Author: michaeldorgan

Market Rate Units in Gotham Point’s North Tower on LIC Waterfront Hit The Market

Jan. 30, 2023 By Michael Dorgan The Gotham Organization has announced that it has started leasing market-rate units in the largest of its two residential towers that have recently gone up on the Long Island City waterfront. The building, a 56-story complex known as the North Tower, forms part of the Gotham Point development and… Read more »

New Offshore Wind Site Acquired to Cleanly Power Ravenswood Generating Station

Offshore Wind Site Acquired to Cleanly Power Ravenswood Generating Station

Jan. 26, 2023 By Michael Dorgan, with additional reporting by Paul Frangipane The plan to transform the Ravenswood Generating Station into a clean energy hub has taken a big step forward with its operators announcing that they have acquired an offshore wind site to deliver power to the plant. Representatives of Rise Light & Power,… Read more »

Free Family Fun Day and Summer Camp Fair to Take Place in LIC Saturday

Jan. 25, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A family fun day will take place in Long Island City Saturday where parents will also get a chance to learn about upcoming children’s summer camps. The free event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. inside the Plaxall Gallery, located at 5-46 46th Ave., and a host… Read more »

WATCH: Woodside Attempted Robbery Suspect Busted in LIC After Police Car Chase

LIC Robbery Suspect (Photo by Michael Dorgan, Queens Post) (2)

Jan. 19, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A man in an SUV was arrested in Long Island City Wednesday night after being chased by several police vehicles following an attempted armed robbery in Woodside. The arrest was captured on video, exclusively by the Queens/LIC Post. Jimmy Aris, 36, was busted by cops – along with an… Read more »

Demonstrators in Sunnyside Protest Mayor’s Plan to Slash Library Budget

(Photo provided by Hailie Kim)

Jan. 18, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A city council candidate, library workers and students held a rally in Sunnyside Tuesday protesting the mayor’s proposal to cut millions of dollars from the city’s library system. The rally was held in front of Sunnyside Library, located at 43-06 Greenpoint Ave., where demonstrators held signs reading “budget cuts… Read more »

Luzzo’s Pizzeria in Long Island City Closes For Good

Luzzo's Pizzeria (Photo by Michael Dorgan, Queens Post)

Jan. 18, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A well-liked Italian pizzeria and restaurant in the Court Square section of Long Island City has closed. Luzzo’s, which was known for offering Neapolitan pizzas and pasta dishes, shuttered for good last week at 42-60 Crescent St., according to a social media post put out by the business on… Read more »