Block Festival Showcases LIC Food And Culture

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Vernon Boulevard will buzz this Saturday during LIC Springs!, a community block festival organized by the Long Island City Partnership. The Long Island City Partnership advocates for the economic development of Long Island City. Its focus is on the area as a mixed-used community, meaning it promotes development in a […]

No Disruption To 7 Trains For Festivals

Last week, the MTA announced that 7 train service between Queensborough Plaza and Times Square would be available during the weekend of May 17-18, a big weekend for Long Island City events. According to a statement from the Long Island City Partnership, the area is expected to draw significant visitors from throughout the City for […]

LIC Flea Is Back For The Holidays

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer The Long Island City Flea and Food is back after a successful summer run, to feature a holiday market with more than 75 vendors. The market’s kickoff took place on Dec. 7 and it will continue to operate on Dec. 14-15 and Dec. 21-22, starting from 10 a.m. till 6 […]

Wi-Fi Coming to LIC

To ensure the City grows as a global hub of technology and innovation, Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to a leave a tech-savvy legacy behind, by launching free public wireless networks in certain parts of the five boroughs, in collaboration with the New York City Economic Development Corporation. One of the 10 commercial districts chosen is […]