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Businesses Near Newtown Creek Eyed After Series of Oil Spills, State Says

Nine separate oil spill incidents were reported this year, up from two in the same period last year.

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 »

Explore Newtown Creek by Bike This Weekend in Free Tour

Advocacy group Green Shores NYC is organizing the tour as part of its "Bridging the Creek" initiative.

Bed-Stuy »

Little Branch and Silver Lining Owners Opening New Jazz Bar in Bed-Stuy

The unnamed bar will feature high-end cocktails and jazz.

Flushing »

Borough's Global Cuisine On Display at Queens Taste

The event Tuesday night in Flushing brings up to 50 restaurants and shops for guests to enjoy.

Long Island City »

Battle Brewing Between LIC Bars Over 'Dutch Kills' Moniker

Cocktail haven Dutch Kills is suing newcomer bar Dutch Kills Centraal, saying the name is too similar.

Long Island City »

New Bar in Dutch Kills Aims to Be Gathering Place for Changing Area

Owner Dominic Stiller said he wants to provide a family-friendly meeting place for Long Island City.

Long Island City »

Historic Millstone Displayed in Queens Plaza Was Vandalized: Officials

The Parks Dept. has removed the graffiti, but a local historian wants to see the artifacts moved indoors.

Long Island City »

Longtime Chef Brings Farm-Fresh Food, Art Space to Dutch Kills

Brothers Shaun and Daniel Dougherty opened Crescent Grill at 38-40 Crescent St. in Long Island City.

Long Island City »

Dutch Kills Residents Call for Stops Signs, Lights to Curb Speeding Cars

The neighborhood has a growing pedestrian population, as more residential buildings and hotels move in.

Long Island City »

Citi Bike Should Expand to Western Queens, Leaders Say

Community members say they want bike sharing in Astoria, Long Island City, Woodside and Sunnyside.

East Village »

Owners Behind Custom-Cut Ice Bar Ditch Plans for East Village Venture

Community Board 3 vetoed the proposed bar’s application for a liquor license Wednesday night.

Long Island City »

New Sweetleaf Location in LIC to Serve Cocktails From Dutch Kills

A new Sweetleaf location has its grand opening on Monday, and will serve alcohol and coffee.

Long Island City »

City Looking to Allow More Sidewalk Cafes in Long Island City and Sunnyside

A proposed zoning change would allow sidewalk cafes in special zoning districts where they're now banned.

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