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  1. Hampshire 'Dreams' of Global ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Wall Street Journal

    Eric Danziger, the new chief executive officer of Hampshire Hotels Management LLC, wants to turn the small boutique hotel company into a global player. His goal is to expand the company's portfolio of 11 hotels, mostly in New York City, to 300 properties worldwide by 2020.

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  2. Vincent McCrudden says threatening letters were designed only to get the attention of judgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Newsday

    Vincent McCrudden, 53, who has lived in Long Beach and Dix Hills, was charged with sending threats through the mail, attempting to impede the work of federal judges and failing to follow the instructions of federal probation officers to stop the threats Vincent McCrudden, 53, who has lived in Long Beach and Dix Hills, was charged with sending threats through the mail, attempting to impede the work of federal judges and failing to follow the instructions of federal probation officers to stop the threats A man who spent 28 months in prison for threatening the lives of more than 40 financial regulators testified Monday that a more recent flurry of letters and emails he sent should not be taken seriously as actually threatening the lives of four federal judges.

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  3. Vornado to Acquire Long Island City Office BuildingRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Business Wire

    The building is 98% leased. The purchase price is approximately $142 million, including the assumption of an existing $62 million 4.43% mortgage maturing in October 2018.

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  4. Preservation Watch: The effort to landmark Long...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Curbed

    The effort to landmark Long Island City's clock tower building just got pushed into high gear, as the property just sold to developer Kevin Maloney's Property Markets Group for $31 million. "The clock's ticking.

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  5. NYC Pilgrim Pedal Thanksgiving Day Bicycle Ride 2014Read the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | New York Family

    Spend Thanksgiving with City Bike Coach on a 10-12 mile bicycle ride! Start in Manhattan and make your way through Brooklyn and Queens. This bike tour includes prizes for the best costume and best-themed bike.

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  6. From left: Long Island City's clock tower building and Kevin MaloneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Real Deal

    Kevin Maloney's Property Markets Group paid nearly $31 million to snap up Long Island City's clock tower building, city records show. But preservations are working to get the property declared a landmark before it's torn down.

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  7. Leslie Lewis: Leaving behind a legacy of safe streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    A little less than 20 years ago, Leslie Lewis was standing with a police sergeant on the corner of Wyckoff and Bond streets in Brooklyn when a young woman approached them. She mentioned that she was thinking about moving to the area and asked how safe it was.

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  8. Meet the Booze TravelerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | New York Daily News

    Jack Maxwell hosts the new show "Booze Traveler" that has him drinking fermented camel milk in Mongolia and frogs in a blender in Peru. For the past seven months he has traveled the globe drinking a stunning variety of beers, liquors, and fermented camels milk.

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  9. When the Workday Ends, More Fathers Are Heading to the KitchenRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Canadian Content

    Sometimes, Joe Kreisberg ponders the question during his morning commute. Sometimes, he considers it at his desk at an advertising agency in Manhattan or on his afternoon stroll for a caffeinated pick-me-up.

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  10. Vet busted after pushing cop at Queens shelter: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | New York Daily News

    A 31-year-old ex-Marine was arrested after he began shoving police officers at the Borden Avenue Veterans Residence in Queens, cops said. A man was arrested at the Queens veterans shelter where he lives after he swiped a guard's security scanner, police said.

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  11. Neighborhood Slow Zones being installed in parts of Western QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Examiner.com

    Neighborhood Slow Zones, meant to reduce speeding and reckless driving on residential streets, was put into effect in several parts of Western Queens in the beginning of this month. On November 3, NYC Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer announced the installation of three Neighborhood Slow Zones in Sunnyside and Woodside.

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  12. Chelsea Clinton works graveyard shift packing food for needyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | New York Daily News

    Political royalty Chelsea Clinton packed potatoes for the City Harvest and Daily News Repackathon early Friday morning from 1:30-4:30 a.m. Chelsea Clinton - the famed kin of President Bill Clinton and U.S. Senator Hillary - worked the graveyard shift at the City Harvest and Daily News food Repackathon Friday morning. Chelsea joined other volunteers in sorting donated produce and canned goods into family-sized boxes during the wee hours of 1:30 a.m to 4:30 a.m. A City Harvest volunteer adds to the huge bin of fresh sweet potatoes, to be later repacked into family-sized boxes.

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

    Friday Nov 21 | 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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  14. Slate, Carlyle Group plan for 88-unit LIC condo buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | 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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  15. Video: BlackBerry explains why your iPhone is too wimpy to 'work wide'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | 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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  16. Judge sides with Exxon Mobil on gas spill cleanup in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | 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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  17. Citi Bike to Pay New York $5 M. Annually for Parking, Not Much Else at the MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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