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  1. Pet Owners Eyeing Spot Under Triborough Bridge for Astoria Dog RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | DNAinfo.com

    Pet owners looking to build a new dog run in the neighborhood are eyeing two spaces under the Triborough Bridge as potential sites for a future pup playground. The Astoria Dog Owners Association - which started a petition last month for a modern dog run in the community - is hoping to see the run built on either Triborough Bridge Playground C or Triborough Bridge Playground D, according to chairman Bill Peloquin.

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  2. Queens-Based 'Cidery' to Kick Off Citywide Hard Cider WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | DNAinfo.com

    Take a sip of fall flavor in Queens this week as a new hard cider brewer, or cidery, makes its debut as part of a series of events marking Cider Week . Descendant Cider Company will launch Friday night at The Queens Kickshaw in Astoria, where patrons will be able to sample pints of hard cider from the Maspeth-based company.

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  3. Developers are reinventing old walk-up buildings as uber-hip homes for 20-somethingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... favorite in New York. If you're looking for a place to spend a lot of time at home, you'd be better off renting in Astoria." At a string of similarly renovated tenements on several different streets on the Lower East Side, where tiny two-bedroom ...

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  4. Oscar de la Renta: 1932-2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... Clinton and Queen Sofia of Spain attend the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute 2013 Gold Medal Gala at New York's Waldorf-Astoria hotel on Nov. 19, 2013. Carolina Herrera and de la Renta attend the New York screening of "The September Issue" at The ...

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  5. Are We At Risk Of A Foreign Capital Bubble?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... Prices Out of this World": The news that Beijing-based Anbang Insurance Group agreed to buy the storied Waldorf Astoria New York for $1.95 billion reveals a lot about the current flow of international capital to U.S. commercial real estate . Foreign ...

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  6. Tangent Theatre Sets Final Selections for 2014 NEWvember Festival, Running 11/6-9Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... quality and emotional resonance) are as follows: Thurs., Nov. 6 @ 8pm - The Soldier's Daughter by Ryan Sprague from Astoria, NY: In the wake of her Army father's death, Carly befriends Jasper. Secrets slowly rise to the surface, showing that her ...

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  7. Astoria Residents to Weigh in on How to Spend $1 Million in DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | DNAinfo.com

    Participatory budgeting is coming to Astoria, where local residents will get the chance to help choose how $1 million in budget funds will be spent in their district. City Councilman Costa Constantinides, who represents the 22nd district , is launching the process this week with a series of meetings to let residents voice their ideas on how the funds should be spent in the neighborhood.

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  8. Affordable Housing Wire: Affordability Critics Continue To Plague Queens MegaprojectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Curbed

    Developer Alma Realty 's long-in-the-works plan to build a 1,700-unit mixed-use project along the Astoria waterfront has earned many opponents along its path to approval. Some want more transit to the East River-bordering area; some want more schools; some want union labor to be used; but the most vocal critics say that the project needs to include more affordable housing than the 20 percent green-lit by the City Planning Commission.

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  9. No Late Night G Train & Other Weekday Changes To Local Subway LinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Park Slope Stoop

    ... to 3pm, Thursday and Friday, October 23-24 Trains run express, stopping at 9 Av, 62 St-New Utrecht Av and Bay Pkwy. Astoria-bound N trains run via the Q from DeKalb Av to Canal St Late nights, 11:45pm to 5am, Wednesday to Friday, October 22-24 No ...

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  10. Bill Bratton is tweeting up a stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | New York Post

    ... He is also featured in a photo wearing a white bowtie and tux at a charity dinner at the Waldorf Astoria. Thanks to Manhattan South for security assistance at the Al Smith Catholic Charities Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria. pic.twitter.com/fEwIzklRmX ...

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  11. Here's How You Get To The Real 'Sesame Street'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Switched

    ... York City and it seems like a great fit for Elmo and the gang. But the strongest evidence that "Sesame Street" is in Astoria, Queens, is that it's actually filmed there. Filming for the show moved to Queens' Kaufman Astoria Studios in the '90s, so ...

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  12. Controversial Astoria Cove Development Plan Set for City Council HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | NY1

    A controversial plan to develop part of the Astoria waterfront will go before the City Council Monday for a hearing. NY1's Ruschell Boone filed the following report.

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  13. Wire: Tenants To Protest Crown Heights Rent Hikes; OHNY PoemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Curbed

    Tenants are rallying on Sunday to protest potential rent hikes at properties run by Alma Realty . The developer is currently lobbying to build a giant residential complex on the Astoria waterfront, which doesn't make anyone feel too sorry about their financial hardships.

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  14. Like Uncle, Like NieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... additional wines, particularly a good Sancerre. Ms. Rolland will make her first sales calls next week, starting in Astoria and then heading into Manhattan, focusing especially on "the good brasseries" such as Les Halles and L'Express. But since the ...

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  15. St. Joseph's Healthcare System Celebrates 2014 Charity BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Paramus Post

    PATERSON, NJ [October 16, 2014] - The St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center and St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital Foundations are proud to announce the 2014 Charity Ball, a black tie event to be held on Saturday, November 15th at the Waldorf Astoria, New York City. Proceeds will benefit St. Joseph's Healthcare System.

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  16. No G Trains & More Changes To Local Subway Lines This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Park Slope Stoop

    ... until October 27 Allow additional travel time. Coney Island-bound D trains run via the N from 36 St to Stillwell Av Astoria-bound N trains run via the D from Stillwell Av to 36 St Weekends, 11:45pm Friday to 5am Monday, until October 27 Trains stop ...

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  17. Not-So Affordable Housing: Queens councilman Costa Constantinides, who presides...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Curbed

    Queens councilman Costa Constantinides , who presides over Astoria, said he "cannot support the proposal [for Astoria Cove ] as it currently sits with the Council" because the affordable rents that developer Alma Realty has proposed are "too expensive for the area and doesn't capture what real Astorians need." Constantinides' vote is key, as City Council usually follows the lead of local member .

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  18. Crawford Journal | Staying at the Waldorf AstoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... trip was in the lodging. The interviews took place in the Waldorf Towers. And I was to stay one night in the Waldorf Astoria. In this job, you stay in lots of hotels. Many of us in the sports world get locked into a hotel company rewards program and ...

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  19. Stories From The Waldof-Astoria: Chinese Acquirer Buying Link To Glamorous PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... iconic American property: the hotel's first 121 years constitute a guest book of the American century. The Waldorf-Astoria's history begins with the most glamorous of New York City families, the Astors. In 1893, William Waldorf Astor tore down his ...

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  20. Hotel History - Hotel History: The Original Waldorf-AstoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Hotel News Resource

    Did you ever wonder about the hyphen between Waldorf and Astoria . Here's how it came to be.

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