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Construction to Start Soon on Delayed Hunters Point Library Branch

Officials announced the start of the project, at Center Boulevard and 48th Avenue, Thursday morning.

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Owner of LIC's Waterfront Crabhouse and 'Legend' in Boxing Community Dies

Tony Mazzarella opened the popular seafood eatery in the late 1970s.

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New Home Goods and Hardware Store Looks to Fill Void in Hunters Point

Kitchen Plus More sells "carefully selected goods for the home," according to owner Ovidio Teja.

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More Than 90,000 Applicants Vie for 925 Affordable Units in Hunters Point

90,000 online and 2,700 paper applications were received in the housing lottery at Hunters Point South.

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Take a Look Inside the Affordable Housing Complex at Hunters Point South

Monday is the last day to apply to one of the permanently affordable units at the Long Island City site.

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Mu Ramen to Open Its Doors in Long Island City

The eatery got its start in the neighborhood earlier this year as a pop-up shop in a local bagel store.

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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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