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  1. Silvercup project may resemble deformed horseshoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Queens Crap

    From Curbed : As it turns out, the expansion of Long Island City's Silvercup Studios to include Silvercup West, a mixed-use extension of the famed production studio, hasn't been a dormant project after all; in fact, LEESER Architecture has been busy creating a plan as an alternate to the originally-proposed Richard Rogers design. LEESER's proposal was created in 2013 for a "potential investor," and one-up's Rogers's design by working within the site's existing zoning restrictions.

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  2. Toys 'R' Us sued for $80M over 'defective' watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | New York Daily News

    A New Jersey mom has filed an $80 million lawsuit against Toys 'R' Us after she bought a Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles wristwatch that allegedly caused severe burns to her son's arm. Shelley Standish-Pociejowski contends the wristwatch was "dangerous and defective," according to the suit filed in Brooklyn Federal Court.

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  3. $700M sought for Amtrak tunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Philly.com

    Storm damage to Amtrak passenger-rail tunnels to New York City will cost more than $700 million to repair and force year-long closures of busy rail lines beneath the Hudson and East rivers, according to an engineering report released Thursday. Water and salt damage caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 will require massive overhauls of the 104-year-old New York City tunnels, the report said.

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  4. Langone hospital takeover resumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Washington Square News

    The judge handling the nurses' lawsuit against Langone Medical Center has thrown out the case, leading Langone to stay on with its deal to purchase Long Island City Hospital. A Brooklyn judge has dismissed the New York State Nurses Association's lawsuit against NYU Langone Medical Center, allowing Langone to continue its takeover of Long Island College Hospital's emergency services and ambulatory care unit.

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  5. "Jump" to Premier in the Most Epic and Meaningful WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | LivePressWorld

    Around 40000 suicides happen every year with suicide attempts 25 times that number. Studies also reveal that most people in the military die not in the battle but due to suicides.

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  6. No traffic-related deaths yet in Queens precinctRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | New York Daily News

    Eight people, including five pedestrians, were killed in traffic accidents within the precinct's area of coverage by the end of September 2013. Not a single life has been lost on the mean streets of Long Island City, Sunnyside and Woodside so far in 2014 after local cops doubled down on their enforcement of traffic violations as part of City Hall's ambitious plan to reduce roadway fatalities.

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  7. City issues moratorium on Clinton Hill movie shootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | New York Daily News

    The temporary ban, issued in mid-September, puts the kibosh on all filming from Lafayette Ave. to Fulton St. between Washington and Bedford Aves. for at least three months.

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  8. Wire: 1914 Time Capsule to Be Opened; 2614 Jackson Ave. UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Curbed

    The New York Historical Society will open a century-old time capsule one week from today, on October 8. From the fantastic first sentence of the press release: "In 1914, a time capsule marking the tricentennial of the New Netherland Company charter was put on deposit at the New-York Historical Society by the Lower Wall Street Business Men's Association." It was supposed to be opened in 1974, but everybody forgot.

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  9. How Would You Fix Public Transportation in Williamsburg and Greenpoint?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | DNAinfo.com

    The L train is a zoo at rush hour, and the G train is almost all that stands between Greenpoint and a transit desert - and things might be about to get worse as residential complexes continue to spring up across north Brooklyn, advocates warn. In hopes of getting feedback from locals about what could be better about their daily commutes, neighborhood advocacy group Neighbors Allied for Good Growth is launching a survey about what's needed in the area.

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  10. 9 Must-See Art Shows Opening This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Paper Magazine

    Michael Stipe put together an "evolving exhibition project" called " New Sights, New Noise " at the 80 WSE Gallery that runs from September 30 to November 8. The gallery's director, Jonathan Berger, asked Stipe "to be in residence as both an artist and teacher, repurposing the space as a studio, classroom, and laboratory that will exist in a constant state of flux for the duration of the exhibition." Lots of "contributors" are also involved including Douglas Coupland, Peaches and Jefferson Hack; as well as several BFA students.

