Cupcake Kickstarter aims to open pastry shop in Bellerose


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Photos courtesy of Dawn White

In the cupcake world, Queens is a good place to start a business, according to Dawn White.
She is trying to break into the New York City cake scene by raising money to open a cupcake and pastry shop in Bellerose.

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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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Doe Fund to continue cleaning the streets of Rego Park, Kew Gardens, Forest Hills


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Photo courtesy of Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz's office.

Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz announced Wednesday that she secured $123,000 to renew The Doe Fund services to clean up the streets of select parts of Rego Park, Kew Gardens and Forest Hills, according to the councilwoman’s office.

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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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