A view of the New York skyline from Hunter's Point South

Launch of Citi Bike in Hunters Point South on Aug 5th

Posted on 8/4/2015 by New Yorker

The much anticipated expansion of Citi Bike into areas of the city previously not served by the bike-sharing scheme will kick off tomorrow with Hunter's Point South being the first station to launch its Citi Bike docking station. According to the LIC Post the Department of Transportation is cutting the ribbon on the first Long Island City station, which is also the first in the borough of Queens.

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Citibike coming soon to Hunters Point South

Posted on 7/24/2015 by New Yorker

Citibike has announced that it will be coming soon to Hunters Point including Hunter's Point South as part of its expansion into the Long Island City neighborhood in the borough of Queens. The expansion, announced earlier today by New York mayor Bill de Blasio, Department of Transportation Commissioner, Polly Trottenberg and Motivate CEO Jay Walder, will include the establishment of 12 new stations in Queens by the end of 2015.

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Hunter's Point among 10 finalists for Floating Pool

Posted on 7/21/2015 by New Yorker

First pitched several years ago by a group of friends, the idea of a floating pool in the midst of the heavily polluted New York City waterways is moving closer towards becoming a reality for New Yorkers. Thanks to the team behind +POOL and the success of two Kickstarter campaigns, the development of the world’s first water-filtering, floating pool has just reached the next step and Hunter's point South is on the list of locations under consideration to become its future home.

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Phase 2 of Hunters Point South Park expansion set to begin

Posted on 7/15/2015 by New Yorker

What is now considered by many to be one of the most beautiful parks in New York City, is about to become even more beautiful as the City prepares to begin work on an amazing $100 million expansion of the waterfront wonder.

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Hunter's Point South to host Macy's July 4th Fireworks

Posted on 7/4/2015 by Big Apple Writer

This 4th of July, all eyes are going to be on Hunter’s Point South as the neighborhood's newly built and priced city park will be the official staging area of Macy's 4th of July Fireworks. After years of negotiations to get the festive display back to the East River and losing the prime viewing spot to more southerly borrows last year, Long Island City today will take the lead in the showcasing of the annual fireworks extravaganza, both in offering unobstructed views of the show as well as being the staging area and "command center" for the official Macy’s event and its national broadcast.

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Hunters Point South Development welcomes first residents

Posted on 5/19/2015 by Big Apple Writer

On 15 May, several months after more than 93,000 people submitted their applications for the affordable housing apartments on the waterfront of Long Island City, the first lucky chosen residents of the 925 units in the 32-story Hunters Point South Crossing and 37-story Hunters Point South Commons moved into the smaller building.

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HuntersPointSouth.com is a free resource designed to provide visitors with information about the new and exciting Hunter's Point neighborhood in Long Island City New York, including the Hunter's Point South Development, Hunter's Point Parks, including both Gantry Plaza State Park and Hunters Point South Waterfront Park, the surrounding areas, events, and the incredible views of the Manhattan skyline. The website serves as a complete guide to the Hunter's Point community for New Yorkers and tourists alike.

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