5 hrs ago
NYC: Eyes on the Street: Bike-Share Stations Come to Williamsburg
Citi Bike's rollout to Long Island City, Greenpoint, Williamsburg, and eastern Bedford-Stuyvesant was delayed by damage from Hurricane Sandy.
16 hrs ago
New York Daily News
Dozens of drug dealing suspects nabbed in Queens housing projects
An apartment in the Queensbridge Houses in Long Island City that was padlocked after a sweeping drug bust in which dozens of alleged drug dealers were arrested.
Sat May 18, 2013
New York Post
Shocker! Post finds honest NY politician
Mike Wolfert, who's developing a massive indoor rock-climbing center in Queens, allegedly asked Van Bramer to pull strings for him after he was slapped with a stop-work order for doing construction work without a permit.
Brookfield native brings farming to the rooftops of Brooklyn
Brooklyn, N.Y. - Ben Flanner has made his way from Brookfield to Brooklyn, where he has become a successful farmer.
Fri May 17, 2013
ANIKAI Dance Theater and More Set for Green Space, May 2013
Green Space presents Take Root with ANIKAI Dance Theater tonight, May 18 and Fertile Ground New Works by various artists on May 19.
Thu May 16, 2013
Ornate Chandelier Peaks Curiosity in Sculpture Park
Toshihiro Oki Architect has unveiled the winning commission in the Architectural League of New York 's 2nd annual "Folly" competition at Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, New York.
The New York Observer
Brownstoner Queen's New Editor Is Not Moving To Queens, But He's Thinking About It
A few weeks ago, word got out that Brownstoner, the real estate blog that has not only chronicled, but embodied so many of the things that have transformed Brooklyn in the last decade , would be launching a new site: Brownstoner Queens.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Village Voice
GoogaMooga Participants: Reviewed
This weekend's GoogaMooga , the hyped-up food festival set to take over Prospect Park Friday thru Sunday, has a cast of 85 food vendors, 75 brewing companies and 100 wines.
Tue May 14, 2013
Shapeways is reinventing the factory
A short subway ride from midtown Manhattan, Peter Weijmarshausen is building a factory that reimagines mass production.
Queens Kids Build Purrfect Mini-City for Kittens Up for Adoption
Kids at a Flux Factory workshop for "Kitty City," where children are working with artists and architects to design and construct a small-scale metropolis for felines.
City Starts Long-Awaited Repairs to Queensbridge Park Seawall
The crumbling seawall has been fenced off for the last several years, cutting park-goers off from the nearby waterfront, which used to be one of the 20-acre park's main attractions.
Mon May 13, 2013
In collaboration with Independent Curators International , Socrates Sculpture Park presents do it , an exhibition conceived of and curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist.
The Real Deal
Brooklyn landlord pays $18M for burned Baruch Singer building, plans rehab
A fire-scarred building in Morningside Heights will get a new life as rental apartments, after a Brooklyn real estate investment firm paid $18 million for the property from landlord Baruch Singer.
Aereo live TV service refreshes pricing plans, expands to Boston on May 15th
We've been eager to try out Aereo's TV streaming service , which sends live broadcast content to devices over the internet.
New York Daily News
New film features former inmates' success stories
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Sun May 12, 2013
The New Yorker
Hannah Goldfield: M. Wells Dinette, in Long Island City.
It should come as no surprise that the food at M. Wells Dinette, the restaurant at MOMA P.S.1, in Long Island City, far exceeds expectations for museum fare; like the Modern, MOMA's Michelin-starred restaurant in Manhattan, M. Wells treats cuisine as high art.
Sat May 11, 2013
This week: Computer blogging boot camp at Long Island City Library
This week families in Western Queens can take a class on worms and composting, listen to a story time session in Spanish, exercise at a Zumba class for kids, take Arabic language courses in Jamaica, and finally take two computer classes, one of which teaches about blogging.
Va-Va-Voom: Show Palace, an all-nude restaurant in...
Show Palace , an all-nude restaurant in Long Island City that's operating with boobs and food but no booze, may soon complete the full trifecta.
Fri May 10, 2013
Here Is the Magnificence of One World Trade Center - All 1,776 Feet of It
Friday morning, after a week-and-a-half delay due to bad weather - and many more delays before that - the spire on top of One World Trade Center was permanently installed, enabling the magnificent building to achieve its full height and scrape 1,776 feet of sky.
The New York Times
Santa Teresa, a Venezuelan rum producer, will conduct four free tastings of its flagship rum, Santa Teresa 1796, at Union Square Wines and Spirits , 140 Fourth Avenue.