Head to Long Island City and meet the native New Yorker who penned a bucket list of cool NYC sights

BY TAMMY SCILEPPI Whether you believe the world will be ending in a decade or not, you should pick up a copy of “100 Things to Do in NYC Before You Die” (Reedy Press) just in case. While it ain’t perfect, there’s still no place like home! So, bring your bucket list and explore Spidey’s […]

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Flushing BID to expand its services in the community to enhance quality-of-life for residents and visitors

After serving the community for 16 years, the Downtown Flushing Transit Hub Business Improvement District (Flushing BID) is looking to expand its services to further enhance quality-of-life in the Flushing community. Community Board 7 members on Monday night approved the Flushing BID’s outlined expansion proposal detailing planning and outreach initiatives, a neighborhood needs survey, and […]

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City will take a closer look at bringing NYC Ferry service to northeast Queens locations

By Mark Hallum The city Economic Development Corporation will consider a long-advocated expansion into waterways along the transit deserts of northeast Queens, City Councilman Paul Vallone announced Monday. Vallone said he received a letter from EDC Precinct James Patchett, who indicated that the survey portion of the Ferry Feasibility Study that took place in the […]

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City will take a closer look at bringing NYC Ferry service to northeast Queens locations

The city Economic Development Corporation will consider a long-advocated expansion into waterways along the transit deserts of northeast Queens, City Councilman Paul Vallone announced on Monday. Vallone said he received a letter from EDC Precinct James Patchett, who indicated that said the survey portion of the Ferry Feasibility Study that took place in the fall showed […]

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No. 7 line to add more trains to accommodate riders when Canarsie Tunnel closes in April

By Mark Hallum The MTA will be stepping up its effort to mitigate the impact to commuters in April 2019 when the Canarsie Tunnel is set to close for about a year to make repairs from damage caused by flooding from Hurricane Sandy. The No. 7 train will be bearing the weight of the overflow […]

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