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  1. New Development Watch: Slate Property Group and Carlyle Group...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Curbed

    Slate Property Group and Carlyle Group just filed permits to build an 88-condo building in Long Island City. Plans include 85,349 square feet of residential space, 1,363 square feet of commercial space, and a 35-car garage.

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  2. Slate, Carlyle Group plan for 88-unit LIC condo buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Real Deal

    UPDATED, 11:16 a.m., Nov. 21: Slate Property Group, in partnership with private-equity giant the Carlyle Group, filed permits today to construct a condominium building in Long Island City that would span nearly 87,000 square feet, according to Department of Buildings records. The eight-story property at 21-21 44th Drive, near the 23rd Street and Court Square subway stations, is slated to include 88 apartments and a 35-car underground parking garage.

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  3. Video: BlackBerry explains why your iPhone is too wimpy to 'work wide'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Boy Genius

    As we've noted before, the BlackBerry Passport isn't for the faint of heart - it's a manly tool to be used for real work , and if its large square display and wide boxy frame intimidate you, then tough! BlackBerry this month put up a new video that once again shows the advantage of having a large square display like the one on the Passport gives you the ability to get more real work done, especially when compared to a svelte little display like the one on your iPhone. The video depicts two people getting off an airplane and looking up directions to a certain location in Long Island City.

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  4. Judge sides with Exxon Mobil on gas spill cleanup in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New York Daily News

    A judge said there's not enough evidence to show that the gas spill under this building in Long Island City is in danger of exploding. A federal judge is not convinced that the methane gas leaking from waste oil underneath a Queens building is a ticking time bomb ready to explode.

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  5. Citi Bike to Pay New York $5 M. Annually for Parking, Not Much Else at the MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The New York Observer

    When Bike Share Holdings LLC, a newly-formed investment venture, acquired Citi Bike and its parent company Alta Bicycle Share late last month, the Department of Transportation revealed what the acquisition would mean for the program's expansion-doubling the number of bikes to 12,000, Citi Bike would expand into Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Long Island City, followed by the Upper West and Upper East sides into Harlem, Astoria, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Gowanus, Propsect Heights, Crown Heights and Red Hook by 2017. What has been less clear are the specifics of Alta's new contract with the Department of Transportation-besides the $30 million investment promised by Alta and the cost of annual memberships rising from $95 to $145 per year.

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  6. Deng Long: New York supermarket kingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | China Daily

    Deng Long, chairman of the US Chinese Chamber of Commerce, helps organize various cultures events sponsored by members of the chamber. Amy He / China Daily At the front of a New York Mart are rows of fresh vegetables and tanks holding live seafood.

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  7. Developers, retailers flocking to ElmhurstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Real Deal

    Elmhurst seems to be the city's newest up-and-coming neighborhood. The attention the area is receiving from developers, however, is enlarging the price gap between new units and existing apartments.

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  8. City Council proposes zoning district for manufacturingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Real Deal

    The Council's report, which was released Tuesday, advises that the district occur in the city's Industrial Business Zones or other areas that already contain industrial and manufacturing operations, Capital New York reported. Most of those zones are located in Queens and Brooklyn.

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  9. Humble Queens nabe is suddenly a luxe lure for developersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | New York Daily News

    Developer Steve Wu and lender Josh Zegen of Madison Realty Capital stand on the roof of Queens Pointe: a new mixed-use real estate project located at the former site of St. John's Hospital at 90-02 Queens Boulevard The Queens neighborhood is finally getting some attention from real estate developers who want to build pricey luxury condos and rentals - and it's causing a major disparity between the prices of existing apartments and those in the glitzy new buildings. "There's a very significant divide between the quality of new homes versus existing homes in Elmhurst," StreetEasy analyst Alan Lightfeldt said.

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  10. Uber tracking riders without permission: reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | New York Post

    Just when it seemed it couldn't get any worse for Uber, the taxi-hail app finds itself in the middle of a spying scandal. Reports that Uber employees have tracked riders' whereabouts without their permission - and for seemingly no good reason - has users rethinking their relationship with the $17 billion startup.

