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  1. Canyon Capital Realty Advisors Provides $120-Million Construction...Read the original story

    58 min ago | Business Wire

    Canyon Capital Realty Advisors LLC , a real estate investment firm, has provided a $120-million senior construction loan to LSG 365 Bond Street LLC, an affiliate of Lightstone, for the ground-up development of a 12-story luxury residential rental community in Gowanus, one of Brooklyn's most dynamic and diverse neighborhoods. Meridian Capital Group, a New York City based commercial mortgage broker, advised Lightstone on the transaction.


  2. Giant Drill Narrowly Misses Impaling the Ceiling of a Crowded F TrainOopsie.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New York Magazine

    A gigantic metal drill operated by an MTA contractor narrowly missed piercing the roof of a crowded F train at the 21st StreetQueensbridge station in Long Island City on Thursday. And you thought your commute was bad.


  3. Giant drill bit narrowly avoids ripping into packed New York subway trainRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Arrested using cuffs of the trooper he'd shot dead and carted off with a bloody nose - fugitive Eric Frein faces death penalty after being caught in Pennsylvania airport hangar after 48-day manhunt Pictured: Boston bomber's three-year-old daughter and his widow pictured out in New Jersey as they settle into their new life Mike Tyson reveals he was sexually abused as a child when he was snatched off the street by a stranger in Brooklyn Women over forty need to go under the knife to stop their men cheating: Expert claims surgery is only way to curb wandering eyes EXCLUSIVE: Kremlin brands American couple who want to void adoption of 'mentally ill' Russian boy and girl as 'despicable' and demands to see children President Obama is a 'hack' and a 's***** golfer' - but I'd still hit the course with him, says Michael Jordan Woman, 31, 'breaks into the home of her husband's friend in a night ... (more)


  4. GDC Properties to build townhouses on $44M LIC siteRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Real Deal

    Westchester County-based real estate development firm GDC Properties plans to construct a townhouse development on a Long Island City industrial site. GDC paid $44 million for two adjacent parcels at 11-22 45th Road and 45-35 11th Street, according to public records The Real Deal reported on last week.


  5. Massive drill bit nearly skewers packed subway carRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | New York Post

    A giant drill bit nearly skewered an F train packed with passengers when an MTA contractor missed its mark while digging a well, officials said on Thursday. The train, which was loaded with around 800 passengers, had just pulled out of the 21st Street-Queensbridge station in Long Island City around 11:45 a.m. Thursday when the drill came spiraling through the top of the tunnel and narrowly missed penetrating the top of one of the train cars.


  6. HFF closes sale of Long Island City development siteRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... closes sale of Long Island City development site HFF closes sale of Long Island City development site


  7. Massive drill bit nearly cuts into occupied F trainRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    A contractor was using the drill to expand a well as part of the project, but dug at an incorrect location. An F train carrying 800 people was about 700 feet away from the 21st St. Station in Long Island City late Thursday afternoon when the bit clipped the top of a subway car and sliced down its side.


  8. Family of Autistic Student Who Died In School Hires Avonte Oquendo LawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | DNAinfo.com

    The family of a special needs student who choked to death in her Brooklyn school Tuesday afternoon hired the lawyer representing the family of Avonte Oquendo in a wrongful death suit against the city, DNAinfo.com New York has learned. Lawyer David Perecman said the family of Dyasha Phelps Smith, 21, an autistic student who choked to death on a muffin in her Cobble Hill school on Tuesday, will meet with him Friday to decided yet if they will file suit against the city.


  9. Joyce Carol Oates Thinks There's No Street Harassment In 'Affluent Midtown'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    This video, "10 Hours Walking as a Woman in New York City," was posted two days ago. Women who have walked in New York City probably knew before watching it what the film would actually document: unrelenting street harassment.


  10. Development Watch: Glassy Condos Oddly Dubbed 'The Baron' To Rise in AstoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Curbed

    A rather large condo building will soon sprout on Broadway at 14th Street in Astoria . The glassy development, to be known as The Baron , will rise eight-stories and have 77 one- to three-bedroom apartments ranging in size from 500 to 1,500-square-feet, reports Queens Courier .


