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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Yet another fancy tower with rooftop terrace and pool will grow in Queens Plaza in Long Island City
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A development site at 24-16 Queens Plaza South in Long Island City was just purchased for $23 million by Greystone Development. The New York-based development firm plans to erect a 23-story tower to “enhance the Long Island City skyline,” according to a press release. The building will house 117 residential units in a 105,000-square-foot space and […]

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Wyckoff Avenue could soon be closed for Ridgewood pedestrian plaza
Rendering courtesy Community Board 5

Part of Wyckoff Avenue in Ridgewood may eventually be closed and transformed into the neighborhood’s newest pedestrian plaza. In an attempt to curb dangerous driver and pedestrian activity, the Department of Transportation (DOT) has come up with a bold plan to permanently close the one-block segment of Wyckoff Avenue between Gates and Myrtle avenues for the plaza. DOT […]

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Don’t let these Subway changes on the N, Q and 7 ruin a nice weekend
Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Patrick Cashin

According to the weatherman, it appears as if we’ll finally be experiencing a weekend free of snow, rain or limb-numbing cold. In fact, the sun may actually make an appearance. So don’t be startled if you see people walking about in a leisurely fashion and not hustling to get out of the rain or running […]

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Subway service changes to affect 15 lines this weekend
Photo by MTA / Patrick Cashin

Construction work to upgrade and maintain stations, tracks and signal systems is affecting weekend service on many of the city’s subway lines. The MTA is advising customers to allow for extra travel time if they rely on any of these trains. 1 From 11:30 p.m. Friday, February 5, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, 1 […]

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