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Hunters Point Gets Its Second Grocery Store

The new market opened at 50-01 2nd Street on Nov. 14.

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Make Your Own Six-Pack at New Hunters Point Beer Shop

Beer Closet lets customers customize their six packs from a selection of 200 different brews.

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Party at the Site Where $500-a-Month Apartments Are Rising in Hunters Point

Prospective tenants have until Dec. 15 to apply for the 924 affordable units at the Queens development.

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Hundreds of Affordable Housing Apartments Up for Grabs in Hunters Point

A forum to help residents with the application process will be held Monday night in Long Island City.  

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Sample a 5-Course Tomato Meal for Charity at Alobar Festival

Tomato Fest will feature five tomato-centric courses, with some of the proceeds going to charity.

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P.S. 78 Students Head Back to School with Controversial Earlier Start Time

Class at the Long Island City school starts at 8 a.m. this year instead of 8:40 a.m.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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Queens Arts Group Raises More Than $6K to Stay in LIC Space

Local Project hit its $6,100 Kickstarter goal this week, which it needed to stay in Long Island City.

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Burglar Breaks Through Restaurant Doors to Steal Cash and Electronics

The suspect hit five Long Island City bars and restaurants, often making off with cash and electronics.

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Murray Playground Gets Performance Space and World's Fair Benches

The upgrades were part of a $1.275 million renovation to the eastern portion of the park.

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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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