Bill Aims To Clear Up Court Square Street Confusion

July 31, By Jackie Strawbridge

The streets on either side of the Long Island City Courthouse are slated to be renamed to eliminate confusion.

Both are short streets stretching from either side of the Courthouse to Sunnyside Yards, and both are currently named Court Square.…

Free Shakespeare Comes To Western Queens Parks

July 30, By Jackie Strawbridge

Shakespeare will travel across Western Queens for the next two weeks, courtesy of the Borough-based Hip to Hip Theatre Company.

Starting Friday evening, productions of “The Merchant of Venice” and “The Merry Wives of Windsor” will make stops in Sunnyside,…

Literary Festival To Take Over LIC Bar This Weekend

July 30, By Jackie Strawbridge

LIC Bar will serve as the home of the Queens literature world this weekend.

Poets, mystery writers, spoken word artists and more will share their talents inside the bar, in an event presented by the open mic/performance series The Inspired Word.…

Final Funding For Hunters Point Library Announced

July 28, By Jackie Strawbridge

With a total of $33 million secured for the construction of the Hunters Point Community Library, the long-planned project is starting to rise on the Long Island City waterfront.

Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer joined community members,…

Citi Bike Coming To Queens In August

July 24, By Jackie Strawbridge

Citi Bike’s highly anticipated expansion into western Queens will begin in early August, the Department of Transportation announced Friday.

Through the expansion, Long Island City will get 12 Citi Bike stations this year.

New stations will also come to the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Greenpoint,…