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Clare Doyle

A Sailor’s Life for You?
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A Sailor’s Life for You?

As Astoria awaits the launch of the new ferry line from Hallets Point Peninsula to Roosevelt Island, LIC and Manhattan, job seekers in our community should check this NY1 video: NYC Ferry is looking to...

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July 27, 2017
Astoria Ferry Service Will Begin on August 29
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Astoria Ferry Service Will Begin on August 29

Leaders of local Queens organizations and elected officials, including, amongst others, NYC Councilmen Costa Constantinides and Jimmy Van Bramer, CB1 District Manager Florence Koulouris, Astoria Houses Residents Association President Claudia Coger, and OANA President Richard...

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July 27, 2017
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August at the Noguchi Museum

It’s a busy month at the Noguchi Museum! On Friday August 4, it’s Free First Friday. Enjoy free admission and extended summer hours from 10 am to 8 pm. Stroll around the art, take a...

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July 25, 2017
Roosevelt Island Tram Renovations
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Roosevelt Island Tram Renovations

Do you take the tram from Roosevelt Island to Manhattan? As of Wednesday July 26, there will be only one tram cabin running every 15 minutes as a program of renovations to the RI tram...

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July 25, 2017
Durst Secures $1 Billion Loan Package
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Durst Secures $1 Billion Loan Package

The Durst Organization has secured a a $1 billion financing package from a group of lenders led by Citi Private Bank. The Real Deal reports that some of the $1 billion may be used for...

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July 19, 2017
Funding for Hallets Point Peninsula
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Funding for Hallets Point Peninsula

The Hallets Point Peninsula is due to get some major upgrades, courtesy of nearly $7.5 million in funding for capital projects, secured by District 22 Council Member Costa Constantinides. Constantinides secured $3 million for improvements...

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July 19, 2017
Mayor’s Town Hall Meeting
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Mayor’s Town Hall Meeting

On Wednesday July 19, Mayor de Blasio is holding a Town Hall meeting at P.S. 70, located at 30-44-43rd St., Astoria. Doors open at 6 p.m. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Doors close at...

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July 15, 2017
City Hall Resource Fair
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City Hall Resource Fair

Have you ever wished you could talk to the top officials at City Hall? Now is your chance: on Tuesday July 18 from 9 am to I pm, there will be a City Resource Fair...

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July 15, 2017
City of Water Day at Socrates Sculpture Park
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City of Water Day at Socrates Sculpture Park

On Saturday July 15, Socrates Sculpture Park is a partner for Waterfront Alliance’s City of Water Day 2017, an annual 5-borough event that is dedicated to fostering awareness, appreciation, and stewardship of our New York...

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July 11, 2017
Weeknight Summer Fun in Astoria Park
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Weeknight Summer Fun in Astoria Park

Almost time for Central Astoria LDC’s amazing Waterfront Concert and Movies on the Waterfront series in Astoria Park! The Waterfront Concerts will take place on Thursday evenings this summer at 7.30 pm. July 13, Strawberry...

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July 08, 2017
Astoria Park Pool is Open for Summer
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Astoria Park Pool is Open for Summer

When the temperature rises in the months of July and August, our neighborhood is fortunate to have the Astoria Park pool in which to cool off and swim away the heat of the summer. At...

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July 07, 2017
Whitey Ford Field Cleanup
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Whitey Ford Field Cleanup

On Saturday July 8th from 10 am to 1pm, join the Friends of Whitey Ford Field in a cleanup. The Friends will be picking up garbage, painting bleachers, and helping to beautify one of Astoria’s...

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July 06, 2017
July at the Noguchi Museum
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July at the Noguchi Museum

The Noguchi Museum is getting July off to a good start with a Community Day on Sunday July 2nd. Admission is free all day, from 11 am to 6 pm. Families with kids aged from...

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June 30, 2017
Weeknight Summer Fun in Astoria Park
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Weeknight Summer Fun in Astoria Park

Save the dates for Central Astoria LDC’s amazing Waterfront Concert and Movies on the Waterfront series in Astoria Park! The Waterfront Concerts will take place on Thursday evenings this summer: July 13, 20 and 27...

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June 24, 2017
NYC Planning's Flood Zone Resiliency
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NYC Planning’s Flood Zone Resiliency

We have an important presentation by Nilus Klingel from the NYC Department of City Planning: he will be talking about Flood Resiliency Planning and the Flood Resiliency Zoning Text Amendment (initially adopted in 2013 following Hurricane Sandy). City Planning will...

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June 15, 2017
Halletts Point Traffic Circulation Changes
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Halletts Point Traffic Circulation Changes

At the May OANA meeting, Keith Dumanski from the Durst Organization gave us a valuable update on the traffic circulation changes that will be happening as Phase 2 of the Halletts Point Development project gets...

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June 06, 2017
LIC Arts Stroll on June 17th
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LIC Arts Stroll on June 17th

The Long Island City Cultural Alliance (LICCA) is hosting an Arts Stroll on Saturday, June 17th. The stroll features guided tours of Socrates Sculpture Park, including the special exhibition Nari Ward: G.O.A.T., again; and a...

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June 06, 2017
Mount Sinai Queens Blood Drive
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Mount Sinai Queens Blood Drive

On Thursday June 27 from 7.30 am to 7.30 pm, you can help to save a life by donating blood. New York Blood Center vans will be across the street from Mount Sinai Queens all...

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June 06, 2017
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