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Long Island City Had More Housing Units Built in 2017 Than Any Other NYC Neighborhood, Area Also Has Biggest Pipeline of Units

May 25, 2018 By Nathaly Pesantez Long Island City had the most apartments built in 2017 out of all neighborhoods across the five boroughs—with plenty more along the line—according to the city. The Department of City Planning, in its recent “Housing Production Snapshot,” says the area saw 2,800 completed units last year, putting it at the… Read more »

Hinds Combat Sports Introduces Kids Muay Thai Kickboxing and New Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Programs, Coached By Well-Known Fighters

May 25, 2018,  By Staff Report Since opening in January, Hinds Combat Sports at 10-25 48th Ave. has aimed to be the go-to place for adults interested in learning Muay Thai or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, either for fitness, fun, or competitive fighting. Now, co-owner and professional Muay Thai fighter Sean Hinds has begun offering the… Read more »

All-Way Stop Signs Coming to 50th Avenue at Center Boulevard, 5th Street

May 24, 2018 By Nathaly Pesantez and Christian Murray The Department of Transportation will be installing all-way stop signs at two Hunters Point locations after years of requests from the community. The stop signs will be installed at the intersection of 50th Avenue and Center Boulevard, with the other location being where 50th Avenue and… Read more »

NYC Transit’s Subway Plan Involves Major Work and Closures on G Line

May 23, 2018 By Nathaly Pesantez The head of the MTA’s New York City Transit division announced a sweeping 10-year plan today that aims to modernize the city’s entire subway system, including the G line, which could undergo major improvements—hand in hand with extended closures—in the next few years if the plan is approved. The… Read more »

NYPD: Man Puts His Hands on 52-Year-Old Woman’s Butt on 7 Train

May 18. 2018 By Christian Murray The police are looking for a man who allegedly grabbed a 52-year-old woman’s buttocks on the No. 7 train near Queensboro Plaza last week. The woman was riding a Flushing-bound train on Thursday, May 10 at about 3:10 p.m. when the suspect grabbed the victim’s buttocks and lower back…. Read more »

Additional Trash Cans Heading to Hunters Point South Park

May 18, 2018 By Nathaly Pesantez Long Island City’s waterfront park will be getting a lot cleaner this summer, as the city will be installing additional trash cans at Hunters Point South Park in coming weeks. NYC Parks will install four trash cans in about two weeks time through certain areas of the park, including… Read more »