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Queens organizations secure nearly $1.9 million in funding for revitalization efforts

Sept. 15, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Several Community-Based Development Organizations (CBDOs) and Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in Queens have secured nearly $1.9 million in grants to help revitalize and improve the neighborhoods where they operate. The Queens organizations, which include groups such as Woodside on the Move and the Long Island City Partnership, are among… Read more »

Back-to-school family resource fair assists local immigrants in Jackson Heights

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Sept. 14, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The New York City Immigration Coalition partnered with Queens Council member Shekar Krishnan to hold a back-to-school family resource fair Sept. 9 at Paseo Park in Jackson Heights. The family resource fair was meant to assist immigrant families within Queens, helping to provide services and information for families and… Read more »

Little Neck resident opens mobile Kitchen Tune-Up business serving Queens residents

Sep. 13, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Little Neck resident and entrepreneur Billy Wu has recently begun operating a mobile Kitchen Tune-Up business specializing in updating kitchens and cabinetry for Queens residents. Wu said draws upon his past work experience to ensure the business is running smoothly. He previously spent 15 years working as an investment…
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More Manhattan residents are migrating to Long Island City: report

Sept. 13, 2023 By Ethan Marshall According to a report put together by Modern Spaces, there is a recent trend of buyers moving from Manhattan to Long Island City. Modern Spaces credits this change to Long Island City becoming a prime residential location, offering a suburban lifestyle with urban touches, but without the intense bustle… Read more »

Man slugged unconscious outside mosque in Long Island City: NYPD

Sep. 13, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Police are looking for a suspect who punched a man unconscious outside a mosque in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City on Friday, Sept. 8. The suspect entered The Islamic Center of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a mosque located at 37-46 Crescent St. within the 114th Precinct, at… Read more »