Long Island City

Amazon LIC Headquarters
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan
November 17, 2018 - 12:42 pm
Residents, most of whom are black or Hispanic, expressed hope that there might be something for them in Amazon's hiring bonanza to offset the pressures of neighborhood gentrification. But they are taking the promised opportunity with a grain of salt.
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Long Island City
Press Association
November 14, 2018 - 7:59 am
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo rolled out the welcome mat for Amazon after it announced its plans to open its new headquarters in Queens – but some critics want that welcome mat rolled back up.
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Long Island City
1010 WINS
November 14, 2018 - 6:21 am
Much of the Queens neighborhood selected by Amazon for one of its new headquarters is in a federal "opportunity zone," a designation created by President Donald Trump's tax overhaul that offers developers potentially millions of dollars in capital gains tax breaks to invest in high-poverty, low-...
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Long Island City
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan
November 13, 2018 - 7:32 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- After rampant rumors last week, Amazon announced officially Tuesday that it has chosen Long Island City, Queens for its new headquarters. Amazon made an official announcement on Tuesday, and there's word government officials from both locations are planning announcement...
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Ramada in Long Island City.
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Mike Montone
October 30, 2018 - 9:18 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A woman was attacked and robbed at gunpoint inside a Long Island City, Ramada Inn on Monday night. Cops say four men put on masks before busting into the Crescent Street room. They threatened the 27-year-old woman inside with a gun, bound her with duct tap, then took off...
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Cocktails
Dreamstime
August 18, 2018 - 1:53 pm
The weekend is the perfect time for a cocktail. Luckily, the third annual New York Cocktail Expo is set for this Sunday in Queens.
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Cops are looking for a driver who knocked a man out in Queens.
NYPD
August 07, 2018 - 9:19 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A tourist visiting Queens is on life support, after knocking on the window of the wrong SUV. Sando Szabo flew in from Florida for a weekend wedding in Long Island City early Sunday morning, he was apparently looking for a car he'd called to take him back to his hotel when he...
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