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  11. First Queensboro Dance Festival to be Held Later this MonthRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | BroadwayWorld.com

    As the first of its kind, the Queensboro Dance Festival will launch in its inaugural year this Oct 20-26 at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City. This year's festival will feature 24 Queens-based choreographers, celebrating dance talent in the borough and bringing together the Queens dance community for 7 evenings of events and performances.

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  12. Architectural Craziness: Imagine LIC's Skyline With This Whimsical Silvercup AdditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Curbed

    As it turns out, the expansion of Long Island City's Silvercup Studios to include Silvercup West, a mixed-use extension of the famed production studio, hasn't been a dormant project after all; in fact, LEESER Architecture has been busy creating a plan as an alternate to the originally-proposed Richard Rogers design . LEESER's proposal was created in 2013 for a "potential investor," and one-up's Rogers's design by working within the site's existing zoning restrictions .

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  13. From left: Twining Properties CEO Alex Twining and 27-19 44th Drive, Long Island CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The Real Deal

    A permit application to construct a 282-feet tall tower at 27-19 44th Drive was filed with the city. This application comes on the heels of a similar permit that was filed yesterday , to construct a 26-story right next door.

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  14. The Uber Discount That Has New York City Drivers Furious Is Here To StayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Silicon Alley Insider

    They're unhappy with several aspects of the company, among them the discount Uber applied to all UberX rides in New York City starting in July. The discount makes Uber cheaper to take than a taxi.

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  15. 11 New Art Shows To Hit Up This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Paper Magazine

    This week's main event is the opening of Printed Matter's ninth annual NY Art Book Fair on Thursday, September 25, from 6 to 9 p.m. over at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City. In addition to the over 350 vendors from 28 countries, there will be a DJ set from JD Sampson and a live set by Thurston Moore on the building's back "steps."

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  16. On the Market: Luxury Buyers Lose Interest in One57; NYU Expansion Battle's Next BoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The New York Observer

    Turns out all the world's elite are not materializing to buy apartments in One57; shiny, new-thing susceptible buyers are all looking toward the new towers rising along 57th Street and sales at the tower that started it all have slowed to a glacial pace, Bloomberg reports. Only two units have gone into contract since the beginning of the year.

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  17. H&R Reit's Discount To Nav Won't LastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Seeking Alpha

    Just over a year ago, I recommended purchasing the shares H&R REIT , a Canadian REIT focused primarily on office and retail properties in prime markets. At the time the shares were trading just over $21 and I believed they offered very good value.

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  18. Try This Malaysian-Inspired Dessert at the LIC Flea & FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | DNAInfo.com

    The 31-year-old started her own food service company earlier this year called Tasty Theater and has been serving up her specialty - a gelatin-like dessert called gele The dessert, which comes served as cool, colorful cubes, is based on "agar-agar," a traditional treat in her native Malaysia. "When we grew up [there], this was our main dessert," she said, saying the dish was commonly served at parties and weddings.

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  19. Queens tech gets $300K from fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | New York Daily News

    Coalition for Queens founder Jukay Hsu worked with U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, as well as Representatives Carolyn Maloney, Joseph Crowley and Grace Meng, to secure the $300,000 grant. Coalition for Queens, a Long Island City-based nonprofit, has won a $300,000 grant from the federal Economic Development Administration to help the borough continue to build on its momentum in the tech world.

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  20. Gentrification, Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | MetaFilter

    In New York City, parties like Mister Sunday, along with upscale flea markets, artisanal food events like Smorgasburg, and art events have long signaled the coming wave of gentrification to once-crumbling industrial backwaters like Williamsburg, Bushwick, Long Island City, Gowanus, and now, Sunset Park. "Once-crumbling industrial backwaters"? The fuck? I mean parts of LIC and I guess Gowanus, sure, but W'burg, Bushwick and Sunset Park have been regular ole' communities full of regular ole' people and their families since long before North Brooklyn was a thing.

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