Women’s clothing rental service and Manhattan data firm sign leases in LIC building


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Following a $20 million modernization and revitalization, The Factory, a massive 10-story, block-long building in Long Island City, added two new tenants that took 16,269 square feet of space.

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National retailers moving to Queens faster than Manhattan and Brooklyn


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THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre

The consumer market for national retailers is expanding faster in “The World’s Borough” over anywhere else in the city as a new report showed national brands have opened more new locations in Queens during the year.

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Manhattan man faces 11 years in prison for robbing three elderly Queens women


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A Manhattan man will soon be sentenced to 11 years in prison after pleading guilty to two separate Queens home invasions, involving three women, one as old as 97, according to the district attorney’s office.

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Escaped prisoner who struck cop in Ridgewood caught in Manhattan


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo Courtesy of NYPD

An escaped prisoner who struck a detective with an unmarked police van in Ridgewood as he attempted to flee Monday evening has been caught in Manhattan, cops said Tuesday afternoon.

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A staycation in Manhattan


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It was a weekend that is always my favorite, staying for a few nights in Manhattan, the greatest tourist destination in the world! I was there to celebrate my Stu’s grandnephew Alec Easton’s Bar Mitzvah and stayed at the W hotel on Lexington Avenue, just across the street from the Waldorf Astoria. On Friday night […]

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Overnight closures to take place on RFK Bridge Manhattan/Queens ramp for two weeks


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo by Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Patrick Cashin

Beginning Monday, Feb. 24, there will be multiple, intermittent closures of the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge ramp leading from Manhattan to Queens between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. for approximately two weeks, according to the MTA.

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