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  1. NYC 2013 infant mortality rate an all-time lowRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | MyFoxNY

    ... one of his gyms in New Jersey 14 years ago. It is easy to see why Brooklyn's displaced millennials are moving to Ridgewood, Queens, a neighborhood along the border with Bushwick, Brooklyn. (In fact, it can be hard to figure out where Bushwick ends ...

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  2. Ridgewood is the new BushwickRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | MyFoxNY

    It is easy to see why Brooklyn's displaced millennials are moving to Ridgewood, Queens , a neighborhood along the border with Bushwick, Brooklyn . The apartments are cheaper and charming, transportation is good, and you can find world-class cuisine if you know where to look.

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  3. Love Story: William and Alice Walsh, Middle IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Newsday

    ... Later, since there was room in the station wagon, I drove them all home. I dropped Alice off last at her house in Ridgewood, Queens. She gave me her phone number before I left. I called the following week and her father, who was originally from ...

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  4. On the Market: Luring Gentrifiers to Ridgewood, Crown Heights and East New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The New York Observer

    We guess this was inevitable after all those New York Times stories: Ridgewood is getting an upscale, 90-unit development targeted at creative classers, according to Crain's ; it will come with a WeWork-style office in-building . Developer Essex Capital "hopes to rent the mostly one- and two-bedroom units well below prices in Manhattan and Williamsburg."

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  5. Work begins on Ridgewood, Queens' biggest projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | New York Business.com

    A developer that has long focused on emerging markets in Manhattan and the outer boroughs released renderings Tuesday of its latest endeavor - the largest residential project underway in Ridgewood, Queens. The project, being built by Essex Capital, will be tailored to creative-class New Yorkers priced out of Brooklyn and Manhattan.

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  6. Strange KatzspeakRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Queens Crap

    ... is a Borough defined by neighborhoods and they must work to protect identities that each area has. Maspeth and Ridgewood are specific examples mentioned by Katz that would fall under this proposal. Actually, much of the single-family rowhouses in ...

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  7. Kew Gardens and Ridgewood to Get Composting SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | DNAInfo.com

    Several new composting locations are planned for the area, including in Kew Gardens and Ridgewood, according to the NYC Compost Project , an initiative seeking to provide opportunities to compost locally. The sites, which are slated to open in March, will allow residents to dispose of their fruit and vegetable scraps at pop-up locations in their neighborhoods.

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  8. Men grooming their eyebrows like Tiki Barber is now a thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | New York Post

    ... and tweeze them - so she encouraged the whole eyebrow thing," says Skender Pervizaj, a 40-year-old doorman from Ridgewood. "All of my buddies get them done. I like to get my brows done, but make it look like I'm still a man." "It is all about having ...

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  9. Beer Hall Beirleichen Headed to Ridgewood; Falafel Shop Opening Near BAMRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Eater

    Ridgewood: Owners of The Drink and The Bounty are planning to bring a very German vibe to 582 Seneca Avenue in a few weeks. Bierleichen will dedicate seven of its 10 tap lines to German beers and offer a menu of German pub grub like sausages, house-made pretzels and sauerbraten.

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  10. Ridgewood Seeing Rise in Property Values, Boom for BusinessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | NY1

    The Queens neighborhood of Ridgewood is benefiting from the surging popularity of Bushwick, just across the borough line. People are moving in, and property values are rising.

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  11. Ridgewood rents raised more than elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Queens Crap

    From the Queens Courier : Rents in Ridgewood last year nearly doubled since 2009, according to data compiled by real estate website StreetEasy.com at the request of The Courier, as more luxury rental buildings moved down the L and M train lines from Bushwick and Williamsburg. The data finds the median price of rents in Ridgewood last year increased to $2,182 from $1,340 in 2009, good for first place in rents charged in Queens.

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  12. Teacher who had sex with 2 students gets probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | New York Post

    ... her teaching license Friday as a result of the trysts with the two students at Grover Cleveland High School in Ridgewood. Her first fling with the then-16-year-old student wrestler started in June 2013, when he emailed her about needing help losing ...

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  13. German Metal Bar Bierleichen Heading to RidgewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Village Voice

    Ridgewood is about to get a new haunt. Co-owned by Adam Collison of Williamsburg's the Drink and the Bounty in Greenpoint, Bierleichen will be bringing metal, beer, and all things German to the neighborhood.

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  14. Open House Agenda: 3 Apartments to See This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | DNAinfo.com

    ... people who are very private as you don't have to go before the board for approval." 6334 Fresh Pond Rd., Apt. 5C, Ridgewood 1 Bedroom/1 Bath Condo Approximately 617 square feet $490,000 Common Charges: $453 per month Real Estate Taxes: $47 per month ...

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  15. What's going to be hot, and what's not, in 2015 real estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | New York Daily News

    ... Queens neighborhood looks set to undergo some dramatic change in 2015, starting with the conversion of the old Ridgewood Theater into 50 rental apartments. For starters, rents are up nearly 20% since last year for a one-bedroom apartment, driven by ...

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  16. Mail carrier from Ridgewood sentenced to home confinement in fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | NorthJersey.com

    A mail carrier from Ridgewood who accepted bribes to help members of a fraud ring steal more than $2 million in federal tax refunds was sentenced Wednesday to eight months of home confinement and three years of supervised release. Lourdes Ortiz, 41, was among seven people charged in 2013 in connection with the scheme, which involved using fake identities to get tax refunds and then diverting the checks from postal routes.

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  17. Adopt This Cat Which Spent Days Stuck in a Queens TreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | DNAinfo.com

    ... Dorothy Gale for two weeks but wants to see her placed with a loving family. Mike Fremgen, an animal activist from Ridgewood, saw a post about Dorothy on Facebook and tried using a ladder to get to her. But he couldn't e Another activist "climbed ...

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  18. Why the Closing of Williamsburg's DIY Venues Doesn't Really MatterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Paper Magazine

    ... the artists leaving Williamsburg aren't disappearing, of course, they've just been decamping to neighborhoods like Ridgewood, Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, Crown Heights or Sunset Park where they can find cheaper rents. Similarly, there's been a proliferation ...

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  19. Cup 2014: Curbed Cup Final Four: (3) FiDi vs. (7) Long Island CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Curbed

    ... Let the eliminations continue! The Financial District has rolled through the Curbed Cup so far, defeating Ridgewood and Flatiron , and now it faces what might be its toughest challenge yet. It will rely once again on the development at the World ...

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  20. Doughnut Plant Demoted Employee Because She Was Pregnant, Lawsuit SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | DNAinfo.com

    The Doughnut Plant fired a supervisor while she was on maternity leave after twice demoting her and urging her to stay home with her baby, according to a lawsuit filed last week. Mekhala Sofsky, a 30-year-old Ridgewood resident, is suing the well-known bakery for discriminating against her because of her pregnancy.

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