MAP: Here are 14 developments in the works in Long Island City
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The real estate boom in Long Island City shows no signs of slowing down, so we’ve created a map to highlight some of the projects that are currently being constructed (or will be soon). It’s no surprise that the future tallest building in Queens may be coming to Long Island City. Developers behind the City […]

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Cops take gun, crack cocaine and fireworks off the streets in Maspeth
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Officers from the 104th Precinct’s Anti-Crime Team hit the trifecta on Sunday, May 22, as they arrested two individuals for possession of a firearm, crack cocaine and fireworks in Maspeth. The arrests occurred at the intersection of 58th Street and 55th Drive at approximately 2:46 a.m. Sunday. The Queens District Attorney’s office identified the individuals […]

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Happy birthday! Middle Village is pretty fly for 200 years old
A trolley outside of the old Niederstein's Restaurant.

Get ready to celebrate Middle Village. This year marks the bicentennial for this Queens neighborhood! Middle Village was originally settled 200 years ago in 1816 and was established as the midway point for travelers going between the bays of Williamsburg and Jamaica, appropriately giving it the name Middle Village. Shortly after the Williamsburg-Jamaica Turnpike opened […]

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Flushing Meadows Corona Park is getting upgrades as part of $40 million city program
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The largest park in Queens has just been awarded a portion of the $40 million the Parks Department will pump into the city’s green spaces. Flushing Meadows Corona Park was chosen by city residents as one of eight parks to receive improvements as part of the Parks Without Borders program. According to the Parks Department […]

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Flushing couple faces charges after physically and sexually abusing child slaves from Korea
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Flushing couple that exploited two young children for financial gain was indicted on charges of labor trafficking and exploitation this week. Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced that a grand jury slapped Sook Yeong Park, 49, and Jeong Taek Lee, 53, both of 196th Street in Flushing, with a slew of allegations on Tuesday, May 24. The couple was […]

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