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NY Comptroller DiNapoli: ‘Queens is a New York success story’
NY Comptroller DiNapoli: ‘Queens is a New York success story’
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 12/13/2013 at 5:14PM

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli gathered with local elected officials and community leaders on Friday, December 13 at Silvercup Studios in Long Island City to release an economic snapshot of Queens, revealing how the borough has made an economic comeback over the past two years since the Great Recession.

Op-Ed: Western Queens business growth fuels our economy
Business Queens Courier Staff 12/23/2012 at 1:49PM

BY SENATOR MIKE GIANARIS Western Queens is home to a growing number of large and small businesses that have aided in our neighborhood’s economic recovery. I am proud to be an advocate for job creation in western Queens, whose diversity makes us one of the most welcoming neighborhoods in the country, as well as a [...]

Queens is the new Hollywood
Queens is the new Hollywood
News Alexa Altman 10/16/2012 at 10:48AM

Film crews unloaded crates of props and racks of costumes from the enormous trucks lining 35th Street next to Kaufman Astoria Studios. Neon notices posted on parking signs up and down both sides of the thoroughfare alerted residents that “Nurse Jackie,” the Showtime series starring Edie Falco, would be filming on that street over the [...]

The Next Startup Destination: Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 6/15/2012 at 12:05PM

BY COUNCILMEMBER MARK WEPRIN With the new technology campus coming to Roosevelt Island, Queens is poised to become a destination for startups. Startups are newly created companies, often technology oriented, with the potential to be the next big Facebook, Twitter, or Foursquare. Why will Queens be the new place for startups? Queens sits adjacent to [...]

NYC’s Filming Boom
NYC’s Filming Boom
Arts & Music Billy Rennison 5/07/2012 at 11:43AM

Bollywood produces the most movies in the world. Hollywood is known as the planet’s entertainment capital. But there is a sleeping giant in the entertainment industry — New York City. Being the biggest city in the world, New York was the setting of a multitude of shows, but not their home: Seinfeld, Friends and Everybody [...]

Time to Create: Artist Violet Baxter paints L.I.C.
Time to Create: Artist Violet Baxter paints L.I.C.
Arts & Music Steve Mosco 1/12/2012 at 5:37PM

Art is comprised mainly of two elements: time and raw materials. While the art itself is physically constructed with materials – paint, clay, trash, whatever – it is time that decides whether or not the art lives on. Prehistoric people decided to paint on cave walls, and time decided to preserve that work for modern [...]

Queens parents arrested after abandoning infant at Burger King
Queens parents arrested after abandoning infant at Burger King
News Jay Lane 12/07/2011 at 2:35PM

Queens parents arrested after abandoning infant at Burger King  The parents of a four-month-old baby girl were arrested after they abandoned the helpless child inside a Queens fast food joint. Kimberly Brundidge, 22, left the infant alone on a table inside a Burger King restaurant on Rockaway Boulevard in Springfield Gardens, about 11 p.m. Tuesday. [...]

The Industry Arrives in Long Island City
The Industry Arrives in Long Island City
Real Estate Steve Mosco 11/09/2011 at 10:57AM

The expansion of LIC continues. On October 19, Eric Benaim and Ted Kokkoris of Modern Spaces hosted at a premier party to announce that the real estate firm is now marketing The Industry – a condo developed by Silvercup Studios. Guests packed the space at 21-45 44th Drive and were treated to music by DJ [...]

New condo, The Industry, opens in Long Island City
Homes Queens Courier Staff 11/08/2011 at 4:41PM

The expansion of LIC continues. On October 19, Eric Benaim and Ted Kokkoris of Modern Spaces hosted at a premier party to announce that the real estate firm is now marketing The Industry – a condo developed by Silvercup Studios. Guests packed the space at 21-45 44th Drive and were treated to music by DJ [...]

Film boom at Queens studios
News 8/09/2011 at 12:00AM

Television shows are ditching the Hollywood panache for the row houses and long boulevards of Queens. Silvercup Studios in Long Island City is booked solid this year with production crews filming a record number of pilots and shows. With new series for CBS and HBO, the television boom at the studio is in part due [...]