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G Train service returns to Long Island City on Tuesday

August 29, By Michael Florio The G train will resume full service again on Tuesday, September 2, after being closed between Greenpoint and Long Island City for five weeks. The MTA shut down G service at the Greenpoint/Manhattan Ave, 21st/Jackson Avenue and Court Square stations in order to repair the tunnel that links those stations, […]

Dedicated cleanup crew hired to maintain Dutch Kills streets

August 29, By Michael Florio A cleaning crew has been hired to pick up trash on a commercial street that is on the border of Dutch Kills and Astoria. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer announced Thursday that two street cleaners started work Wednesday to sweep the streets and empty trash on 36th Avenue, between 27th Street […]

While Vernon Blvd thief remains at large, crime is way down

August 28, By Christian Murray While the suspect who broke in to three Vernon Boulevard restaurants this summer is still at large, the police report that no further incidents have taken place on the boulevard and that crime throughout the precinct is down. Captain Brian Hennessy, the commanding officer for the 108 police precinct, said […]

NEW TO THE MARKET – THE ONLY ONE BEDROOM FOR SALE AT L-HAUS

Contact Number/E-mail: 917.803.9223 Price/Rent: 719000We are pleased to invite you, to schedule a private viewing of this phenomenal one bedroom apartment inside the prestigious L-Haus in Long Island City. It is the only one-bedroom residence available in this elite building with a 15-year tax abatement. The light and elegant ambiance of this residence is created […]

Doggie daycare facility to open in Court Square next week

August 26, By Michael Florio Lucky Paws, a doggie daycare and boarding facility, is opening at 43-11 Crescent Street next week. The facility is owned and operated by Olivia Kaczmarek and her uncle Jay Iwanczuk who have been offering dog walking services until now. This will be their first physical location. Kaczmarek said that residents […]

Police and FDNY fish out three men from East River, none injured

August 25, By Christian Murray Two men in their 20s jumped into the East River from the piers at Gantry Plaza State Park a little after 8pm Monday, according to police. A good Samaritan jumped into the water to help one of the men who appeared to be struggling, while another onlooker called the police. […]

Rockrose’s Linc LIC is 100% leased, indicating that Court Square is a desired location

August 25, By Christian Murray Rockrose Development announced Monday that its 709 unit luxury tower–Linc LIC–has been fully leased and that construction is on track for its larger projects nearby. The real estate giant, which has some ambitious plans for the Court Square area, took about a year to fill the 43-10 Crescent Street complex—which […]

Van Bramer recounts the time his family was in a shelter, in aim to humanize the plight of the homeless

August 25, By Christian Murray Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer wrote an op-ed that was published in the Daily News Sunday that detailed how he and his family were homeless when he was a young boy. Van Bramer said his decision to write the op-ed was inspired by a series of meetings that he had recently […]

Speed bumps are finally installed on 5th Street

August 23, By Christian Murray The Department of Transportation delivered on its promise to convert 5th Street into a one way street—with speed bumps—by the time school reopened for the year. On Thursday, the DOT put down three speed bumps on 5th Street—with one located between 48th and 49th Avenues, another between 49th and 50th […]

Affordable Office Space in Long Island City

Contact Number/E-mail: mlebron@gmail.com Price/Rent: $690Office space available for rent. Excellent condition. Electricity and heat are INCLUDED!!!!! Perfect location in Long Island City right across the street from the Citi building in Court Square. ONE TRAIN STOP FROM MIDTOWN!!!! The office is approximately 250 sq. ft. and is located right next to the E, M, G, […]

Demolition of 5 Pointz–expected to take 3 months– started today

August 22, Staff Report The graffiti Mecca 5 Pointz is finally coming down– after more than a year of controversy surrounding its fate. A demolition crew came out this morning and started bulldozing a section of it down– in a job that is expected to take three months. Gerry Wolkoff, the developer who is erecting […]

Lincoln Center to host giant ‘silent’ disco party at Hunters Point South Park

August 22, By Christian Murray There is going to be a giant disco party under the stars at Hunters Point South Waterfront Park–one night next month. Lincoln Center is hosting a “silent disco’ on Friday, Sept 12, on the waterfront, which will be open to the public—and cater to about 500 party-goers who will be […]