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  1. Brooklyn's Mast Brothers Are Modern Willy WonkasRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    Fathom celebrates all the reasons why we pack our bags, get on a plane, hitch a ride, and explore beyond our backyards. Fathom reinvents the travel website through inspiring stories, practical advice, and useful tools and products.


  2. New York Citi Bikes soon to allow riders to count caloriesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    The new CEO of the Brooklyn-based company that owns Citi Bike says a revamped smartphone app will soon offer such detailed fitness stats and allow people to make real-time reports of such issues as flat tires or broken seats. Jay Walder, a mass transit veteran who used to run the city's Metropolitan Transportation Authority, envisions the bikes becoming a seamless part of the city's transportation network, with plans in the works to incorporate docking stations into architectural design plans for massive new development projects.


  3. Two Community Boards Sign Off on Greenpoint Avenue Bridge Bike LanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Streetsblog

    New bike lanes on the Greenpoint Avenue Bridge have received support from two community boards, but the intersection of Greenpoint and Borden Avenues remains in question. Map: DOT [ PDF ] Four years ago, DOT shelved a plan that would have added bike lanes to the Greenpoint Avenue Bridge, also known as the J.J. Byrne Bridge, after a year of outcry from area businesses and residents.


  4. Bandits take air compressors from Queens, Bk. gas stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    NYPD is asking the public for assistance in locating and identifying the suspects who are wanted for seventeen grand larcenies which occurred in Queens and Brooklyn. The unidentified suspects uses vehicles with a tow hook and chain to forcibly remove coin operated self-serve air pump machines and take off.


  5. The BaronessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Yorker

    Certain wine bars require some method of grandstanding: a debonair jacket, say, or an expense account. The Baroness, a Napoleonic-themed bar in Long Island City, favors swords.


  6. New York City's Creative Recycling Hub Looks to its Past in Art ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WNYC-AM New York

    A new exhibition in Long Island City traces the eventful history of Materials for the Arts , a program of the city Department of Cultural Affairs that collects surplus reusable items from donors and redistributes them to arts organizations and public schools. artworks created over the years by the program's beneficiaries, including pieces by Justen Ladda, Jane Dickson, Mary Beth Edelson and others.


  7. Joel Gluck to flip LIC site to Shibber Khan for $40MRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Real Deal

    Investor Joel Gluck plans to flip a Long Island City development site with 253,000 buildable square feet to developer Shibber Khan's Criterion Group in a $40 million deal, The Real Deal has learned. The deal is slated to close by the end of this month, at which time Criterion would acquire a total of five parcels at 31-08 and 31-16 Northern Boulevard, according to sources familiar with the deal.


  8. Poorly Named Long Island City Building Readies Its 39 CondosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Curbed

    Here's another one to add to the list of New York City's absurd building names : Liv@ Murray Park . Yes, with the at symbol, and the awkward spacing.


  9. Heritagea s Toby Moskovits battles with partner on projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Real Deal

    From left: 163 North 6th Street in Williamsburg and 41-21 28th Street in Long Island City Heritage Equity Partners' founder Toby Moskovits is battling with her partner Joel Gluck over two projects she claims are in "imminent peril," and is suing him along with investor Yoel Goldman and mortgage brokerage Meridian Capital Group. The Brooklyn-based developer filed two separate lawsuits in New York State Supreme Court in January and February.


  10. Photo Flash: First Look at Red Noses at the Secret TheatreRead the original story

    Thursday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Nicu's Spoon presents RED NOSES by Olivier Award winning playwright Peter Barnes, directed by Stephanie Barton-Farcas. RED NOSES is now and it's final week, and plays through Sunday, April 19th at The Secret Theatre .


  11. What's Filming in New York City on Friday, September 18, 2009?Read the original story

    Sep 18, 2009 | Examiner.com

    I have two locations: Crescent St & 44th Rd, Queens, NY and around 21ST St & 35th Ave, Long Island City. is filming at the Waldorf Astoria, Park Ave S and 49th St, NYC.


