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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Man simutales a gun to steal phone during 7 train robbery in Long Island City
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A man was robbed at simulated gunpoint on a north-bound 7 train in Long Island City on Wednesday, according to police. Police reported that a man approached a 20-year-old male victim on the 7 train, on April 27 at 2:30 a.m. He simulated having a gun and demanded the victim’s phone. After the victim complied, the suspect fled the train at the Queensboro […]

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Rockaway Brewing Company is opening a beachside bar in Far Rockaway
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Enjoy homegrown beer, and unlimited rays of sunshine at the exact same time. The Rockaway Brewing Company’s (RBC) soon to be launched pop-up beach beer garden La Playa in Ridgewood is not the only project hitting Queens this summer. The Long Island City-based brewery will also be temporarily implementing a beachside bar in the company’s original home of Far […]

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First pop-up sushi restaurant serving sustainable and local fish in NYC will open in Long Island City
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Starting this May, Long Island City will be home to New York’s only pop-up restaurant serving sustainable and local sushi. Mayanoki was started in 2012 by friends David Torchiano, an Astoria resident, and Josh Arak, who wanted to provide their favorite sushi chef with an outlet to serve. They met Chef Albert at Zutto, a restaurant in […]

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