Queens tech meet-up talks Sandy


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THE COURIER/ PHOTO BY ALEXA ALTMAN

Among many affected by Sandy, a common complaint was the lack communication and access to information. Technology insiders gathered in Long Island City on Wednesday, December 19 for the fifth Queens Tech Meet Up. The monthly event brings members of the startup community together to network and share ideas, predominantly centered on technology’s importance during […]

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After a decade in Long Island City, Local Project searches for a new home


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Carolina Penafiel-16

At the edge of Long Island City, where warehouses haunt like rusty fossils of an industrial past, obscured by the elevated subway tracks, street art fights for survival. Encircled in graffiti-wrapped sarcophagi, the low brow legacy of Local Project and 5Pointz await doomsday, untouched by the sterile glass high-rises that erupt from the ground almost […]

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