Nonprofit pushes for streetcar on the Brooklyn-Queens waterfront
Photos via Friends of Brooklyn Queens Connector

One group desires a streetcar on the waterfront of Brooklyn and Queens. According to the Daily News, Friends of the Brooklyn Queens Connector, an organization whose members include transit experts and community and business leaders, recently commissioned a study to illustrate the viability of a fleet of streetcars to link 10 neighborhoods, starting at Sunset Park, Brooklyn, and […]

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NYC Marathon to close several Long Island City streets on Nov. 1
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Jim Henderson

As runners gear up for the New York City Marathon, Long Island City residents should be aware of several street closures that will affect their commute on Nov. 1. The lower and upper level of the Queensboro Bridge will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Pulaski Bridge, which connects Long Island City […]

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LIC industrial facility with big development potential on sale
Photo courtesy of Cushman & Wakefield 

A large, under-utilized industrial property in Long Island City that can legally be used for buildings seven times larger than what is currently on the site is being listed for sale, according to global real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield. The property includes several buildings that have a total of 26,113 square feet of space. But the site […]

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What to do this weekend in Queens

Tour a cemetery, get back to nature, experience the “South Pacific” and do more at these events in Queens this weekend. Saturday, Nov. 1 Join an All Saints Day tour at the Evergreens Cemetery at noon. Meet up is at Conway Street and Bushwick Avenue at the Cemetery Gate. Admission is $15 for Greater Astoria Historical […]

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LIC community calls for safety improvements along street off Pulaski Bridge
Photo Courtesy Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer's Office

Long Island City residents are calling for the Department of Transportation (DOT) to implement safety improvements in a high-traffic area before someone gets hurts. Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer gathered with residents Monday to ask the DOT to install a crosswalk and additional signage along 49th Avenue coming off the Pulaski Bridge, and on the Avenue’s […]

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