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Best wishes and the biggest thing I made this year

Friends, Our work of the last two years is ready for the world. I hope you will use it to pull people and ideas together to achieve more in 2015. Cheers – Amol Big Thanks and Warm Wishes It’s been a big year for Knotable. Thank you for helping us build something that pulls people […]

LIC Kids Sing for Christmas

From the Queens Paideia School.

New Barber Shop at Court Square

New Barber Shop at Court Square

> The place is dope. Old School. On Pearson Street which is off the corner where Sage and Bank of America are.

Cornell gets that gorgeous old hospital

Cornell gets that gorgeous old hospital

The new Cornell campus gets that gorgeous building for their new campus. Hope they do something terrific with it.

Dope new barbershop on Pearson Street

Dope new barbershop on Pearson Street

Just south of Jackson Ave at the Court Square subway station there is…a dope new barbershop. Go there, ye olde timey men! [image: image.jpeg] > > >

Judging the global economy by empty lots

Judging the global economy by empty lots

This empty lot in LIC was a very busy parking lot. No more. Across from the Hunters Point Ave stop it is prime prime prime. And construction is imminent. What does it tell you about the global economy? A lot. Interest rates are low and banks are lending. Real estate prices are up and appraising […]

Dope new dining coming to Jackson ave

Dope new dining coming to Jackson ave

In the old Malu.

LIC’s own People Get Ready

On this great NPR podcast this week. People Get Ready. http://www.dinnerpartydownload.org/episodes/278/

NYS Pavilion in Lego

NYS Pavilion in Lego

The better LIC local pediatrician

The better LIC local pediatrician

So it’s flu season. Who should you try? You can’t easily go to the drug store for a kids flu shot, but that’s where you should go as an adult. For your kids, should pop into the local pediatrician? Don’t. They’ll start hassling you for medical history and transferring your files etc. (Read: please sign […]

Q is for Queens column in Queens Parent Magazine

Q is for Queens column in Queens Parent Magazine

On stands now.

LIC's skyline

LIC’s skyline

Accelerating rate of change too.

The Local hostel and bar and cafe

The place is dope. A freelancers delight. 44th Ave between 21st and 11th streets http://www.thelocalny.com

Q is for Queens --> Back It!

Q is for Queens –> Back It!

New Queens ABC book launched on Kickstarter. Back it and get one! And submit your ideas for all the great things from LIC and Queens that should be in it. Back it here Tweets about “”Q is for Queens””

The last old-fashioned block in Williamsburg

The last old-fashioned block in Williamsburg

Be ready Long Island City. :end

Astoria location: Goodfellas, 1990

http://fieldtripper.com/c/t1fVdTgz8HY/goodfellas-1990 Little known how much Goodfellas is rooted in Queens.

Ecuadorean consulate of Queens

Ecuadorean consulate of Queens

Conveniently close to SriPraphai. :end

Big towers filling up around Queens Plaza

Big towers filling up around Queens Plaza

Change continues. Big new ones underway too. :end

Coming soon apparently, Crowne plaza

Coming soon apparently, Crowne plaza

Near Queens Plaza and Court Square. A big one. :end

The Linc

The Linc

People actually live here now! Open for business. Wow. Also, note functioning junkyard next door. :end