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Hunters Point Library Branch Project Gets an Extra $3 Million in Funding

The additional funds from this year's budget bring the total budget for the project to $33 million.  

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Drink a Cocktail Out of a Bell Pepper at New LIC Comedy Club

The new club, The Standing Room, will continue to offer comedy with an emphasis on the bar's cocktails.

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Long Island City Business District Looks to Expand Into Hunters Point

The BID, run by LIC Partnership, may expand to cover Vernon Boulevard, Jackson Avenue and 44th Drive.

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LIC Restaurateurs to Take Over Beloved Waterfront Crabhouse

The team behind eateries SHI and Skinny's Cantina will be taking over the shuttered Borden Avenue space.

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What To Do in Long Island City This Fourth of July

The neighborhood is expected to get its best views in years of the Macy's fireworks this Fourth of July.

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LIC Flea to Host 'Night Market' During July 4th Fireworks

The market and its beer garden will stay open until 10:30 p.m. on Saturday for the holiday.

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Hunters Point Waterfront Will Be Closed to Cars on Fourth of July

There will be no parking from 44th Drive to 54th Avenue between Vernon Boulevard and the East River.

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Cake Company Burglarized in Long Island City, Police Say

A man broke into Lady M Confections on 43rd Road, stealing laptops and tools.

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Parents Want New School Built at Hunters Point South

A petition calling for a school to be built at the affordable housing site has more than 400 signatures.

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Expanded Hunters Point South Park to Include Kayak Launch and Overlook

The expansion will complete the park, the first portion of which opened in summer 2013.

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Neighbor Decorates Drab Scaffolding to 'Dull the Horror of Construction'

Chris Carlson adorned the construction scaffolding next door to his home with art and holiday lights.

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Soak in Views of Manhattanhenge From Queens at 'LICHenge'

The Hunters Point Parks Conservancy event will feature food, music and a contest for best sunset photo.

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Hunters Point South Affordable Apartments Open With Farm and Beehive

Tenants began moving into the first of the two affordable buildings last week.

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Art Gallery Opens Inside Long Island City Light Fixture Factory

The gallery space in Edison Price Lighting shows off both local art and the company's light fixtures.

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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.