Parks Department asks Astoria residents for input on upcoming dog run
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Dog owners in Astoria will have a say in the design of a new $1 million dog run to be built under the RFK Bridge at Hoyt Avenue North, between 23rd and 24th streets. The Parks Department is asking dog owners to attend a scope meeting at the Bohemian Hall, located at 29-19 24th Ave., on Jan. […]

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Queens Chamber of Commerce honors business people of the year
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The Queens Chamber of Commerce honored their Business People of the Year with awards presented during a gala event Thursday night at Terrace on the Park. Executive Director Thomas Grech remarked on the constant evolution of the Chamber, including initiatives such as the newly formed real estate committee. “Please know that every action we take […]

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Blog: What’s wrong with Willets Point?
Rendering courtesy of NYCEDC

The proposed Willets Point economic development project is essentially government picking the winner and losers. Many of the developers continue to act like pigs, by feasting on taxpayer dollars. The Borough of Queens and New York City prospered for centuries prior to the creation of various city and state development corporations over the past decades. […]

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World Series to have big economic impact on ‘World’s Borough’
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Mets fans aren’t the only ones celebrating the team’s World Series berth. Next week, thousands of fans will attend Citi Field to watch the Amazin’ Mets take a crack at a championship and will also bring their wallets along with them, spreading the wealth with local hotels, eateries and shops. Rob MacKay, director of public relations, […]

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Astoria dog run receives $1M in funding
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Astoria’s four-legged friends will soon have a park to call their own. Elected officials gathered under the Robert F. Kennedy (Triborough) Bridge last week to announce the allocation of $1 million to build an official dog park in the neighborhood. The park, which is currently a basketball court, will be located at Hoyt Avenue North between […]

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