Astoria Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. First NYC Ferry Christened 'Lunch Box' in Champagne Ceremony in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | DNAInfo.com

    ... people to get around in a better way, an easier way," he said. On June 1, the South Brooklyn route will begin , the Astoria route will launch in August , and NYC Ferry will also take over operations of the East River Ferry. A one-way fare will cost ...

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  2. First of New York's citywide ferries arrives in Brooklyn Bridge ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | Curbed

    ... Brooklyn barrier island with Brooklyn Army Terminal to Wall Street/Pier 11 for a total trip time of 59 minutes. The Astoria route will launch this summer, connecting the west Queens neighborhood to Roosevelt Island, Long Island City, East 34th ...

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  3. Grand Central guide suspended for giving 'off-limits' tours 0:0Read the original story

    Monday Apr 17 | New York Post

    The MTA has suspended its Grand Central Terminal guru for allegedly giving secret, forbidden tours of the commuter cathedral, sources said. Dan Brucker worked for the MTA for three decades, most recently guiding tourists through "off-limits" areas at Grand Central, including a power station, a control room and secret rails that carried former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's limo underneath The Waldorf-Astoria hotel.

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  4. Chinese buyers fuel Brooklyn real estate boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | Financial Times

    ... property. Like the Japanese purchase of Rockefeller Center in the late 1980s, the Chinese purchase of the Waldorf Astoria in 2014 has become a cultural marker for the trend. It is worth noting that technology and commercial real estate (which has ...

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  5. Brooklyn-Queens streetcar may be unviable, leaked city memo suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Curbed

    ... services-gas, water, sewer mains that run along this route. The city has been studying the streetcar's path between Astoria and Sunset Park over the last six months, and still has to present a final analysis, but this leaked memo does not look ...

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  6. Brooklyn-Queens streetcar project may not fund itselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | The Real Deal

    ... Mayor Alicia Glen in February, according to the publication. The proposed trolley line would connect Red Hook and Astoria along the East River waterfront. The de Blasio administration has said the streetcar's positive impact on property values will ...

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  7. City Releases Schedule for Astoria Ferry Route Launching in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | DNAInfo.com

    The city released its schedule for the new Astoria ferry route that's slated to launch in August, with 30 departures to set sail from the neighborhood on weekdays and 23 on weekends, according to the timetable. Boats on the route will start running from the new ferry landing on the Hallets Peninsula beginning at 6:30 a.m. each day, with the last departure slated for 8:30 p.m. on weekdays and 9:10 p.m. on weekends.

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  8. Durst Organization's Queens megaproject is a go with 421-a replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Curbed

    The Durst Organization is moving forward with its seven-building megaproject on the Astoria waterfront following the passing of Affordable New York , the state's replacement for the 421-a tax abatement. The $1.5 billion project, called Hallets Point , is poised to bring seven buildings and 2,400 apartments, 484 of which will be affordable, to the neighborhood.

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  9. Columbian Lawyers Association honor Justice Maltese with Rapallo-Scalia AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... Arthur Aidala served as the master of ceremonies for the event, which was held for the first 51 years at the Waldorf-Astoria before moving to The Plaza this year. Aidala introduced the judges on the dais, his wife Bertuna and the Luncheon Committee ...

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  10. From Incas and New Yorkersby NR Interview At noon on Good Friday at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | National Review Online

    ... my former church St. Agnes burned and was being rebuilt, I preached the "Tre Ore" in the ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria hotel, and what began as missionary preaching to the Inca people of Peru worked as well for New Yorkers. Why do we need Lent? ...

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  11. Juan Restrepo, Transportation AlternativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Glendale Register

    Astoria native Juan Restrepo was riding his bike down to Tribeca one day when a random man on the sidewalk yelled at him. Restrepo stopped to hear what he was yelling about.

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  12. Could a cantilevered transportation hub better connect Roosevelt Island to the rest of NYC?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | Curbed

    Come August this year, the city will launch the ferry route connecting Astoria to Wall Street with stops in Roosevelt Island, Long Island City, and East 34th Street along the way. That's the latest transportation option being added to the island in addition to the existing tram , the F train, and the Roosevelt Island Bridge .

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  13. Last week for youth groups to apply to come to Disrupt NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | TechCrunch

    ... Engineering , NYC Foundation for Computer Science Education , the Young Women's Leadership Schools of the Bronx & Astoria , Red Hook Initiative , Mission Bit , the Urban Assembly Maker Academy and The Girls Network to bring small groups of students ...

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  14. See Where 59 Citi Bike Stations Are Planned For Astoria [MAP]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | DNAinfo.com

    ... a spokeswoman. Here are Citibike Potential Docks. What do you think CB1, Queens? Residents tell DOT. #cb1queens , #astoria , [email protected]_DOT pic.twitter.com/H03EtTpRy2 The stations are proposed for an area of the district between Ditmars Boulevard to the ...

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  15. NYPD Looking for Three Men They Say Vandalized 13 Cars in AstoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 9 | Your News Now

    Police are asking for help finding three men accused of vandalizing more than a dozen cars in a small area in Queens. The three men in the surveillance video above damaged 13 parked cars near Astoria Boulevard and 35th St. around 4:10 a.m. on April 2, according to officials.

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  16. Elderly driver hits man, crashes into waiting room in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 | New York Daily News

    An elderly driver slammed into a pedestrian Friday morning in Queens - and crashed into a doctor's waiting room he was just sitting in minutes earlier, according to officials and witnesses The out-of-control white Jeep Cherokee barreled into a man walking on Ditmars Blvd. near Steinway St. in Astoria around 10 a.m., officials said. Then the Jeep plowed into the wall of a medical imaging center and momentarily pinned the man before a crowd of good Samaritans pulled him free, witnesses said.

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  17. NBA commish: No problem with James Dolan cursing out fan 0:0Read the original story

    Friday Apr 7 | New York Post

    ... away in handcuffs. But Silver doesn't plan to get involved here, despite Dolan getting into it with the 35-year-old Astoria native, demanding to see his tickets and having security follow him down the street after the verbal altercation. "I think ...

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  18. NYC Ferry's South Brooklyn route to set sail on June 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... operating, there will be five new ferry routes connecting the boroughs with NYC. They are Soundview in the Bronx, Astoria in Queens, South Brooklyn, Rockaway and Lower East Side, Manhattan. Elana Ehrenberg, NYC Ferry by Hornblower Community ...

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  19. NYC Ferry releases plans for five new routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... operating, there will be five new ferry routes connecting the boroughs with NYC. They are Soundview in the Bronx, Astoria in Queens, South Brooklyn, Rockaway and Lower East Side, Manhattan. Elana Ehrenberg, NYC Ferry by Hornblower Community ...

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  20. Rickles: The man was sweet, but oh that on-stage biteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... Comedians Don Rickles and Kathy Griffin pose for photos at the Friars Club Roast of Rickles at the Waldorf Astoria on Monday, June 24, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP) 05252014xARTSLIFE Actor John Stamos, honoree Don Rickles and ...

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