  11. 5Pointz Owner David Wolkoff Splits from Park Ave. Co-op for $10 M.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | The New York Observer

    David Wolkoff , the real estate developer and owner of the Long Island City warehouse that once housed the 5Pointz graffiti mecca-which is currently being demolished to make way for a pair of condo towers-did nothing to ingratiate himself with the spray paint artists that he'd hosted on his property for years when he announced that their tenure was reaching its end . Even the suggestion that some graffiti-themed art work might grace Mr. Wolkoff's forthcoming development, which aims to take advantage of Queens' rising stock, failed to stir warm feelings for the artists' longtime benefactor.


  12. Photo Flash: First Look at Ken Ferrigni's BANG-GALORE! Opening Tonight at The Chain TheatreRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Plays include Emu Farm, a Waco survivor endures an impromptu college reunion; Bruce V. Clark, a slash fiction bromance; Act VI: The Gloomiest Peace, after an urban bloodbath Prince Escalus and Peter crack some Veronan Skulls; and Swing State, a night journey through the badlands of suburban heteronormativity. Bang-Galore begins Thursday, Oct 30th and runs through Nov 1st at The Chain Theatre in Long Island City, approximately 300 feet from the Court Square stop.


  13. NY: Citi Bike Announces More Stations, Increase in Yearly MembershipRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    Oct. 28--Citi Bike will expand into Brooklyn, Queens and parts of Manhattan after officials reached a long-awaited rescue plan that includes a $30 million infusion, a higher membership fee and putting operations in the hands of a former MTA chief. The expansion means a total of 12,000 bikes and 700 docks, a doubling of the current system's 330 stations and 6,000 rides.


  14. Preservation Watch: The Criterion Group bought Long Island...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Curbed

    The Criterion Group bought Long Island City's Clock Tower last year for $15 million, and now a local design firm is starting a campaign to have the Art Deco structure, built in 1927, protected as a landmark . Matthew Chrislip and Michael Hall of +Partners submitted a Request for Evaluation of the building to the Landmarks Preservation Commission.


  15. SPS North America Finds Clients Highly Satisfied with ServicesRead the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Swiss Post Solutions , a premier provider of business process outsourcing and digitization solutions, announced the results of its annual client survey, revealing a high level of satisfaction among customers in North America. Swiss Post Solutions , a premier provider of business process outsourcing and digitization solutions, announced the results of its annual client survey, revealing a high level of satisfaction among customers in North America.


  16. Mechanical Service Contractors of America welcomes new officers at Annual ConferenceRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | Contractor

    The Mechanical Service Contractors of America announced the appointment of Scott Berger, president of Arista Air Conditioning Corporation in Long Island City, N.Y., as the new MSCA board of managers chairman during its 29th annual education conference in Huntington Beach, Calif. James Bartolotta will serve as vice chairman, and Chris Carter is now treasurer.


  17. Meet the Man Behind the First Mexican Restaurant to Win a Michelin StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Village Voice

    Last month, when the Michelin Guide bestowed its coveted stars, four Queens restaurants were included among the honorees. One of them, Casa Enrique , is a first-time recipient, as well as New York's only Mexican restaurant to garner a star.


  18. 6 cool new inventions from the 'Next Top Makers' touring popup gallery on Staten IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SILive.com

    Call it a nod to Staten Island's blue collar roots - folks around here know how to make things work. This is the essence of the newly trending Maker Movement, a more tech-savvy brand of DIY crafting geared toward solving problems and finding creative fixes. 1 comment

  19. Oct. 30: Ebola, elections and the woeful JetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    Manhattan: I first heard of AIDS in early 1979, when a gay friend visiting from San Francisco told me about it, describing it as fatal, with no cure and the result of anal sex. The word spread very quickly.


  20. Ken Ferrigni's BANG-GALORE Plays Halloweekend at The Chain TheatreRead the original story

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Bang-Galore: An evening of new plays, sketches and B-sides by Ken Ferrigni will play for one weekend only at The Chain Theatre in Long Island City. Ken Ferrigni will premiere his latest collection of twisted, dark comedies called Bang-Galore, opening tonight, Oct. 30th for a Halloweekend run at The Chain Theatre in Long Island City, NY.


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