Hollywood in Queens? Kaufman Astoria Studios fighting to expand


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Photo courtesy of Kaufman Astoria Studios

A second take on a review process is preventing Kaufman Astoria Studios from calling “action” on their planned expansion – a project which has already been green-lit once before. Senator Charles Schumer is urging the National Park Service (NPS) to authorize Kaufman’s proposal, which would create New York City’s first outdoor movie studio lot. Kaufman […]

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Bloomberg to attend Chamber awards


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Mayor Michael Bloomberg will help the Queens Chamber of Commerce honor three individuals and one business as part of its 17th Annual Business Persons of the Year Awards at its 99th Annual reception on Thursday, September 16. This year’s honorees are Victoria Schneps-Yunis, CEO and Publisher of Schneps Communications and The Queens Courier chain of […]

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Music legends help open Sinatra School in LIC


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Music greats Tony Bennett and Quincy Jones helped Astoria welcome the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts’ (FSSA) new home with a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday, September 21 that celebrated the legacy of Ol’ Blue Eyes and the value of arts education. Fundraising for the high school’s new $78 million building was spearheaded by Bennett, […]

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NEWS BRIEFS


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Benefi Queens Art Express; Free mammorgraphy; Garden Club spring flower show; CB8 Fire Marshal resolution; All sorts of hel in College Point; Free Stroke rish screening

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