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This Saturday, This Sunday, M. Wells

Shot by Jesse Winter M. Wells is doing a brunch this Saturday and a BBQ this Sunday. All are welcome. Gianna Cerbone-Teoli, who owns and operates Manducatis Rustica in LIC, has let us live at her restaurant during our long limbo. We cook there and do business there, drinking wine by the jugs and messing […]

New Inventions Of The Day And Chicken Thieves In 1888 – Western Queens Gazette

Kodak Camera advertisement c. 1888, Roosevelt Island, originally called Blackwell Island and a Civil War era Gatling gun. Get into a conversation with a longtime Queens resident and you’re likely to discover a former subscriber of the Long Island Star Journal, a daily paper that informed the community about local and world news until […]

Gypsy Rose Loses Second Liquor License Bid – Western Queens Gazette

The voices of local lawmakers, civic leaders and residents must have reverberated last week with officials at the State Liquor Authority (SLA) who rejected a second application by the owners of a Long Island City strip club for a liquor license. A coalition of elected officials, area residents and business owners led by Councilmember […]

Immigration Office Opens In LIC – Western Queens Gazette

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney welcomed elected officials to the opening of the new U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) center in Long Island City. The center is the first of its kind to open outside of Manhattan. On January 20, Congressmember Carolyn Maloney joined U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas, New York […]

Atrium at LIC Arts Center

Home to Paedeia School, Secret Theater, studios, Ballet, Music School and more. At 23rd and 44th Rd.

Watch a Giant Tunnel Boring Machine Blast a Hole Through New York City – Gizmodo

Watching a 642-ton, 300-foot-long Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) bust a hole from Manhattan to Long Island City reminds me of the tunnel cleaners in Labrinyth. Except, instead of David Bowie singing, it’s Long Island City commuters. The TBM is one of two tunnelers burrowing their way under Manhattan, with braces built as the tunneler Dig […]

Bulldogs make their case – TimesLedger

Enlarge this image Print this story Facebook this Tweet this Digg this Del.icio.us Email to a friend Arthur Santanna hears it all the time. Queens is soft. Queens A West is one of the weakest divisions in the city. Star Aaron Williams isn’t around anymore to bail out Long Island City, last year’s PSAL Class […]

The City Council’s ‘free’ cash – New York Post

Pork is better for clogging arteries than clearing them, which is why City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer’s plan to ease service outages on the 7 train with member-item grease is fraught, to say the least. Van Bramer (D-Queens) offered to pay for 11 weekends of express shuttle buses between Long Island City and […]

February 1-14, Shop in the US from any Country and Receive Valentine’s Day … – MarketWatch (press release)

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ – Valentine’s Day shoppers who want to ship gifts overseas can take advantage of […]

The City Council’s ‘free’ cash – New York Post

Pork is better for clogging arteries than clearing them, which is why City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer’s plan to ease service outages on the 7 train with member-item grease is fraught, to say the least. Van Bramer (D-Queens) offered to pay for 11 weekends of express shuttle buses between Long Island City and […]

February 1-14, Shop in the US from any Country and Receive Valentine’s Day … – MarketWatch (press release)

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ – Valentine’s Day shoppers who want to ship gifts overseas can take advantage of […]