This formerly homeless LIC resident founded a successful real estate firm
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Long Island City resident Jermain Miller went from being homeless to being the founder and principal broker of a successful real estate firm. Miller, who grew up in Staten Island, is the founder of boutique luxury real estate firm MiLL RE. The Long Island City-based company turns a year old on June 2. The firm employs 10 people […]

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Glendale Finback Brewery is hosting a film series focused on female immigrant experience in NYC
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Glendale’s own Finback Brewery will play host to the film series Women Directors: Sharing Immigrant Experiences Through Film, presented by New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT). On Thursday, May 19, at 7 p.m., film aficionados will fill the brewery located at 78-01 77th Ave. in Queens to view two screenings by women filmmakers […]

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The famous Chick-fil-A will open a location at Queens Center mall this fall
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Have you ever craved the mouth-watering Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich but had no way of grabbing one in Queens? Don’t worry, Chick-fil-A will be taking the borough by storm this fall. The popular Atlanta-based fast-food chain will arrive at Queens Center mall, located at 90-15 Queens Blvd. in Elmhurst, marking Chick-fil-A’s first outer-borough location, reported Commercial Observer. “It’s a […]

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Film studio in NYC located in Long Island City attracts A-listers and high-end brands alike
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At age 29, Carrie White sold her home in Atlanta, Georgia, and moved to Brooklyn with no job to live in a “tiny bedroom with no closet.” Now, 11 years later, White is the founder of GUM Studios, a film studio in Long Island City which she says is the only woman-owned film studio in the New […]

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Free outdoor concerts featuring music, dance and poetry are taking over Queens parks
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SummerStage, New York City’s largest free performing arts festival, is coming to three Queens parks this summer to provide residents with free music, poetry and fun for kids. The first concert will take place on June 26 at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. R&B singer Ginuwine, a multi-platinum artist who became popular in the late ’90s and […]

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