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Astoria Cove Project Will Include 345 Affordable Units, Developer Says

2030 Astoria Developers wants to construct nearly 1,700 apartments on the Astoria waterfront.

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Community Board Demands Affordable Housing, Jobs for Astoria Cove Project

The board's advisory vote was to deny the plan unless the developer agrees to several stipulations.

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Residents Question Affordability of Astoria Cove Development

The five-building project would bring nearly 1,700 new apartments to the Astoria waterfront.

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DOT Proposes Changes to Astoria Intersection Near Grand Central Parkway

The plan would extend the median separating Astoria Boulevard North and Grand Central Parkway.

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DOT Begins Citi Bike Planning Process in Astoria

The DOT presented details of its bike share program to Queens Community Board 1 Tuesday night.

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Transit Advocates Pushing for Safety Improvements for Busy Astoria Street

Volunteers with Transporation Alternatives are campaigning for traffic calming measures for 21st Street.

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State Turns Down Liquor License for Astoria Bikini Bar 'Racks'

The owners of a proposed 'bikini bar' on Steinway Street lost their liquor license bid Tuesday.

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Mount Sinai Hospital Expansion Moves Forward After Sucessful Vote

Plans would build a 6-story expansion at the Astoria medical center, to open in 2016.

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Astoria Community Board Cans Bikini Bar's Liquor License Bid

CB1 voted against a recommendation for Racks, where the servers would don skimpy bikinis.

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Mock Queens CB1 Website Back Up After City Threatens Legal Action

The parody site takes jabs at the board for being out of touch with the rest of the community.

Ditmars »

Astoria Bikini Bar Faces 'Prejudice' in Liquor License Fight, Lawyer Says

The owners behind proposed Steinway Street bar Racks are set to go before Community Board 1 next week.

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Mock Queens CB1 Website Pulls Content, Citing 'Threat of Legal Action'

The parody site removed most of its content, claiming it had received legal threats.

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Tweaks Proposed for New Astoria Park Bike Lanes Amid Safety Concerns

Parks and DOT proposed slight changes for the new paths, which critics say are confusing and too narrow.

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Fake Queens CB1 Website Surfaces, Mocking Members as Out-of-Touch

The phony site paints the community board as favoring the interests of business and property owners.

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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