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Operator, contractor cited in Long Island City crane collapse
Operator, contractor cited in Long Island City crane collapse
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/31/2013 at 1:00PM

The Department of Buildings (DOB) has issued 12 violations to several parties involved in the Long Island City crane collapse that injured seven workers earlier this month. According to the DOB, combined, these violations have a minimum penalty of $132,800, and $64,000 of that amount was issued to the crane’s operator, Paul Geer. “Cranes are [...]

License of operator in Long Island City crane collapse suspended
License of operator in Long Island City crane collapse suspended
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 1/11/2013 at 8:17AM

The man operating the crane that collapsed at a Long Island City construction site Wednesday, injuring seven, has had his license suspended by the city, said the Department of Buildings (DOB). A preliminary investigation by the DOB found that operator Paul Geer tried to lift 23,900 pounds of lumber at the 46-10 Center Boulevard site, more than double [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/10/2013 at 7:38AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Partly cloudy. High of 48. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 36. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Urinetown: The Musical Winner of three Tony awards and one of the most uproariously funny musicals [...]

Crane collapses in Long Island City, injuring seven
Crane collapses in Long Island City, injuring seven
Top Stories Alexa Altman 1/09/2013 at 6:07PM

Seven workers suffered minor injuries when a crane collapsed at a Long Island City building site. Around 2:20 p.m. today,  firefighters responded to the incident at Center Boulevard and 46th Avenue, where they discovered three workers trapped beneath the fallen crane. According to Deputy Fire Chief Mark Ferran, the trapped individuals were extricated from the [...]

Three-bedrooms in demand as more families come to LIC
Three-bedrooms in demand as more families come to LIC
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/15/2012 at 8:15AM

Strollers are becoming a more familiar sight along the Long Island City waterfront. But they are not the only sign that more families are moving to the area. Increased demand for three-bedroom apartments, especially in the new residential buildings along the LIC waterfront, also reflects the changing demographic. “We are definitely seeing more people looking [...]

Queens priciest condo hits the market
Queens priciest condo hits the market
News Alexa Altman 7/25/2012 at 8:32AM

Queens’ priciest condo hit the market last week, delighting real estate experts and business buffs alike, as they anticipate an increase in luxury living spaces will bring notoriety to the already burgeoning neighborhood of Long Island City. The costly condo, perched atop The View on Center Boulevard, is priced at $3.25 million – the steepest [...]

Rents, development grow along Long Island City’s waterfront
Rents, development grow along Long Island City’s waterfront
Business Cristabelle Tumola 6/27/2012 at 12:41PM

Watch out Williamsburg— Long Island City is quickly becoming the in-demand waterfront neighborhood. More renters are coming to the western Queens area for the short commute to midtown Manhattan — and for Long Island City’s growing amenities. The number of rental buildings is also rapidly developing in the neighborhood. Leading the way is TF Cornerstone, [...]