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Op-Ed: Why Long Island City needs to expand its Business Improvement District

Sept. 22, 2023 By Andrew Yuan and Pei Yin Cheong City government can be opaque. It’s sometimes hard to see the direct result of the money we pay for taxes. Not so with the Business Improvement Districts, or BIDs, which are funded by assessments on property owners that vary from neighborhood to neighborhood. You can… Read more »

Very Good Gym gears up for its one-year anniversary in Long Island City

Sept. 20, 2023 By Nevine Salameh Very Good Gym’s second location is extending an invitation to its clients and the public for a lively celebration as the gym is preparing to celebrate its one-year anniversary on Sept. 30. The gym is encouraging families to head to its Long Island City location at 10-14 47th Road… Read more »

Stylish new bar/restaurant opens on Long Island City waterfront

Sept. 20, 2023 By Michael Dorgan An elegantly styled new bar/restaurant has opened on the Long Island City waterfront offering craft cocktails and an elevated twist on American classic comfort foods. The new establishment, called The Waterfront Club, opened Sept. 8 and is located on the ground floor of 4720 Center Blvd., a 32-story apartment… Read more »

Queens organizations secure nearly $1.9 million in funding for revitalization efforts

Sept. 15, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Several Community-Based Development Organizations (CBDOs) and Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in Queens have secured nearly $1.9 million in grants to help revitalize and improve the neighborhoods where they operate. The Queens organizations, which include groups such as Woodside on the Move and the Long Island City Partnership, are among… Read more »

More Manhattan residents are migrating to Long Island City: report

Sept. 13, 2023 By Ethan Marshall According to a report put together by Modern Spaces, there is a recent trend of buyers moving from Manhattan to Long Island City. Modern Spaces credits this change to Long Island City becoming a prime residential location, offering a suburban lifestyle with urban touches, but without the intense bustle… Read more »