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Street Fair to Kick Off Construction of New Hunters Point Library Branch

The groundbreaking will include stories, face-painting, carnival games and food from local eateries.

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MAP: See Where Long Island City's 11 Citi Bike Stations Will Go

There are 11 stations planned for the neighborhood, where Citi Bike is set to launch this year.

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Good Samaritan Saves Man Who Jumped in East River for Ice Bucket Challenge

Artur Mierzejewski, 34, helped the man, who jumped in for the "ice bucket challenge."

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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.

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Kickboxing Gym and Waxing Center Coming to Center Boulevard

European Wax Center and I Love Kickboxing have both signed leases for space at 4545 Center Blvd. 

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Locals Install Homemade Stop Sign and Crosswalk After DOT Refuses

Locals say traffic safety improvements are needed on Center Boulevard.

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Expanding Center Blvd. Needs Crosswalks and Stop Signs, Locals Say

The street has seen its population grow as several new high-rises have opened in recent years.

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Tennis Courts and Putting Green Bring 'Country Club' to Luxe LIC Building

The seventh floor luxury deck at TF Cornerstone's 4545 Center Blvd. includes a sand volleyball court.

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Assault on Couple in Long Island City Not a Hate Crime, Cops Say

Cops say the incident, which took place last Saturday in Hunters Point, was not a hate crime.

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New LIC Preschool and Enrichment Center Eyes Manhattan Transplants

NY Kids Club will open its first Queens location at 4545 Center Blvd. next fall.  

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TF Cornerstone Tops Out Its Last Waterfront High-Rise in LIC

Construction topped out at 4610 Center Blvd., TF Cornerstone's sixth and final Long Island City property.

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Young Families Flocking to New Luxury Building in LIC, Developer Says

TF Cornerstone has rented nearly 30 percent of apartments at 45-45 Center Blvd. since late May.

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New LIC Luxury Rental Boasts Terrace With Tennis, Beach-Volleyball Courts

4545 Center Blvd.'s seventh-floor terrace has a dog run, beach-volleyball courts and a reflecting pool.

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Competition Tough for Full-Day Pre-K Programs in Western Queens

While there are a number of pre-K options in the neighborhood, full-time options are limited.

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Crane Operator Suspended for Overloading Rig in Queens Collapse

The crane was trying to lift too much weight before it collapsed in Long Island City, officials said.