Listen And Laugh In LIC This Weekend

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Music and comedy join forces this weekend at Creek and Cave in Long Island City. Funny Songs Fest, a comedic music festival beginning tonight and running through Saturday, is the City’s only such event. According to festival creator Jessica Delfino, “the inspiration for starting Funny Songs Fest came from not […]

Committee Chairs Found Under the Tree

It seems as though a certain new Mayor has been playing Santa Claus in order to get his preferred City Council Speaker. According to sources close to the situation, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has promised a number of committee leadership posts to City Council members in order to guarantee that Melissa Mark-Viverito is named Speaker […]

Toy Drive Distribution

      On Dec. 19, Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Fresh Meadows) joined Santa Claus to give out toys to more than 200 autistic children at the Lifeline Center for Child Development in Jamaica. The gifts all came from a toy drive held by Weprin’s office. The kids were thrilled for the chance to meet St. […]

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 […]