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Van Wyck Expressway Lane Closures

Beginning on Monday, January 8th through Saturday, January 27th the NYC Department of Transportation Division of Bridges will close lanes on the Van Wyck Expressway at different scheduled times. The purpose of this closure is to provide maintenance to the bascule shielding under the Roosevelt Avenue Bridge, over the highway. One lane will remain open to traffic at all times except […]

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Celebrate Christmas with Queensboro Symphony Orchestra

A brand new concert series debuts in Whitestone as the Queensboro Symphony Orchestra presents a Classical Christmas concert on Wednesday, December 20th at Moakyang Presbyterian Church. You’ll hear beloved Christmas carols such as O’ Holy Night, the popular Pachelbel Canon and J.S. Bach’s festive Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 featuring violinist Kae Nakano with flutists Noriko Omichi and Ti Chung. Maestro […]

#LoveYourLocalNYC in Flushing, Queens!

In February 2017, Mayor de Blasio announced the #LoveYourLocalNYC Initiative to celebrate small independent neighborhood businesses and offered $1.8 million in grant funding for these small local businesses. By registering a local business on the NYC Love Your Local add business page, that local business raises the visibility of their business in the New York City area. At the same time they become eligible […]

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Last Chance: The 2018 World Changing Ideas Award

There are just three days left to enter Fast Company’s second annual World Changing Ideas Awards, which honor products, concepts, companies, policies, and designs that are pursuing innovation for good. We’re looking for any ideas that have launched since the start of 2017, running the gamut from finished product to brave concept. Feasibility and the potential for impact are two key […]