Home run at the Flea


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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The LIC Flea & Food will hit a home run this weekend with a super sweet lineup. First, the popular Long Island City market, located at the outdoor lot on the corner of Fifth Street and 46th Avenue, will continue to celebrate the opening of the LIC Flea Beer Garden.

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Plans for proposed Sunnyside, Woodside slow zones revealed


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Images courtesy of Department of Transportation

The Department of Transportation (DOT) presented its plans for two proposed slow zones in Sunnyside Gardens, Woodside and Sunnyside, south of Queens Boulevard, before Community Board 2 (CB 2) during a public hearing on Wednesday night.

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LIC woman co-creates web series on living in New York City apartments


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Photos courtesy of "Common Charges"

One new web series is opening the doors to what it is like to be a tenant in a New York City apartment building.

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TF Cornerstone fully leases final LIC waterfront building


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Photo courtesy of TF Cornerstone

TF Cornerstone announced Monday that the 26-story luxury tower 4610 Center Boulevard, known for curving around the iconic Pepsi-Cola sign, filled its 584 units, which range from studios to three-bedroom apartments.

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‘The Blacklist’ films bank robbery scene in Astoria


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos by Asha Mahadevan

As season 2 of “The Blacklist” is set to premiere on Sept. 22, the cast and crew were hard at work in Astoria filming a bank robbery scene for the season’s fourth episode.

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Students study local street to make Jackson Heights safer


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Photos by Noah Beadle

Groups of “kid engineers” came together over the weekend to try to understand how to make Queens safer, one street at a time.

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Annual Viva La Comida to highlight local flavor in Jackson Heights


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Mouths will water for a third year in a row as Viva La Comida takes to 82nd Street once again.

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Former Community Board 2 district manager Dolores Rizzotto passes away


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Photo courtesy of Rizzotto family

Dolores Rizzotto, former district manager of Community Board 2 for more than 15 years, died Thursday after a battle with cancer, according to CB2 chair Joseph Conley.

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Free event offers behind-the-scenes look at moviemaking in Astoria


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo by Pat Alvarado/Museum of the Moving Image

The Museum of the Moving Image, Theatrical Teamsters Local 817 and Kaufman Astoria Studios is once again hosting New York on Location.

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