LIC nonprofit reaches Kickstarter goal


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Photos Courtesy Local Project

One Long Island City nonprofit will be able to keep its home after a successful online campaign.

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LIC nonprofit Local Project turns to Kickstarter to survive


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Images courtesy of Local Project

After having to move out of the building that housed 5Pointz, one nonprofit is turning to Kickstarter to help stay at the site it has called home for the past few months.

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‘Daily Show’ inspired Middle Eastern newscast turns to Kickstarter


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Photo by Clarke Leo Michael Smith

Laughter is the basis of a new Kickstarter campaign looking to bring Western attention to Middle Eastern headlines.

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Jackson Heights filmmaker turns to Kickstarter for new flick


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Photos Courtesy of Alex Webb

Actor Alex Webb has gone behind the camera to write, direct and produce award-winning films. Now, he is turning to Kickstarter to get his new film to the big screen.

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Astoria friends raising money to get hot sauce in stores, restaurants


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Photo Courtesy of Fez Production

Matthew Konchan, Joe Muscente and James Nestor, creators behind the artisanal all-natural, low-sodium and gluten-free hot sauce called Chi-Cho Sauce, are turning to Kickstarter to help them bring the heat.

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New storytelling series shares people’s tales of coming to Queens


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Queens Documented flyer final new

Queens Documented, a project of the initiative Five Boro Story Project, which creates community events to showcase stories and art inspired by the city’s neighborhoods, will officially launch on Sunday at Terraza 7, located at 40-19 Gleane St.

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Forest Hills cook competes in Bacon World Championship on new reality show


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Photo courtesy of 2013 World Food Championships

A Forest Hills cook will try to bring home the bacon on a new reality show. Adrian Ashby, 36, a home chef, is appearing on this Thursday’s episode of FYI channel’s “World Food Championships,” airing at 10 p.m.

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Apollonia NYC Gallery set to open in Sunnyside


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THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

Sunnyside will soon be home to a new antique shop, also serving as a gallery and cultural event space, looking to showcase emerging, established and local artists.

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New Astoria craft-focused bar set to open in August


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Photos Courtesy of Gerard Leary

Astoria will soon be home to a new bar with a city punch to it.

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Astoria resident looks to fund Queens Silk Road food tour


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Images Courtesy of Adam Edwards

Adam Edwards is turning to Kickstarter to make his idea of bringing a two-day international food tour to Queens a reality.

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