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  1. Star-Studded New York Film Festival Opens FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | DNAInfo.com

    Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Danny Boyle, Michael Fassbender and Rachel Weisz are just some of the stars slated to appear at film screenings at the New York Film Festival, which opens this week at Lincoln Center. The festival is full of much anticipated movies like "The Walk," about Philippe Petit's walk between the Twin Towers, new documentaries including one about Nora Ephron, restored films like "Heaven Can Wait," experimental films and virtual reality and interactive experiences .

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  2. 'Good Neighbors' Awards Gala Celebrates Community StalwartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | DNAinfo.com

    Longtime activists, civic groups and businesses selected by the community will be honored later this month at the revamped "Good Neighbor" awards gala sponsored by the Jackson Heights Beautification Group . The awards weren't handed out last year, but the group said it wanted to relaunch the celebration to "honor people who are working to make Jackson Heights a greener place, a friendlier place, a more art-filled place," the group's president, Len Maniace, told DNAinfo New York.

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  3. New Owners of Jackson Heights Pizzeria Plan to Revamp Menu and Add BeerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | DNAinfo.com

    A pizza place on 37th Avenue has a new name and new owner who wants to revamp the menu and decor while keeping its low-cost slices. Mario's Pizza, at 77-09 37th Ave., opened this weekend in the former Gustosa Pizza space after a renovation by its new owners, according to manager Cisco Molina, 24. Molina used to visit for a slice after picking up his sisters at P.S. 69 across the street while growing up, he said.

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  4. Here's Every Airport Noise Complaint Filed from Jackson Heights Since 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | DNAInfo.com

    The Port Authority has provided a chart with more specific numbers of complaints about noise from LaGuardia Airport logged by Jackson Heights residents.

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

    Aug 21, 2015 | DNAInfo.com

    Living in a historic district has its perks: beautiful architecture, regulated development and, often, grand-feeling apartments. These three pre-war co-op units are all within New York historic districts.

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  6. Jackson Heights Tops List of Airport Noise ComplaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | DNAinfo.com

    Neighbors in Jackson Heights topped the list of air traffic complaints, logging thousands of calls with the Port Authority about planes taking off and landing at LaGuardia Airport between Jan 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015, according to data. While the Port Authority wouldn't provide the number of phone calls made by neighborhood, data released by the agency showed Jackson Heights consistently landed at the top of the list for the most households that made complaints.

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  7. What's the Going Rent for a 2-Bedroom in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | DNAInfo.com

    What's the average two-bedroom renting for these days in Manhattan or the trendy parts of Brooklyn and Queens? The answer might induce sticker shock as rents across the city continue to climb, with the least expensive "up-and-coming" Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods charging rents that are just as pricey as some neighborhoods in Manhattan, according to reports from real estate firms. Prospect-Lefferts Gardens - the neighborhood next to Crown Heights that many brokers have labeled the next "it" spot in Brooklyn - offered the borough's most affordable two-bedrooms, which averaged $2,129 a month in July, according to a report from MNS Real Estate.

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  8. MAP: Dozens of Queens Parks Will Get Share of $32M From Borough PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | DNAInfo.com

    Borough President Melinda Katz has doled out $32 million in capital funds to renovate and build up the borough's "jewels" - its parks. The money will be spread across 37 greenspaces in Queens and is more than has been allocated in the last three fiscal years combined, an official said.

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  9. Organizers Launch Food Tours on Two Wheels to Push for Queens 'Bike Loop'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | DNAinfo.com

    A group of cyclists pushing for bike lanes to connect local parks have launched a series of bike tours to show off neighborhood eats. The tours, hosted once a month through the winter by Queens Bike Initiative , will visit parks and restaurants in western Queens, organizers said.

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  10. Landmarks Dept. Delays Vote on Jackson Heights Historic District AdditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | DNAInfo.com

    Charles Knight, a project manager from Architects Studio PC, showed renderings for the planned four-story addition on top of 84-11 37th Ave., in Jackson Heights' Historic District, at the Manhattan hearing. Developers have presented the plan to Community Board 3 five times in two years, they said, but after the board unanimously voted against it in April, developers decided to present to Landmarks for the first time, they said.

