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WNYC-AM New York
NYC Families Scramble to Adjust to New School Start and End Times
As a single mother who works, Anjanie Narine doesn't get a lot of evening time with her eight-year-old daughter Emma.
8 hrs ago
New York Daily News
G train's Greenpoint Tube back in service Tuesday
After a five-week closure, G trains on Tuesday will resume making all stops between the Long Island City-Court Square station in Queens and Nassau Ave. in Brooklyn.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Evian Christ & SOPHIE playing Warm Up afterparty at 88 Palace w/ Nguzunguzu
This summer's Warm Up at MoMA PS1 series goes out with a bang this Saturday with a killer lineup of Evian Christ, SOPHIE , Lone , Forest Swords and a special guest .
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Real Hospitality adds 12 construction hotels.
Executives at Real Hospitality Group announced their portfolio of hotels has grown with several new deals in 2014, representing a 26% growth in guest room inventory.
One City, By Bike: Huge Opportunities for NYC Cycling in the de Blasio Era
Jon Orcutt was NYC DOT's policy director from 2007 to 2014. He developed DOT's post-PlaNYC strategic plan, Sustainable Streets , oversaw creation of the Citi Bike program and produced the de Blasio administration's Vision Zero Action Plan.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
New York Daily News
Luxury living takes off in Jackson Heights
The new luxury building at 40-07 73rd St. near Roosevelt Ave. has brought the type of apartments people normally associate with Long Island City and Astoria to the Jackson Heights area.
This Week's Best Shows and a Spotify Playlist of the Bands
American music producer Hal Willner is curating the week's happenings at downtown underground and experimental music venue The Stone .
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Fresh Direct really got a sweetheart deal
Very interesting post over at Atlantic Yards Report : ESD is about to give Fresh Direct a $9 million grant and a $1 million loan to move/expand from Long Island City to the South Bronx.
Many Greenpoint Businesses Flourish Despite G-Train Shutdown
There's only week left until the beleaguered G-train resumes its service between Court Square in Long Island City and Nassau Avenue, but residents and businesses in the neighborhood don't seem to have missed the train all that much.
Apple Visual Graphics Beautifies Space in Queens, New York
Apple Visual Graphics , a digital printing service based in Long Island City, New York, recently wrapped the fence of an entire block in Queens, New York with a sleek, new, vinyl banner.
The Brooklyn Inc
G-Train Gripes: In the Dark About a Shutdown
It's the fourth week of the G train's partial shutdown and Greenpoint resident Mike Wechsler has decided to sweat rather than wait.
International Bacon Day is August 30th
The Saturday before Labor Day marks International Bacon Day, a day where everyone all over the world celebrates and consumes bacon.
Amazing rooftop bars around the world
Rooftop Bar at the Thompson Toronto: The Thompson Toronto is every bit as hip as its sister properties.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
New York Daily News
Push to make free G-to-J/M transfer permanent
The freebie, which allows riders to transfer between the G train station at Broadway and the J/M stop at Lorimer St. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is set to end once work on the G train's Greenpoint Tube concludes on Sept.
The Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Another NYC subway train fumigated after bedbugs bite conductor
A lewd passenger who gets caught groping a woman on the subway would be required to register with New York State as a sex offender under legislation Assemblymember Joseph R. Lentol is drafting.
The Passivhaus Project That Bloggers Love to Hate
A reconstructed row house in New York City has an excellent thermal envelope, but the building is being criticized for its unusual design This Passivhaus project in Long Island City, New York, won both kudos and brickbats from commentators after its renovation by architect Thomas Paino.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Police: Officers Pull 3 Men From East River In Queens; 2 Had Jumped In
Police Monday evening pulled men from the water after they jumped into the East River offshore from Long Island City, Queens, along with a third person who jumped in to rescue them himself.
New York Business.com
Outer boroughs' tallest spire has new owner
Savanna closes on its purchase of 1 Court Square, the 51-story Long Island City office tower occupied by Citibank.
Art Is Dead: This Is What Graffiti Haven 5 Pointz Looks Like Days Into Demo
Last week, a largely-dreaded yet inevitable backhoe arrived at the site of Long Island City's former graffiti haven 5 Pointz , where developer David Wolkhoff will erect two gigantic, lumbering rental towers .
G Train Shuttle Bus Runs Better Than the Train Did, Riders Say
The G train is scheduled to be back in action next week, but some riders are actually bemoaning its return.