Author: Czarinna Andres


LIC Partnership to host networking night to kick off Summer of Sports campaign

July 10, 2024 By Queens Post News Team The Long Island City Partnership (LICP) invites business and community leaders to kick off its Summer of Sports campaign at a special networking night on Tuesday, July 30. The event will be held from 5-7 p.m. at QBK Sports, an indoor beach volleyball facility located at 41-20… Read more »

Greats of Craft brings rooftop vibes and speakeasy charm to Long Island City

July 10, 2024 By Jessica Militello Greats of Craft, which opened in Long Island City in May, has quickly become a standout destination. The venue at 10-15 43rd Ave. features a rooftop space, two versatile lounge areas perfect for daytime work or relaxation and a speakeasy called Bar Enzo, offering a private room with sweeping… Read more »

Long Island City gem M. Wells to bid farewell at year-end after 14 years

July 9, 2024 By Czarinna Andres M. Wells, the cherished Long Island City restaurant known for its Michelin-starred cuisine and unique ambiance, will close its doors at the end of this year. The restaurant just made the announcement, which comes exactly 14 years after it first opened in the summer of 2010. Located in a… Read more »

Blooming legacy: The timeless charm of LIC’s iconic fLorEsta

July 8, 2024 By Shane O’Brien When Juan Carlos Bermudez immigrated to the United States from Colombia 20 years ago, he had no dreams of following in his family’s footsteps and pursuing a career in floral design. And yet, Bermudez, who came to the US to work in a marketing firm, now owns and founded… Read more »

Rideshare drivers hold rally in Long Island City, protest Uber’s lockout tactics  

July 2, 2024 By Sabir Hasko Members of an advocacy group representing rideshare drivers held a rally outside Uber’s headquarters in Long Island City last week to protest the company’s practice of locking New York City drivers out of its app during low-demand periods. Wearing blue T-shirts and shouting, “No more lockouts,” the angry protesters… Read more »

Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens unveils youth mural inspired by borough’s clean energy transition

June 28, 2024 By Ramy Mahmoud and Queens Post Staff The Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens unveiled a vibrant, clean energy-inspired mural, designed and painted by children in their after-school program with the creative guidance of artists from the Community-Word Project, on Tuesday, June 18. The visual artists worked with children aged 6-14… Read more »

Council Member Won hosts packed town hall to shape ‘One LIC’ neighborhood plan for Long Island City

June 25, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Around 250 Long Island City residents attended a town hall hosted by Council Member Julie Won to share recommendations about the Long Island City Neighborhood Plan, “One LIC”, which aims to create a vision for the neighborhood encompassing affordable housing, job growth and public space investments.  The… Read more »

Noguchi Museum presenting a creative concert series featuring global artists

June 19, 2024 By Athena Dawson The Noguchi Museum is set to host a series of concerts on the second Sunday of each month through September. The museum has a decade-long partnership with Bang On A Can, an organization dedicated to innovative music programming, which brings live concerts to the museum’s first-floor galleries. The Noguchi… Read more »

Ottomanelli’s by the Water unveils second phase of community mural project

  June 17, 2024 By Ramy Mahmoud and Queens Post News Team Frank Ottomanelli, the owner of the popular Ottomanelli By the Water café at Hunter’s Point South Park, has launched the second phase of his community mural project. The project aims to beautify the Long Island City waterfront and promote the work of local… Read more »