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  1. Make Music WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bay Ridge Journal

    Make Music New York invites you to take part in Make Music Winter, 13 participatory musical parades across the city tomorrow, Sunday, December 21, in celebration of the Winter Solstice. Here's the Make Music Winter schedule of events Brooklyn venues bolded.

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  2. Tiny Queens brewery big on flavorRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Nestled, almost hidden in an industrial area of Long Island City in the New York borough of Queens , is a tiny brewery amping up the volume on beer taste. Big Alice Brewing is one of several small breweries popping up in the rapidly-gentrifying Vernon Street neighborhood.

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  3. The 11 worst dining trends of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | New York Post

    It was a banner 2014 for restaurant owners and restaurant-goers. Wonderful new places opened for every taste - like Sushi Nakazawa, Gato, A lan and BA tard.

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  4. Novel Takes on a Blue Chip Art Collection in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hyperallergic

    Installation view of "Literary Devices", Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, Queens Thematic exhibitions present a unique dilemma; If a curator follows a theme too rigidly, their exhibition can become stifling. If applied too loosely, the curator essentially undermines their own role.

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  5. See 3-D Panorama of LIC's Clock Tower at Hologram ExhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | DNAinfo.com

    The Center for Holographic Arts will return to the neighborhood for a one-night exhibit Friday that will look back on 2014, including on its former home at the Clock Tower building. The show, "Parallax: Perspectives," will take place at Flux Factory and feature more than a dozen exhibits, including 3-D images of the Clock Tower in Queens Plaza, where the Holocenter was based for several months before moving out last spring .

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  6. This Weekend's Five Best Holiday MarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Village Voice

    If SantaCon ruined last weekend's plans, you might be in the mood for something a little more traditional when it comes to the holiday spirit. And if you participated, well, it's probably best to take it easy for awhile.

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  7. NYC event marks winter solstice with music paradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Walking? Check. In a winter wonderland? Well, it marks the beginning of the season.

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  8. Fresh Direct changing grocery-buying landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS News

    Giant retailers like Walmart and Amazon see groceries as the next frontier in e-commerce, and one food giant is taking the East Coast by storm. CBS News' Vinita Nair took an inside look at the online grocery service showing up at front doors for more than a decade.

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  9. Queens 2014: Search for Avonte Aquendo, Political Corruption Lead Year of Big HeadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | NY1

    NY1's Year in Review series continues with a look back at the major events in Queens in 2014. From political scandals to the search for a missing autistic teen, some of the major headlines in Queens also gained national and citywide attention.

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  10. Dozen 7 Train Weekend Shutdowns Planned for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | DNAInfo.com

    Disruptions are in store for parts of the line for at least 12 weekends in 2015, according to an update posted on the MTA's website, which shows planned service changes from January to the end of May. There will be no trains between Times Square-42nd Street and Queensboro Plaza for four weekends, between Times Square-42nd Street and 74th Street-Broadway for five weekends, and between Mets-Willets Point and Flushing-Main Street for three weekends, according to the schedule . The MTA says the weekend shutdowns are required for work on three improvement projects - installing a new signal system, replacing tracks and restoring the Steinway Tubes.

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  11. Rental Update-O-Rama: Check Out the Interiors and Amenities of LIC's New RentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Curbed

    The latest addition to Long Island City's Purves Street is being constructed at " warp speed ," and now thanks to architecture and interior design firm Durukan Design , we have the first look inside the 284-unit rental building . The amenity spaces looks pretty tricked out, and according to materials sent by Durukan , they have a " circle-inspired concept ," which means, uh, there are lots of circles.

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  12. Plumbers go green with new office in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | New York Daily News

    Filtered stormwater will be used in all the bathrooms and fire hoses at the new headquarters of Local 1 - saving about 2,000 gallons a day. "We want to send the message loud and clear that water retention is important, the green movement is important," said business manager John Murphy.

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  13. Pucker Up: 6 Spots to Taste Sour Beers in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | DNAinfo.com

    Sour beers - made with wild yeast or bacteria and sometimes aged for years - produce a huge variety of flavor, from mildly tart to downright funky like wet hay, and they are growing increasingly popular among city drinkers, experts said. "Sour beers really stretch and challenge what you think beer can taste like," said Leland Estes, the general manager of craft beer bar Clinton Hall in the Financial District.

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  14. The Sort of Secret Way to Tell if Mu Ramen Is Full or Not With a Single GlanceRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Eater

    Since Mu Ramen opened, the Long Island City hot spot has had lines out the door and waits stretching to two hours. It did recently launch same day reservations , but the competition to get those is fierce: Overall, really enjoyed our @Mu_Ramen experience.

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  15. 5 Awesome Things About New York That Will Be Ruined By Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Climate change will make storms like Sandy far more common and more intense . As the earth heats up, more water vapor - the fuel for storms - enters the atmosphere.

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  16. 5 predictions for NYC real estate in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Housing Wire

    David Behin is the co-founder of CityFunders and MNS Real Estate , one of the ten largest full service brokerages in New York City. He's had a hand in more than $3 billion in real estate transactions within the New York tri-state area, and h As Manhattan office rates continue to soar, look for businesses to move their headquarters to Long Island City, the BK Tech Triangle, and Sunset Park.

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  17. Two exotic dancers sue Queens strip club for overtimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | New York Daily News

    So say two exotic dancers who are suing Sugardaddy's in Long Island City for cheating them out of minimum wages and overtime. Mettanie Tapia and Shauma Kern allege in the suit filed in Brooklyn Federal Court that they were also subjected to onerous rules like a $150 fine for showing up late; $100 for using the customer's bathroom and $20 for talking on a cellphone on the dance floor when they were supposed to be performing.

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  18. Clockwise from left: the new Virgin hotel in NoMad, Josh Zegen and John LamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Real Deal

    Three massive towers in Long Island City, multiple residential buildings in Brooklyn and an affordable complex in the Bronx are among the top 10 largest new projects of November. Three new developments - including a new hotel in Midtown by the LAM Group - are located in Manhattan, 1. 28-10 Jackson Avenue, 28-34 Jackson Avenue and 30-02 Queens Boulevard The months' biggest permits were filed by Tishman Speyer, which is bringing three new residential towers to Long Island City.

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  19. Cheap Laughs: The Best Indie Comedy This Week, 12/17 - 12/23Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Village Voice

    This week in Cheap Laughs, we have opinionated Greeks, party sneaks, Baltimore tones, relationship moans, and a salute to the crappiest moments of 2014. There's a lot to choose from.

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  20. Modell's to Close Grand Central StoreRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | SportsOneSource.com

    Modell's Sporting Goods is closing its 14,000-square-foot store at 51 E. 42nd St. in late February after its lease runs out. The location across Vanderbilt Avenue from Grand Central Terminal has been open 25 years.

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