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  11. Woodside Car Dealers Create Hazard by Parking on Sidewalks, Official SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | DNAinfo.com

    A local lawmaker is looking to crack down on car dealerships along Northern Boulevard that park their cars on the sidewalk and force pedestrians to walk into the heavily-trafficked street to get by. City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer said he's received a number of complaints from residents about auto dealers on the boulevard in Woodside and Long Island City - an area that's home to many dealerships, including Toyota, Mitsubishi and Volkswagon - blocking sidewalks with their displayed cars.

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  12. DOT to Replace City's Oldest Muni Meters by End of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | DNAInfo.com

    The city is replacing all of its oldest machines in the five boroughs with a more "technologically advanced" version, according to the Department of Transportation. In Jackson Heights, the older meters are wrapped in plastic next to new models, like the ones on 37th Avenue between 74th and 75th streets.

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  13. Jackson Heights Locals Sketch Neighborhood Issues in 'Map Zine'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | DNAinfo.com

    This weekend, they'll release the finished result: a DiverCity "map zine" collection of sketches from both newcomers and longtime residents who drew their favorite streets and landmarks and shared observations, on issues from air quality problems as a result of the area's abundant highways and airports to the rising cost of housing. "We really wanted it to be a community-driven process," said co-founder Beatriz Gil, who said they organized several workshops throughout Jackson Heights.

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  14. Park at Site of Last 1-Room Schoolhouse in Queens Gets $400K BoostRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | DNAInfo.com

    A small park on the former site of one of the borough's last one-room schoolhouses is getting a renovation with funds from a local city councilman. One Room Schoolhouse Park, an oasis at the corner of 90th Street and Astoria Boulevard, has been given nearly $400,000 in capital funds from Councilman Costa Constantinides.

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  15. Chirlane McCray Reads to Kids to Promote Talking to Your BabyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | DNAInfo.com

    First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor Richard Buery visited a local library's story hour Wednesday as part of a citywide tour to discuss the importance of reading to your kids. The pair, who were also joined by the interim president of the Queens Library, Bridget Quinn-Carey , read and sang with Jackson Heights kids and their families.

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  16. Jackson Diner on University Place Closed PermanentlyRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2015 | DNAinfo.com

    Jackson Diner at 72 University Pl. unexpectedly closed its doors over the weekend - and the own, reached at the eatery's famous flagship location in Jackson Heights , confirmed that the closure is permanent.

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  17. Local Cyclists Push for 'Bike Loop' to Connect Queens ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | DNAinfo.com

    A group of local cyclists have dreamed up a loop of bike lanes that connect all the neighborhood parks, and have created a petition to get things rolling. The Queens Bike Initiative envisions a roughly 3-mile bike lane between parks in Jackson Heights and East Elmhurst, including Travers Park, Bulova Park, Gorman Playground, East Elmhurst Playground and Fisher Pool.

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  18. Vigil to Honor Gay Man Killed in Jackson Heights Hate Attack 25 Years AgoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | DNAInfo.com

    As much of the country continues to celebrate the legalization of gay marriage, neighbors will gather Wednesday to honor the 25th anniversary of a brutal slaying of a man whose death sparked a movement in Queens. Julio Rivera was beaten to death on July 2, 1990, at the corner of 78th Street and 37th Avenue by three men affiliated with a skinhead gang who went out that night looking to attack a gay man, according to reports at the time.

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  19. Vigil to Honor Gay Man Killed in Jackson Heights Hate Attack 25 Years AgoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | DNAInfo.com

    As much of the country continues to celebrate the legalization of gay marriage, neighbors will gather Wednesday to honor the 25th anniversary of a brutal slaying of a man whose death sparked a movement in Queens. Julio Rivera was beaten to death on July 2, 1990, at the corner of 78th Street and 37th Avenue by three men affiliated with a skinhead gang who went out that night looking to attack a gay man, according to reports at the time.

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  20. Civic Group Brings Back 'Good Neighbor' Awards After Yearslong AbsenceRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | DNAInfo.com

    You can honor your favorite store owner, organization or your building's super as part of a local civic group's "Good Neighbor" awards, which are returning after a nearly 10-year absence. The Jackson Heights Beautification Group announced last week it is seeking nominations for the awards, which the organization initiated around the time the group was founded in 1988, according to president Len Maniace.

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