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Former LIC parachute factory transformed into 7-story life sciences space

Apr. 9, 2024 By zgewelb Apr. 9, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The building at 43-10 23rd St. in Long Island City  has just been transformed by construction contractor Suffolk, into a 7-story, 7-floor life science facility, known as Hatch Life Sciences. A ‘life science’ facility refers to properties that offer lab and office spaces for organizations working on scientific research and discoveries. The new facility totals more than 215,000 square feet, with 72,000 square feet of state-of-the-art lab space on the first three floors now available for lease, courtesy of the real estate agency Longfellow Real Estate Partners, which acquired… Read more »

Op-Ed: A Global Tragedy Hits Home

Apr. 8, 2024 By admin Apr. 8, 2024 By Council Member Shekar Krishnan Four years ago we had to face our darkest days. Our community of Jackson Heights and Elmhurst became the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic. Long food lines, blaring ambulances, and sheer desperation filled our reality. It was at that moment that the… Read more »

Queens Night Market returning with new vendors and more space this month 

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Apr. 8, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Frugal foodies rejoice! Queens Night Market is returning to Corona on Apr. 27 for its ninth season.  Despite everything from groceries to eating out going up in price recently, all bites at the night market will remain affordably capped at $5 or $6. And in an effort to ease…
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Get ready to enjoy car-free streets and free Citi bike rides during DOT’s Earth Day event, Apr. 20

Apr. 5, 2024 By Athena Dawson The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced this year’s Open Streets: Car-Free Earth Day event on Saturday, Apr. 20, with a record number of streets going car-free. New Yorkers can expect an action packed day filled with fun activities and educational events related to environmentalism, climate…
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