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DOT Plans Pedestrian-Friendly Changes for Area South of Queens Plaza

Changes include adding pedestrian islands and extending sidewalks in some locations.

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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.

Sunnyside »

FDNY Looks to Use Sunnyside Warehouse for Spare Fire Engine Fleet

Queens CB2 approved the FDNY's plan — with several stipulations — to acquire the site at 39-34 43rd St.

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Queens Plaza Post Office Will Have to Relocate This Summer

The Queens Plaza post office's current lease expires at the end of August, officials said.

Long Island City »

Petition Reignites Debate Of LIC Restaurants' Use of Backyard Space

Residents are divided on whether Vernon Blvd. eateries should be allowed to seat diners in rear yards.

Long Island City »

LIC Flea Looking to Serve Booze at Outdoor Market

The much-buzzed about Mu Ramen is also hoping to serve liquor soon.

Sunnyside »

Queens CB2 Votes Against Bringing Aluminum House to Landmarked Sunnyside

The board said the Aluminaire House is too out of character for Sunnyside Gardens, a landmarked district.

Long Island City »

Doe Fund Will Start Cleaning Streets in Hunters Point, Councilman Says

Jimmy Van Bramer is allocating $65,000 to bring street cleaning teams to the neighborhood.

Long Island City »

Developer Amends 5Pointz Plan to Include Affordable Housing and Art Spaces

The plan for the Jackson Avenue site now includes 75 affordable units and expanded art studio space.

Long Island City »

CB2 Votes Against Plan to Replace 5Pointz with Luxury High-Rises

CB2 rejected the developer's application, but warned it could not stop 5Pointz from being torn down.

Long Island City »

Long Island City Hotspot Alobar Fights to Lift Ban on Outdoor Seating

The Hunters Point eatery wants CB2 to lift a stipulation banning it from using its backyard dining area.

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.

Woodside »

'No Parking' Rule Makes for Un-Happy Hour at Woodside Pub

Owners of the pub Donovan's say a three-hour afternoon parking ban on Roosevelt Ave. is bad for business.

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