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  11. New developments rise along Astoriaa s waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | New York Post

    The Astoria most New Yorkers know is focused primarily around the N/Q subway lines, which run south to north about a mile inland from the East River. But at its outset, the Queens neighborhood was largely a waterfront community, notes Jay Valgora, principal at Studio V Architecture.

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  12. Car service app Uber and the storm it has driven intoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | The Straits Times

    The latest news on Uber here is that riders in Singapore will be able to listen to their preferred music through the company's tie-up with digital music service company Spotify. But elsewhere, news on Uber has been nothing like music to the the ears.

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  13. Uber executive investigated after spying on journalist using 'God View' toolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Today's TMJ4

    Popular ridesharnig service Uber said Tuesday that it is investigating a top executive who allegedly tracked a journalist without her permission, using a company tool called "God View." "Buzzfeed News reporter Johana Bhuiyan used the private car service earlier this month to travel to a meeting with Josh Mohrer, general manager of Uber New York.

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  14. In The Studio With Ian Williams (Battles) and Ron AmstutzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Spin

    What does the moment of collaboration between a musician and a visual artist look like? On Thursday, November 13, SPIN tagged along to document one of Ian Williams and Ron Amstutz Connect Sessions at the Long Island City studio Amstutz calls his creative home. Williams, member of Battles and a respected electronic composer, and Amstutz, a New York-based conceptual photographer and performance videographer, were in the final stages of mapping out their new video piece.

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  15. Victor ElmalehRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Real Deal

    The Moroccan-born entrepreneur along with his partners developed more than $7 billion of real estate, including Worldwide Plaza on Manhattan's West Side, City Lights in Long Island City, 71 Broadway, 255 East 74th Street and 300 East 55th Street. Elmaleh emigrated to the United States at the age of six.

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  16. LIC resi parcel seeks record at $315 per footRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Real Deal

    A residential development site in Long Island City near the 5Pointz project and MoMA's PS 1 is asking $315 per foot, which would break price records for large sites in the area. The owner of 22-12 Jackson Avenue, a site with a total of 169,500 square feet of development rights, located between Arch and Crane streets, is asking $53.5 million for the property.

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  17. Uber to investigate NY manager who tracked journalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Crain's New York Business

    Uber Technologies Inc. is investigating a manager in its New York office who used the company's car-booking tools to track a reporter, a person with knowledge of the matter said, a sign of escalating concern over how the startup treats journalists' privacy. Josh Mohrer, general manager for Uber's New York office, used an internal tracking tool called God View to monitor the movements of a visiting BuzzFeed reporter this month, BuzzFeed reported.

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  18. Architecture Is for EveryoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Dirt

    At Harvard University Graduate School of Design , Interboro Partners , an interdisciplinary and relatively young firm of three GSD alums Tobias Armborst, Daniel D'Oca, and Georgeen Theodore, said "architecture is for everyone." As a way of introduction, Jerold Kayden, a former professor of theirs, affectionately characterized their practice with five key attributes: incredibly creative, versatile , academic , entrepreneurial, and famous.

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  19. Uber executive under investigation for use of controversial 'God View' ride trackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | GlobalNews

    Uber's privacy practices have been called into question following allegations that one of its top executives tracked a journalist's location without her permission using an internal company tool called "God View." Uber's New York general manager Josh Mohrer is being investigated after Buzzfeed news published a story alleging Mohrer used Uber location data to track reporter Johana Bhuiyan's location without her consent ahead of a scheduled interview.

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  20. Uber Said to Investigate New York Manager Who Tracked JournalistRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Washington Post

    Uber Technologies Inc. is investigating a manager in its New York office who used the company's car-booking tools to track a reporter, a person with knowledge of the matter said, a sign of escalating concern over how the startup treats journalists' privacy. Josh Mohrer, general manager for Uber's New York office, used an internal tracking tool called God View to monitor the movements of a visiting BuzzFeed reporter this month, BuzzFeed reported.

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