1 hr ago
Cabbie Accused Of Sneaking Through RFK Toll Plaza 3,000 Times Without Paying
A taxi driver has been charged with stealing more than $28,000 from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, by crossing the Robert F. Kennedy Triboro Bridge more than 3,000 times without once paying a toll.
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3 hrs ago
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Last TF Cornerstone Queens tower now renting
The final tower in TF Cornerstone's six-building Long Island City waterfront project has begun leasing, according to the developer.
7 hrs ago
The 'Back To The Grill Again' Video, Featuring Nas, Is Perfect For Throwback Thursday
"Time Is Illmatic," a new documentary focused on the making Nasir "Nas" Jones' seminal 1994 album, "Illmatic," kicked off the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival on Thursday night.
15 hrs ago
Urban Upbound Helps Clients Take Path to Financial Empowerment
Urban Upbound's Queens campus helps map paths for clients to walk on their journey to financial empowerment.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Kickstarter Campaign Looks to Bring Queens ABC Book to Borough Schools
A campaign to fund the creation of a Queens-centric children's book that alphabetically chronicles the borough's famed people and landmarks has expanded in an effort to get copies to local schools and libraries.
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Plans unveiled for a smaller 611 Madison Avenue
A new round of permits are on file for 611 Madison, where a new structure will soon replace an existing seven-story townhouse.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
PRLog US Entertainment
Fridge Art Fair Nyc: Ice Cream Sundae Project May 8-11 2014 Now in Long Island City
Apr. 15, 2014 - NEW YORK -- FRidgE ArT FAir NyC: Ice Cream Sundae Project LONG ISLAND CITY April 15, 2014 Press Contact: email@example.com Press Preview Thursday, May 8, 4-6 PM Fridge Art Fair NY Annouces New Dates and Venue Opening Gala May 8 Benefits City Critters Inc. Inthe wake of the March 31 closure by the NYC DOB of Angel Orensanz ... (more)
Queens Week: Organization Creates Financial Services Hub for Public Housing Residents
The latest Queens Week report takes a look at one organization that has created a financial services hub for public housing residents.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Former Il Mulino Chefs Opening Long Island City Restaurant
Segundo Tinishanay and Bolivar Perez, who have a combined 50 years of experience cooking behind the line in kitchens throughout the ever - expanding Il Mulino empire , will open Il Falco in July or August at 21-50 44th Drive in Queens .
Inside the Shapeways 3D printing factory
Every day, the young, bearded, and tattooed team at the Shapeways factory in Long Island City, Queens gather to eat together, as if they lived in a 19th century company town.
Bilingual Kids See Gifted Scores Drop After Test Changes, Parents Say
Wang's 4-year-old recently scored in the 97th percentile on the city's gifted and talented exam - a very high score, but likely not high enough to earn him a spot in the city's most elite G&T programs, like the Upper West Side's Anderson School and the Lower East Side's NEST+m .
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Queens Week 2014: Borough's Diverse Population Now at All-Time High
After showing very little growth in the 2010 Census, the government now says Queens is the second fastest growing county in the state with new numbers showing the borough accounted for a third of the 61,000 residents the city gained between 2012 and 2013.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Police Shoot and Kill Elderly Queens Man After He Kills Daughter
Authorities say an 86-year-old man called 911 saying and he that he had shot his daughter and dog with a 12 gauge shotgun, and that he wanted to kill himself.
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14-01, 14-07 and 14-19 Broadway in Long Island City
Two developers have teamed up to build a 76-unit condominium in Long Island City after buying a development site with 78,000 square feet of buildable space.
MTA Reschedules 7 Train Work for Weekend of LIC Block Party, Arts Festival
A planned service shutdown on the 7 train in Queens next month is being rescheduled to accommodate two major community events in Long Island City, the MTA announced Friday.
New York Business.com
Boro prez tells why Queens is king
Photo by Buck Ennis." data-ga-event-type="click" data-ga-event-category="Articles" data-ga-event-action="Main Photo Enlarge" data-ga-event-label="Melinda Katz"> Recently inaugurated Queens Borough President Melinda Katz has the city's biggest borough in her blood: Her father founded the Queens Symphony, and her mother started the Queens Council on ... (more)
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Still Waters Run Again in City Parks
With the turn of a handle, brown liquid dribbled out of a children's sprinkler at Windmuller Park in Woodside, Queens, before shooting, full blast, 10 feet into the air.
a Gentleman's Guide's Bryce Pinkham, The New York Pops and...
A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE's Bryce Pinkham, The New York Pops and More Set for CUNY TV's 'Arts in the City', Beg.
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The week in notable renderings: Jade Hotel, 111 West 57th
Magnum Real Estate Group offered a peek at a sample unit in its condominium conversion of the top 22 floors of the Verizon Building.