You can now win annual ferry passes at new Citywide Ferry Service website
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The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and Hornblower, the provider of the new citywide ferry service, have just launched the website, which will feature everything from a chance to win an annual ferry pass to a live stream of boat construction. The construction and development phase of the first citywide ferry service in nearly 100 years will be documented on […]

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Queens Taste 2016 brings explosion of 60+ best eateries in the borough
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We hope you’re really hungry, because the food festival Queens Taste 2016 has a long lineup of the best our borough’s food scene has to offer. For the 14th year in row, the Queens Economic Development Corporation and the Queens Tourism Council are teaming up to bring the best of Queens food under one giant roof for us to taste it all. To be […]

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Despite the high cost, study finds that Brooklyn Queens Connector plan is ‘reasonable’
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The proposed street car to connect the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront has been highly debated for the last few months, and on Monday, the city released a study outlining some specifics. Nonprofit group Friends of the Brooklyn Queens Connector commissioned a study in January to illustrate the viability of the plan, which would link 10 neighborhoods, starting at […]

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LIC Flea & Food Market makes its return this weekend on the Queens waterfront
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The popular LIC Flea & Food market is set to return to the Long Island City waterfront for its fourth season with more than 80 vintage, artisan and food vendors this April, for what will be the largest market of its kind in Queens. Always a Queens pioneer, LIC Flea & Food will again host […]

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MadeinQNS pop-up boutique will feature exclusively locally made goods and food
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In the most diverse neighborhood in the country, this local shop is looking to promote the local color. Long Island City will soon see an influx of entrepreneurship with the arrival of MadeinQNS at Queens Plaza in June 2016. The boutique and pop-up shop will feature locally made artisanal, craft, design goods, home accessories and food products by Queens […]

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