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Restaurant owners to hold meeting to discuss recent burglaries

July 24, By Christian Murray A number of Long Island City business owners will be holding a meeting Tuesday to address the rash of burglaries that have taken place on Vernon Boulevard in the past month. The meeting will be held at Manducatus Rustica, which was one of three restaurants on Vernon Blvd. that were […]

LIC residents launch hyperlocal site called ‘Tenant King’

July 23, By Michael Florio There is a new way for Long Island City residents to meet their neighbors. Tenant King, a website that launched earlier this year, provides residents with the opportunity to connect online with fellow tenants/property owners through a private network of verified users. The website, co-founded by three LIC residents, allows […]

90-year-old robbed outside Stop and Shop on 48th Street

July 22, By Michael Florio The police are seeking the public’s assistance in finding a suspect who they say robbed a 90-year-old man’s wallet, before making him drive to two ATM machines and take out money. The incident occurred on Friday in front of a Stop and Shop located at 34-51 48th Street. The victim […]

G train service shuts down in LIC until September

July 21, By Christian Murray The G train will shut down for five weeks between Greenpoint and Long Island City starting Friday. The Court Square and 21st/Jackson Avenue stations in Long Island City and the Greenpoint Avenue station in Brooklyn will be closed from Friday, July 25, at 10:30 p.m. through to Tuesday, Sept. 2, […]

5 Pointz to be completely demolished by October, with wrecking ball coming out in two weeks

By Christian Murray The iconic 5 Pointz graffiti mecca will be completely flattened by the end of October if the developer’s plans pan out. Jerry Wolkoff, who aims to put up two residential towers in its place, said today that the demolition of the building is scheduled to start in about two weeks and should […]

Work of Looney Tunes director to go on display at Museum of Moving Image starting Saturday

July 16, By Michael Florio Meep! Meep! A new exhibit, “What’s Up Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones,” is opening at the Museum of Moving Image this Saturday, which will pay tribute to the work of the famous animation director who helped put together the popular Looney Tunes series. Jones is credited with perfecting […]

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3 Bed / 2 Baths

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2 Bed/1 Bath

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Rockaway Brewing aims to sell beer by the can, but first needs funding

July 15, By Michael Florio A local brewery is calling for community assistance to help it grow. Rockaway Brewing Company, located at 46-01 5th Street, launched a 30-day Kickstarter campaign last month, in hopes of raising $30,000 to purchase a semi-automated canning line. The brewery is looking to buy a machine where it can feed […]

Cafe to open on 11th Street by the end of July

July 14, By Christian Murray A high-end coffee shop is expected to open on the corner of 44th Drive and 11th Street by the end of the month. The café, to be called The Mill, will be owned by Chip Brian and Mike Daddio who own several construction/design businesses that are located inside the 44-16 […]

Burglar left LIC Bar empty handed after discovering worker, while residents just walk by ransacked Manducatis Rustica

July 11, By Christian Murray Brian Porter, the owner of LIC Bar, is very fortunate that his cleaner likes to work the early shift—around the same time that the perpetrator of a number of Vernon Blvd burglaries likes to ply his trade. The suspect who broke into Porter’s bar on July 4 was inside the […]

Three bars/restaurants broken into on Vernon Blvd, police release suspect’s image

July 10, By Christian Murray A burglar has broken into a number of bars and restaurant along Vernon Boulevard in the past month taking off with cash and electronics. Captain Brian Hennessy, the commanding officer at the 108 Police Precinct, said that three establishments had been broken into overnight in the past month—namely Manducatis Rustica, […]