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‘Party Wall’ to debut at MoMA PS1 Warm Up summer music series
‘Party Wall’ to debut at MoMA PS1 Warm Up summer music series
Arts & Music Cristabelle Tumola 6/17/2013 at 4:46PM

Once again, the heat won’t be the only thing warming up Long Island City this summer. The 16th edition of MoMA PS1’s Warm Up summer music series and dance party will kick off June 29 and take place every Saturday through September 7. More than entertainment, the series also acts as an architectural exhibit. The [...]

‘Practice Makes Perfect’ for LIC High School grad
‘Practice Makes Perfect’ for LIC High School grad
Top Stories Philip Hertling 9/01/2012 at 8:08AM

Karim Abouelnaga believes so strongly that “practice makes perfect” he named the non-profit he created just that. Abouelnaga, 20, a senior at Cornell University and graduate of Long Island City High School, created an intensive summer education program for elementary school children. The pilot program kicked off last summer in Long Island City, where he [...]

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 [...]

Smart Move: Cornell University coming to Roosevelt Island
Smart Move: Cornell University coming to Roosevelt Island
News Steve Mosco 12/19/2011 at 5:35PM

Just days after the upstate Ivy League school received a $350 million gift from an anonymous donor, Cornell University was selected as the winning bid to bring an applied science school to the city. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Cornell University President David Skorton and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology President Peretz Lavie announced a partnership on Monday, [...]

Stanford pulls out of applied science campus consideration
News Billy Rennison 12/18/2011 at 10:14PM

Stanford University – one of the institutions in the running to build an applied sciences campus in New York City – has withdrawn its application, the school announced in a statement. “After several weeks of negotiations with New York City, university leaders and the Stanford Board of Trustees have determined that it would not be [...]