  12. If LIC is a template, should we expect 'value priced rent stabilized' Atlantic Yards apartments?Read the original story

    Thursday | Atlantic Yards Report

    I wrote last November how the developers of affordable housing at Hunters Point South in Long Island City resorted to advertising "the best apartment deal in New York" and sending a street team out to recruit applicants for the "affordable" middle-income housing. While the housing is below market for new construction in the Long Island City waterfront neighborhood, it's hardly cheap.


  13. 20 must-know residential developments hitting NYC this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New York Post

    A healthy stock of new residential buildings - some ground-up, some converted - are listing thousands of apartments for sale this spring. They range from the mega-glitzy, Robert A.M. Stern-designed 520 Park Ave. to the boutique, like 559 W. 23rd St., which will have six duplex units starting at $4.5 million.


  14. Swiss Post Solutions Corporate Trainers Featured as Keynote Speakers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PRWeb

    Swiss Post Solutions , an innovative leader in business process outsourcing and digitization solutions, is proud to announce the recent achievements of its corporate development team as keynote speakers in several prominent training seminars. Swiss Post Solutions , an innovative leader in business process outsourcing and digitization solutions, is proud to announce the recent achievements of its corporate development team as keynote speakers in several prominent training seminars.


  15. Editorial: The unkindest cut at Junior's cheesecake factoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | New York Daily News

    No amount of scrumptious dessert makes the news go down easier that Junior's, maker of Brooklyn's signature cheesecake, will soon shut its Queens bakery and reopen in New Jersey. The move comes not because Junior's is fading; its flagship restaurant beams brightly at the foot of Flatbush Ave. But the company, which churns out more than a million cheesecakes a year, cannot justify the cost of industrial real estate in the five boroughs.


  16. Top 10 biggest real estate projects coming to NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Real Deal

    If the top 10 biggest new real estate projects are any indication, New York City's skyline is set to be inundated with a new crop of tall buildings. In total, the top permit applications filed with the city's Department of Buildings in March account for 2,630 units in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx.


  17. FYI: Private Opening for MFTA's retrospective exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Examiner.com

    The show, titled " MFTA loves NYC: A Retrospective of Creative Reuse " will be attended by Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finklepearl. The occasion is a great opportunity to celebrate MFTA's mission to recycle used goods as well as the role MFTA played in sustaining then-nascent arts groups that have become cultural pillars including "Symphony Space," "BAM," "PS1," "Blue Man Group," "Franklin Furnace," the "Village Halloween Parade" and more.


  18. Susan Wagner sinks Long Island City, 10-7, in girls' lacrosseRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | SILive.com

    Regina Ismaili collected two goals and three assists to push Susan Wagner past Long Island City for a 10-7 PSAL girls' varsity lacrosse win Tuesday at home. Emily Boody netted three goals and an assist, while Antoinette Chow tallied a pair of goals and assists.


  19. JFK May Finally Have a Hotel Developer Ready to Take Over Iconic TWA TerminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Skift

    There's been a long line of maybe developers for the site, from the Standard group to Yotel. Does MCR know something the others don't? Or is it willing to play by rules others wouldn't? A group led by hotel company MCR Development LLC is in talks with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to revamp the former Trans World Airlines terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport into a hotel, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.


  20. Wily coyote gives New York cops the runaround for more than an hour ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Daily Mail

    Wily coyote gives New York cops the runaround for more than an hour in Manhattan park Coyotes are flocking to city in rising numbers as competition for food becomes increasingly fierce, forcing them to scavenge new territories A wily coyote gave the New York Police Department the runaround for more than an hour on Tuesday morning after it was spotted on the grounds of an apartment building next to a church in Manhattan. The male animal, which was eventually captured with a dart gun, was first seen by a local walking his dog in the park near the Church of the Holy Apostles at 28th Street and Ninth Avenue in Chelsea.


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