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  1. Low-Budget Motel 6 Gets In on Lodging BoomRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Record sales prices for luxury properties and an explosion of lifestyle brands have marked the recent hotel boom. But a low-budget staple is enjoying some of the industry's strongest growth.

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  2. Now Casting 'Broker' and Other Upcoming AuditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Back Stage

    "Broker" is casting two roles for a new media comedy presentation for NBC as part of the network's NBC Playground.

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  3. Uber looks to nearly double its NYC footprint this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | New York Business.com

    Uber, one of the world's most valuable startups, operates in 55 countries around the world, but New York City is its largest market. Uber, which has carved out a major chunk of the city's for-hire vehicle market in just over three years, expects to get substantially bigger here in 2015.

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  4. Kings of Queens: The Daily News has some...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Curbed

    The Daily News has some info on the owner of the Long Island City condo that is attempting to become the most expensive apartment to ever sell in Queens, with a current asking price of $5.398 million . His name is Basil Messados , and he's a "self-made Greek taxi mogul."

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  5. Natalie Birriel's SPEAK! Set for Rough Draft Festival, 3/28Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Natalie Birriel is proud to announce a performance of her autobiographical solo show Speak! at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center on March 28th at 7:30 pm. Directed by Andreas Robertz , Speak! is a 90's music driven show about Natalie's journey from being a stutterer who couldn't say her own name to not being able to shut up! Speak! is a heartbreakingly funny and inspirational tale for anyone who has ever felt held back from saying what they truly wanted to say! This special performance is part of the Rough Draft Festival at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City.

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  6. LIC listing looks to set single-family record in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Real Deal

    Taxi company owner Basil Messados hopes to set the new standard for luxury in Queens with the listing of his three-bedroom Long Island City penthouse condominium unit for $5.4 million. If it sells for that price, it would be the borough's priciest single-family sale ever.

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  7. Interesting Home Decor Starts With Stencil1 DIY Stencils - Winner of...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Stencil1 announced that its Repeat Pattern Wallpaper Stencils and DIY Tools have won 2015 Product of the Year in Home Design and the Stencil1 wall mural stencils allow the consumer affordable ways to achieve designer looks in their home. Product of the Year is the world's largest consumer-voted award for product innovation where winners are backed by the votes of 40,000 consumers in a national representative survey conducted by research partner TNS, a global leader in consumer research.

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  8. Hemmed-in business blasts 'hollow' promises from City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Crain's New York Business

    Ken Buettner, president of Long Island City-based York Scaffold Equipment Corp., says the infiltration of non-industrial uses into manufacturing zones is not only precluding businesses like his from expanding. "I was forced to contract," he said.

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  9. 'Hollow promises' blamed for company's downsizingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Crain's New York Business

    Ken Buettner, president of Long Island City-based York Scaffold Equipment Corp., says the infiltration of nonindustrial uses into manufacturing zones is not only precluding businesses like his from expanding. "I was forced to contract," he said.

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  10. Greek mogul tries to set Queens record with $5.4M apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    Self-made Greek taxi mogul Basil Messados has listed his Long Island City penthouse for a jaw-dropping $5.4 million, after buying it for just $2.5 million in 2009, the Daily News has learned. If it sells for that ambitious price, it would be the most expensive single-family home ever sold in Queens, beating out the current record $3.35 million price paid for a another Long Island City condo last year.

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  11. Record Setters: Queens' Most Expensive Apartment Is Back, Pricier Than EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Curbed

    Penthouse A in Long Island City's The View captured the title of Queens' most expensive apartment last April when it was listed for $5.388 million, beating out the $3.58 million unit in the same building that had been listed less than a month prior . Now, after being pricechopped down to $4.998 million and finally being taken off the market a little over a month ago, Penthouse A is back , asking $5.398 million , beating its own record by a mere $10,000.

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  12. From left: the Falchi building in Long Island City and a pie by StolleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Real Deal

    Stolle, a pie maker and cafe chain, signed a 10-year-lease at the 570,000-square-foot property at 31-00 47th Avenue for a 2,175-square-foot space, according to the Wall Street Journal. Ride-sharing app Lyft inked a 5,000-square-foot lease at the building last fall.

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  13. The No-Reservations Generation Grows Up: How Bookings Came BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Grub Street

    For a while there, it seemed as though New York's restaurants might never take proper reservations again. Owners instead posted live video feeds of their restaurants' lines, or offered apps that showed customers exactly how long their waits would be, or, more simply, just took down potential customers' cell numbers and texted them when a table was ready .

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  14. Patricia Pierce: Stolen Picasso Painting Has a Happy EndingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | News Max

    Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq, smashed ancient statues with sledgehammers this month, hell-bent on destroying what they call non-Islamic ideas, and as the world watched ISIS' rampage videos in horror, Iraqi civilization and the culture of a people were being obliterated. Perhaps that is why a relatively minor stolen oil painting by Pablo Picasso received international hoopla from the press after New Jersey custom agents discovered it in a small Federal Express Christmas package labeled as an "art craft/toy."

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  15. Avonte search leader joins hunt for missing Brooklyn manRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | New York Daily News

    A man who helped lead the search for Avonte Oquendo in 2013 has joined the hunt for a missing autistic man in Brooklyn, family members said Saturday. Christopher Gewirtz announced on Facebook that the search for his missing brother Brian Gewirtz is now "being directed by someone who worked on the Avonte Oquendo case."

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  16. Mayor's chummy City Council relations suddenly aren'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Crain's New York Business

    After a year of sunny collaboration between natural liberal allies, clouds loom on the horizon for Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council. What began as an ideologically aligned pairing is giving way to a power struggle more typical of New York City politics.

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  17. Stolen Picasso found in US mailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Stuff.co.nz

    US officials inspected a FedEx package shipped from Belgium to New York in December with its happy holiday greeting, "Joyeux Noel". They opened it and instead of a cheap "art craft toy" promised on the box found a stolen Picasso painting worth millions.

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  18. City wants New Stapleton Waterfront to be a model for proactive pedestrian safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | SILive.com

    The city wants the New Stapleton Waterfront esplanade to be a model for proactive pedestrian safety design in rapidly developing areas of the city. There could be an influx of as much as 30,000 residents after North Shore developments come to fruition, including the New Stapleton Waterfront esplanade, the city's affordable housing plan and fast ferry service for the neighborhood.

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  19. Stolen Picasso 'art-craft' seized in New York mailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The Age

    A Picasso painting missing from Paris for more than a decade resurfaced in the United States, where it had been shipped under false pretenses as a $47 holiday-themed "art craft." The 1911 painting, "La Coiffeuse," which translates to "The Hairdresser," was unearthed in December in a FedEx shipment from Belgium to Newark, New Jersey.

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  20. Stolen Picasso work seized in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Times of India

    A Picasso painting missing from Paris for more than a decade resurfaced in the United States, where it had been shipped under false pretences as a $37 holiday-themed "art craft". The 1911 painting "La Coiffeuse," which translates to "The Hairdresser," was unearthed in December in a FedEx shipment from Belgium to Newark.

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