Leasing for the retail spaces in real estate company TF Cornerstone’s East Coast Development, a mixed-use project of six buildings located on the Long Island City waterfront, has been completed by Winick Realty Group.
2013 was a groundbreaking market for the Long Island City multi-family market. New developments attracted much of the press, but behind the scenes, private transactions volume grew while prices increased significantly. Long Island City Development 2013 saw multiple deliveries of new multi-family properties and 2014 looks to be similar. Two thousand new units are projected […]
The Long Island City community came together to welcome the holidays and make the season bright. Over 100 residents young and old gathered with local elected officials and community leaders on Tuesday night to celebrate the holidays by lighting festive snowflakes along Vernon Boulevard. Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer worked together with JetBlue to a secure […]
One Long Island City business is hanging on a cliff, waiting to get the thumbs up to open shop again. The rock climbing facility, called The Cliffs, was temporarily closed after receiving a vacate order on October 25. The building did not have a valid certificate of occupancy, according to the Department of Buildings (DOB). […]
Police are looking for a man who they say tried to rob a woman in Long Island City Sunday. The suspect approached the 47-year-old victim near 44th Drive and 11th Street around 3:45 a.m., punched her in the face and attempted to steal her purse, said cops. He then fled without the handbag. Minor injuries […]
A man has been arrested for raping a woman after breaking into her Long Island City home and the suspect is no stranger, according to police and published reports. Andres Santana, 30, entered the 22-year-old victim’s room around 3:50 a.m. Wednesday, waking her at knifepoint, and proceeded to rape the woman, said authorities. Her father, […]
More performing artists will soon call LIC home. On Tuesday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg cut the ribbon on Spaceworks LIC, located at 33-02 Skillman Avenue. The new 3,800-square-foot rental location is a pilot site for Spaceworks, a nonprofit organization, and includes three rehearsal rooms for dance and theater, and one music studio. “Arts and culture is […]
Long Island City seniors are waiting for fixes to be made to their senior center, and have been doing so for three years. Funds allocated to fix various problems at the Jacob Riis Settlement House at the Queensbridge Houses have yet to be put to use, and now the community wants answers as to why. […]