Colorful Zig-Zags To Decorate Vernon Blvd Barriers

October 6, By Jackie Strawbridge

Fifty volunteers will paint a zig-zagged blue, pink and green mural over Vernon Boulevard’s concrete bike lane protectors this week.

The mural will stretch between 31st Avenue and 40th Avenue, covering 1,080 feet of the concrete barrier along Vernon Boulevard’s protected bike lane.…

Casa Enrique, M. Wells Steakhouse win coveted Michelin star

October 2, Staff Report

Michelin Travel Publications rolled out its New York City’s 2016 Michelin Guide Wednesday, and two out of the 76 area restaurants that earned the highly sought honor—a star–are from Long Island City.

Casa Enrique, the Mexican restaurant located at 5-48 49thAve,…

LIC Children’s Carnival Still On This Weekend

October 1, By Jackie Strawbridge

New City Church’s second annual family carnival at Hunters Point South Park will take place as scheduled on Saturday, with hopes that a looming storm will miss the festivities.

The free LIC Community Carnival will run Saturday from 11 a.m.…

Max Sentence Raised For Subway Masturbators

Sept. 29, By Jackie Strawbridge

Subway masturbators will face harsher sentences starting in November, now that a new law has been signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Currently, first-time offenders who subject another person to sexual contact on public transit can receive a maximum sentence of ninety days in prison or one year of probation.…

Man jumps to his death off Court Square building

Sept. 29, Staff Report

A 35-year-old man jumped off the roof of a Court Square apartment building to his death last night.

The police were called to 42-77 Hunter Street at about 9:30 pm Monday and discovered the man lying face up on the street,…