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LIC Electeds Reject City’s Plan to Build 1,000 Units on Public Land, Rally Planned

Feb. 19, 2018 By Nathaly Pesantez The city’s current plan to bring a massive mixed-use project on public land along the Hunters Point waterfront has been rejected by Long Island City’s elected leaders. Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer and Assemblymember Cathy Nolan say that the Economic Development Corp’s plan to build 1,000 residential units (25 percent… Read more »

9 Story, 158-Unit Building Proposed Across Former 5Pointz Site

Feb. 15, 2018  By Nathaly Pesantez Permits have been filed for a nine-floor residential building just across the former 5Pointz site in Court Square. The proposed building would rise to a height of 119 feet at 45-57 Davis St., and is set to hold 158 units in over 106,500 square feet of space, building records… Read more »

Tickets Go on Sale For Dessert Festival in Long Island City Next Month

Feb. 14, 2018 By Nathaly Pesantez A dessert festival is heading to Long Island City next month in a four-day event featuring over 20 sweets vendors. Dessert Goals, the name of the fest, will take place at the Sound River Studios on 44th Drive on March 17 and 18, and again the following week on… Read more »

Mexican Restaurant to Open at Former Re Pub LIC 50 Site Next Month

Feb. 14, 2018 By Nathaly Pesantez A Mexican restaurant with roots in Woodside is planning on opening just off Vernon Boulevard in the coming weeks. Corazon de Mexico, the name of the new restaurant, will open at 10-09 50th Ave., taking over the site occupied by Re Pub LIC 50 until 2016. The restaurant will… Read more »

Report: Citylights Offers Good Value, Despite High Maintenance Costs

Feb. 13, 2018 By Christian Murray The average price paid for a coop in Citylights has gone up by more than 75 percent over the past 12 years–to $645,000 in 2017–according to a new report. Patrick W. Smith, a broker with Stribling and a Long Island City resident, has released “The City Lights Market Report… Read more »