Community leaders weigh in on Brooklyn Queens Connector plan
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Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plans for a streetcar along the East River from Sunset Park to Astoria garnered many opinions from community leaders in the “World’s Borough” from high praise to great concern. QNS reached out to community leaders in Astoria, Long Island City and surrounding areas to ask them to weigh in on this proposal: “The streetcar plan […]

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Five great destinations to discover on Citi Bike in Long Island City

After much anticipation, Citi Bike recently rolled into Queens with 12 new stations to pick up and drop off a bike in the heart of Long Island City. Always a great destination, Long Island City offers so many attractions to take advantage of from cultural institutions to the best views of the Manhattan skyline that […]

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Op-ed: Light rail line would be a boon for Queens
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BY CITY COUNCILWOMAN ELIZABETH CROWLEY Queens is New York City’s fastest-growing borough. We are experiencing not only the largest increase in population, but also growth in workforce and economic development. As a city, it is crucial we support this growth with an expansion of smart, sustainable transportation. Improved public transportation and interborough (Brooklyn-Queens) transit are greatly […]

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Top five most expensive luxury listings in LIC
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BY KELLY MARIE MANCUSO Over the past decade, Long Island City has evolved into one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in the city. The influx of new bars, lounges, specialty shops, flea markets and restaurants was met with the demand for more condominiums with unique amenities. Eric Benaim, founder of real estate brokerage Modern Spaces, […]

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Vote for your favorites at LIC Flea’s Second Annual Food Vendor Awards
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Over 40 food, dessert and drink vendors will descend upon the Long Island City waterfront this Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26, for the Second Annual Food Vendor Awards at the LIC Flea & Food market. A panel of food judges and the general public will be given ballots to vote for their favorite food, dessert […]

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