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Beach Plum Week is Coming

by Meg Cotner

Today I was tipped off to the existence of Beach Plum Week in Long Island City. What are beach plums? They are tiny, slightly tart plums (1/2 inch to an (…)

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Cinema Soiree Fun

by Meg Cotner

Last night I stopped by the Cinema Soiree at Hell Gate Social. As we’ve mentioned, this was a fundraiser for the Outdoor Cinema series at Socrates Sculpture Park. It’s a (…)

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Waterfront Vision Plan Reception

by Meg Cotner

A while back , we told you about a series of neighborhood listening sessions about the Astoria/LIC waterfront, organized by Green Shores and the Trust for Public Land. The sessions (…)

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Newtown Creek Cruise

by Meg Cotner

We were recently made aware of a really interesting event coming up – a cruise along Newtown Creek. Newtown Creek is, of course, the waterway (it’s an estuary, just like (…)

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