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You Can Groove at a Silent Dance Party on the Long Island City Waterfront

Participants in the "Silent Disco" will get headphones, which will play tunes spun by two DJs.

Long Island City »

Doe Fund Workers to Clean Stretch of 36th Ave. in Dutch Kills

City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer allocated $33,000 to bring the street cleaning program to 36th Avenue.

Sunnyside »

Sunnyside Is Named Queens' First 'Bike Friendly' Business District

Transportation Alternatives found Sunnyside Queens is the most friendly place in the borough for bikers.

Sunnyside »

FDNY Drops Plan to Store Spare Fire Engines at Sunnyside Site

The FDNY withdrew its application for 39-34 43rd St. and will look for another spot, officials said.

Long Island City »

Crosswalks Coming to Center Boulevard After Calls for Increased Safety

The crosswalks will be at 48th and 49th Avenue near P.S./I.S. 78, where stop signs were recently added.

Long Island City »

Doe Fund Workers to Clean More Streets in Long Island City

City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer is allocating $133,000 to bring more cleaners to his district.

Long Island City »

Visit the Formerly Closed Waterfront at Revamped Queensbridge Park

Park-goers have been fenced off from the waterfront as the deteriorated seawall waited years for fixes.

Sunnyside »

Participatory Budgeting Coming to Sunnyside, Woodside and LIC

CIty Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer is launching participatory budgeting in his district next week.

Long Island City »

DOT to Add Speed Bumps, Convert Part of 5th Street to One-Way

The change comes after calls from local leaders for traffic improvements on the Hunters Point street.

Long Island City »

Locals Install Homemade Stop Sign and Crosswalk After DOT Refuses

Locals say traffic safety improvements are needed on Center Boulevard.

Sunnyside »

Sunnyside Playground Renovations to Include Memorial for Local Veterans

The memorial is part of a larger $2 million renovation project for the Thomas P. Noonan Jr. Playground.

Woodside »

Woodside Corner to Be Named for Late Councilman Walter McCaffrey

61st Street and Woodside Ave. will be named "Walter McCaffrey Place" in honor of the late politician.

Long Island City »

City to Launch 'Arterial Slow Zones' on Northern and Queens Boulevards

The initiative will knock down the speed limit from 30 to 25 mph on Northern Blvd.

Astoria »

Ravenswood Houses Getting $4M Lighting Upgrade to Boost Security

The NYCHA complex will get new lights in its parking lots, walkways, building entrances and play areas.

Forest Hills »

Advocates Ask Community Boards to Back Queens Boulevard Safety Study

Transportation Alternatives is asking the CBs to back the study and safety enhancements on the road.

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