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Scenes all around LIC

Scenes all around LIC

The more things change the more the pockets of isolation and beauty remain – http://flic.kr/p/s3Gg4f

Gorgeous public art on Jackson Ave by #skeindreamz

Gorgeous public art on Jackson Ave by #skeindreamz

LICNYC sign from the 7 train. (vintage)

LICNYC sign from the 7 train. (vintage)

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LIC Skyline from 5 Ptz. (vintage, circa 2005)

LIC Skyline from 5 Ptz. (vintage, circa 2005)

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2,000 new apartments getting built

LIC real estate is about to double in value and intensity. Expect…Amazon sameday and Citibikes to notice. 50 pictures from the 2015 03 LIC Building Boom Thank Putin and Janet Yellen!

Peruvian! Go here!

Peruvian! Go here!

Jora on 11th street.

Sad dead trees on 11th street

Sad dead trees on 11th street

It happened. Some jerk wiped out five trees in a wild drive. 11th street mourns you oh trees.

Pink Sculpture, Rainbow Sculpture and Yellow Bird

Pink Sculpture, Rainbow Sculpture and Yellow Bird

It took years for the community to axe the kinda-tired yellow fence sculpture in LIC’s Murray Playground. The battle is pitched for the Jackson Ave streetscape. The pink sculpture proposed seems to be unpopular with local curmudgeons and hipsters. One made his own rainbow shed on Jackson Ave. http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/03/18/nyregion/a-pink-sculpture-in-long-island-city-brings-questions-over-the-use-of-tax-dollars.html?referrer= The original NYT piece above. Pictures, […]

Queens Night Market

An awesome project. Let’s make it happen! Queens Night Market queensnightmarket.com/

The newest development site

The newest development site

Right next to the Hunterspoint 7 stop. This site is sold. Start your engines!

Review: Rachel HVAC Mechanical Service

From Yelp– Dishonest company. They probably have various mechanics who work different territories. The guy we have dealt with multiple times is Ivan who works Queens / LIC Area. Danger. The guy is super nice. Tells a nice story. He has gotten in with our buildings super so he always shows up magically whenever there […]

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