jiashu Xu filed plans for the 79-story tower located at 23-15 44th Dr. The […]

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Best places in Queens to get chocolates and confections for your Valentine
Aigner Chocolates

Valentine’s Day just isn’t Valentine’s Day without sugary confections. Some people even regard the day a failure if chocolate isn’t involved. Far be for us at QNS.com to stand in the way of true sugar-coated affection. Here are our picks for satisfying your Valentine’s sweet tooth … and you don’t have to leave the borough for the […]

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LIC bandits push woman to floor and steal Michael Kors bag: NYPD
Photo via Google Maps/Inset photo courtesy of NYPD

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating two men who shoved a woman to the ground and stole her belongings — including a pricey handbag — on a Long Island City street. At about 11:15 p.m. on Feb. 1, police said, two men approached a 30-year-old woman walking at the corner of 43rd Avenue and Crescent Street. There, according […]

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Attention Queens homeowners: Avoid this mistake in your spring outdoor projects

Porcelain Pavers With the blizzard of 2016 still fresh in our minds, now is the perfect time to start thinking about updating your outdoor spaces. A mistake that many make is waiting for warm weather to begin the project, thereby losing use of your outdoor space precisely when you want to be outside using it. As […]

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Colorful canopy and reflective wading pool will debut at MoMA PS1 this June
Photos courtesy of Escobedo Solíz Studio

This summer, MoMA PS1 in Long Island City will be home to yet another cool art project: Escobedo Solíz Studio‘s “Weaving the Courtyard,” a textured canopy and wading pool. Lazbent Pavel Escobedo and Andres Solíz are the winners of the 2016 Young Architects Program, which offers “emerging architectural talent the opportunity to design and present innovative projects” for a […]

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