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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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Rockaway Brewing Company Launches Kickstarter to Can Its Beers

The LIC-based microbrewery wants to raise $30K to buy equipment so it can sell its beers in cans.

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DOT to Add Speed Bumps, Convert Part of 5th Street to One-Way

The change comes after calls from local leaders for traffic improvements on the Hunters Point street.

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City Halts Film Shoots in Hunters Point After Complaints

Community Board 2 complained early this year that the neighborhood was "inundated" with film shoots.

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LIC Arts Group Launches 'Buy a Brick' Fundraiser to Stay in Space

Local Project is looking to raise $6,100 to help pay the rent at its Queens headquarters.

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New LIC Flea Vendor Serves Up General Tso Po'Boys

General Tso'Boy will launch Saturday, serving its signature po'boy-style sandwich.

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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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Long Island City CrossFit Gym to Offer Kids Summer Camp Program

CrossFit Gantry will run a mini-camp this summer for children ages 5 to 12.

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Luxury Condo Building's Three Units Feature 3 Bedrooms and 3 Baths

FIVE Fortyone boasts three three-bedroom, three-bathroom homes, each with its own outdoor space.

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