Nonprofit Local Project, Falchi Building seek artists for site-specific installation piece


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Rendering Courtesy Jamestown Properties

One landmark Long Island City building is calling all artists to come and create.

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Former LIC factory building creating retail and office hub with help from an old rival


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THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre

Owners of The Factory, a 10-story, block-long building in Long Island City, are actively marketing the building by duplicating the strategy from its next-door neighbor, the Falchi Building, in an effort that both parties say will build a thriving hub on 47th Avenue and increase demand for retail and innovative office companies.

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LIC Arts Open to celebrate fifth year


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Photos by Junenoire Fonte

Long Island City is coming together next month to celebrate the art scene that grows every day throughout the western Queens neighborhood.

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Kickstarter goal reached to fund Dennis Hopper’s final film


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Photos courtesy of "The Last Film Festival"

The dream of one Queens native to finish up what will be known as the late Dennis Hopper’s last movie is closer to becoming a reality.

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Russian café chain Stolle opening first US location in Long Island City


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THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre 

Russian café chain Stolle, which has more than 49 locations in Russia and Europe, is opening its first American shop in Long Island City.

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LIC Industrial Business Zone receives more than $100K in funding


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THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre

The Long Island City Industrial Business Zone (IBZ), which is one of many dedicated manufacturing sectors in a citywide initiative that focuses on preserving industry, received nearly 25 percent more funds from the city this year than 2014, a total of $100,946.

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Popular Mechanics features Queens in ‘best startup cities in America’ list


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THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Queens has not only been named the number one destination to visit in the U.S. but, according to one magazine, it’s also among the top places in the country to start a business.

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Doughnut Plant opening first LIC production facility and shop


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Photos courtesy Doughnut Plant

Manhattan-based Doughnut Plant, which has been gaining popularity throughout the city and in Japan with its new versions of the classic pastry, is coming to Long Island City.

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L’Arte del Gelato opening factory, first Queens spot in LIC


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Photo Courtesy of Jamestown

L’Arte del Gelato, which has three locations in Manhattan, has stationed a cart outside The Food Box located in the Falchi Building at 31-00 47th Ave.

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