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LIC Waterfront 5K returns to Long Island City this summer

Feb. 5, 2024 By Staff Report Get your running shoes ready because the annual LIC Waterfront 5K is set to make a return to the streets and parks of Long Island City this summer. The Hunters Point Parks Conservancy (HPPC), a nonprofit organization that helps maintain and activate the waterfront parks, has officially announced the… Read more »

Long Island City Partnership kicks off month-long Lunar New Year festival celebrating Year of the Dragon at Red Sorghum Restaurant

Feb. 1, 2024 By Shane O’Brien The Long Island City Partnership (LICP) launched its annual Lunar New Year business festival Wednesday at the newly-opened Red Sorghum restaurant on Jackson Avenue.  The event marks the beginning of a month-long LIC Lunar New Year celebration honoring the area’s rapidly growing Asian population and saluting the Year of… Read more »

Hunters Point Parks Conservancy secures grants to enhance Gantry Plaza State Park in Long Island City

Jan. 24, 2024 By Czarinna Andres The Hunters Point Parks Conservancy (HPPC), a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the waterfront parks in Long Island City, has been awarded two grants totaling $35,636 to enhance Gantry Plaza State Park. The first grant, announced earlier this month, is for $10,625 and will be directed toward acquiring additional… Read more »