Big Apple Circle cancels season after fund-raising fails

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Big Apple Circus, a beloved non-profit that entertained families for decades, won’t be coming back for the 2016-17 season after not meeting its $2 million fund-raising goal. The New York staple has entertained families since 1977 with annual performances in Cunningham Park in Fresh Meadows and Lincoln Center in Manhattan.

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Here’s what the $10M-$20M NYC investment sales market looked like last week – Babaev

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From left: 187-20 Union Turnpike in Fresh Meadows, Meir Babaev and 103 St. Marks Place in the East Village

 

1.) The Hudson Pointe at Riverdale Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in the Bronx sold for $19.9 million. SentosaCare, New York’s largest for-profit nursing home, acquired the facility and an adjacent vacant lot along Henry Hudson Park. It’s the latest of several pricey buys SentosaCare made in the area. Most recently, Sentosa acquired the nonprofit Jewish Home at 100 West Kingsbridge Road for $110 million and it operates at least 25 other facilities across the state, according to ProPublica, which investigated the company’s record of violations and complaints last year.

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Donald Trump’s New York: From the GOP candidate’s Queens roots to Manhattan legacy

Donald Trump was born in Queens and began lessons on work ethic as a young boy shadowing his father, Fred Trump. (Credit: Donald Trump via Facebook)

Donald Trump was born in Queens and began lessons on work ethic as a young boy shadowing his father, Fred Trump. (Credit: Donald Trump via Facebook)

While his life may not be like the average New Yorker, Donald Trump has countless ties to the city.

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Donald Trump’s Estate’s Through The Years (Pre-White House)

Donald Trump's Estate's Through The Years

Mogul Donald Trump’s real estate success has been “huuuge.” But the 2016 GOP presidential nominee can’t build or buy his ultimate prize—the White House. That’s up to voters. As he campaigns, deals and tweets his way closer to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, here’s the riches-to-riches story of his career path—a homespun tale of the less-than-humble apprentice who’s one house short of the presidency.

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Yanks, Con Edison honor teen

Yanks, Con Edison honor teen

Ethan Chen, center, 14, of Jamaica Estates is one of seven kids to be honored at Yankee Stadium for the 49th annual Con Edison Yankees Kids program.

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Mary Louis students honored for community service

Mary Louis students honored for community service

Students and faculty from the Service Learning and Leadership Program at Mary Louis Academy join Camelot Board of Directors Treasurer Rose Scalia (far left) and others in celebrating the students for their community service.

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Keeping Your Home Guttering Clean

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Cleaning gutters is not something that anyone likes to do. This is because it is quite a tedious job. But cleaning the gutters of your home is essential for maintaining your home.  After all, the clogged gutters of your house can play havoc with the drainage system of your home and harm it.

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Three Charged in St. John’s University Dorm Armed Robbery

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Three Queens men were charged in an armed robbery at St. John’s University.

QUEENS — The Queens District Attorney charged three Queens men Thursday for an armed burglary at St. John’s University.

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Celebrities from Queens

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Judd Apatow was born in Flushing, Queens.

New York City is where dreams are made of and stars are born.

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In Trump’s hometown, a struggle to understand the man who wants to be president

Donald trump spent his formative years in this towering colonial in Jamaica Estates. The 20-room structure was built by Trump’s father, Fred Trump.

Donald trump spent his formative years in this towering colonial in Jamaica Estates. The 20-room structure was built by Trump’s father, Fred Trump.

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