LIC Cultural Institutions Benefit from Budget

June 30, By Jackie Strawbridge

The City’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget will have particular impact on cultural programming within Long Island City.

The City Council approved the $78.5 billion budget on Friday.

Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, who represents Long Island City and chairs the Council’s Cultural Affairs Committee,…

Condo Tower To Rise Across From PS1

June 30, By Jackie Strawbridge

The recent $43.5 million sale of a taxi lot on Jackson Avenue will pave the way for a new luxury condominium tower, according to brokers.

Adam America Real Estate purchased the site, located at 22-12 Jackson Avenue,…

New development to go up on 47th Road

June 26, Staff Report

A four-story, 14 unit residential building is planned for 47th Road, according to filings with the Department of Buildings Wednesday.

The property, located at 5-25 47th Road, is currently home to a single-story warehouse that is likely to be demolished.…

Luxury Condo Building Planned For Jackson Avenue

June 25, By Jackie Strawbridge

A luxury condo building is planned to rise in the heart of Hunters Point.

Plans were filed with the Department of Buildings Wednesday for a seven-story, 21-unit building at 10-64 Jackson Avenue.

All of the units are slated to be luxury condos,…

95 Percent of 20,000 Apartments Planned to be Rental

June 24, By Jackie Strawbridge

Developers are continuing to build rental buildings at a rapid clip, as their interest in constructing condos in Long Island City remains tepid.

At the LIC Partnership’s second annual LIC Summit Tuesday, business owners,…

MoMA’s ‘Warm Up’ kicks off Saturday

June 22, By Michael Florio

A popular LIC summer music series is set to return this weekend.

Warm Up, the summer music series hosted by MoMA PS1, is kicking off its 18th year this Saturday and will run every Saturday—from 3 pm to 9pm– until Sept.…

Queens Park Enforcement Left to Fewer than 30 officers

June 22, By Jackie Strawbridge

With the New York City Parks Department having less than 30 employees in Queens to enforce crime and park rules, residents are grappling with the Sisyphean task of keeping the borough’s green space safe and clean.…