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  1. Schools chancellor visits LIC charter schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Jackson Heights News

    Schools Chancellor Carmen FariA a visited Growing Up Green Charter School in Long Island City on Monday, as school children populated classrooms for the first time in two months. While city public schools don't start for another week, the charter system got a head start on learning.

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  2. Signal failure could strand thousands of LIRR riders again, officials warnRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Newsday

    The Long Island Rail Road said it expects a "normal" evening rush hour on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, after a signal failure just outside the tunnels leading into and out of Penn Station made for a treacherous morning commute.

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  3. IRL: FanDuel jumps to Rockrose's 300 PASRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Real Deal

    From left: Renderings of 300 Park Avenue South's top floor and new rooftop FanDuel, a fantasy sports startup valued at $1.3 billion, is taking the top three floors of Rockrose Development's 300 Park Avenue South, The Real Deal has learned. Fresh off a $275 million Series E financing round, FanDuel is upgrading from 9,000 square feet in Union Square to 41,000 square feet in what is shaping up to be Manhattan's premier district for media and technology startups.

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  4. Former top CBRE broker joins smaller rival to expand its business beyond hotel salesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Crain's New York Business

    An Atlanta-based brokerage is aiming to break into the rarefied ranks of firms that sell the city's largest office and residential buildings. Hodges Ward Elliot, which established a Manhattan office in recent weeks, hired Paul Gillen, a broker who worked for CBRE sales brokers Darcy Stacom and Bill Shanahan - one of the top sales teams in the city.

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  5. New York City's BEST New Bars Opening This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Refinery 29

    Every summer, New Yorkers revel in the sun and avoid the dark watering holes of colder nights at all costs - 'tis the season for rooftop gardens and day drinking, after all. But as the sun begins to set earlier, new cocktail lairs are opening their doors, with tipples and bar bites that make the change of seasons almost worth it.

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  6. August DOB report: Hotels taking over Long Island CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | The Real Deal

    Developers are realizing big returns with the construction of mid-rise hotels along the industrial margins of a Long Island City central business district, an area already thick with skyscraper glass. Hotel developers are beginning their march further north into the neighborhood's most industrial sectors.

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  7. Adrienne Truscott's 'Asking for it' Set for Longest Nyc Run This FallRead the original story

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    PS122, The Chocolate Factory and The Creek & The Cave present Adrienne Truscott's ASKING FOR IT: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy Starring Her P*ssy and Little Else! Truscott's "brilliantly bold and thoroughly engaging provocation" that mixes humor, dance, video and p*ssy-puppetry while undoing the rules and rhetoric surrounding rape and comedy will have its longest yet New York City run. In this one woman show, Truscott straddles the world of stand-up and performance art dressed only from the waist up and ankles down.

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  8. Citi Bike Arrives on the Upper East and Upper West SidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Streetsblog

    Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Council Member Ben Kallos, DOT Manhattan Borough Commissioner Margaret Forgione, DOT Deputy Commissioner for Policy Michael Replogle and Citi Bike General Manager Jules Flynn celebrated the first Citi Bike station on the Upper East Side with a photo-op this morning at 67th Street and Lexington Avenue. As of this afternoon, stations have also been installed on the Upper West Side at 63rd and Broadway and along Central Park West at 68th and 72nd streets.

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  9. Off-Off-Broadway Company Plans Richard III with All Differently Abled ActorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Playbill

    The Off-Off-Broadway Nicu's Spoon Company, in association with Identity Theater Company, is presenting a production of Shakespeare's Richard III designed to make audiences rethink attitudes toward differently abled actors. The title character, who is traditionally portrayed as a hunchback, will be played by Guy Ventoliere, the only actor in the company with no physical disability.

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  10. Schools chancellor visits LIC charter schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Jackson Heights News

    Schools Chancellor Carmen FariA a visited Growing Up Green Charter School in Long Island City on Monday, as school children populated classrooms for the first time in two months. While city public schools don't start for another week, the charter system got a head start on learning.

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  11. Record Setters: There's a New Most Expensive Apartment In Queens, AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Curbed

    After a somewhat dramatic ride, Penthouse A in Long Island City's The View at East Coast is finally off the market . The Daily News reports that the three-bedroom apartment, owned by Greek taxi magnate Basil Messados, has a buyer; although the full sale price wasn't disclosed, it apparently netted enough of its $5.4 million asking price to claim the title of Queens's most expensive apartment .

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  12. Construction Watch: Checking In On Long Island City's Serious Building BoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Curbed

    In terms of new development, Long Island City is one of the busiest neighborhoods in New York. According to data from the Long Island City Partnership , there are more than 22,500 new units of housing in the pipeline.

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  13. Could the "Taxi of Tomorrow" help the city today?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Business Journal

    Yellow cabs are undergoing an aesthetic change as part of the city's "Taxi of Tomorrow" plan. A rollout begins today with certain upgrades, including cellphone-charging outlets, sliding doors, "low-annoyance horns," sunroofs, temperature controls, more comfortable seats, light-up "vacant" signs, filtered air and anti-bacterial seats.

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  14. Edenworks Is Building The Future Of Food On Urban RooftopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TechCrunch

    Avocados from Mexico. Apples from Chile. Broccoli from China. If you take a look at the stickers on the produce you're buying at the grocery store, chances are they'll read something like this.

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  15. Citi Bike Stations Open On Upper East and Upper West SidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The New York Observer

    Members of the DOT, Citi Bike, and city officials went on an inaugural bike ride from a new Upper West Side docking station. Upper East and Upper West siders have been griping about Citi Bike's below-Central Park coverage area since the program launched in May 2013, a state of affairs that ended today with the opening of new Citi Bike stations in both neighborhoods.

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  16. Shipping out: Amazon contractor moving distribution center to RidgewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Real Deal

    LaserShip, a Virginia-based package delivery service and major Amazon contractor, inked a 10-year lease to fully occupy a Ridgewood warehouse as its newest distribution center, The Real Deal has learned. The one-story factory at 16-70 Weirfield Street spans 40,800 square feet.

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  17. New dog run opens in LICRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Glendale Register

    State Senator Michael Gianaris and City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer were on hand at the dog run's grand opening. Queens canines got another special treat just a day after National Dog Day, with the opening of a new community dog run across from Long Island City's Gantry Plaza State Park on Thursday.

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  18. Queens unit to sell for $5.4 million, a new borough recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Real Deal

    Queens may not be the new Manhattan or even yet the new Brooklyn, but with luxury units in Long Island City fetching upwards of $5 million, maybe it doesn't have to be. The owner of the borough's most expensive listing, a penthouse at 46-30 Center Boulevard, accepted an offer for $5.4 million for the deluxe three-bedroom unit, which features a wraparound terrace and cathedral ceilings.

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  19. JetBlue Chooses Winner For Sustainable Food Company Mentoring ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MediaPost

    New York-based Hot Bread Kitchen will receive mentorship, access to JetBlue's business leaders and the airline's product development culture, as well as industry insights. Ultimately, the airline is offering Hot Bread Kitchen the opportunity to learn what it takes to get their products into the aviation space.

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  20. Single Order Record for HurcoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | F&M Magazine

    Charles Boyce, Boyce Technologies "Our trust in Hurco has led us to purchase the largest quantity of Max 5 controllers in the world, making our new Long Island City production center one of the most advanced production centers in America." Charles Boyce, the owner of Boyce Technologies, Inc. , broke the U.S. record for the largest single purchase of CNC machine tools in the history of Hurco Companies, Inc. .

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