LIC community struggles with first weekend of No. 7 train suspensions


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

All of Long Island City felt the pinch this past weekend as the community endured the first of more than a dozen weekends of No. 7 train suspensions.

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LIC community voices outrage against upcoming No. 7 train suspensions


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

Long Island City residents and business owners are telling the MTA enough is enough. The No. 7 train will soon be going through another round of suspensions causing it to not run in parts of western Queens and Manhattan for more than a dozen weekends this year, starting in the end of February, according to a notice from the MTA.

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Newly formed LIC Restaurant Association wants neighborhood to stand out from other areas


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Photo courtesy of Tal Shpantzer Photography-talfoto.com

As Long Island City continues to thrive, more than a dozen restaurants have come together to support one another and send the message that they are one of a kind. The eateries have formed the Long Island City Restaurant Association to promote the community, share stories, problems and tips to move forward. “Community building, that’s […]

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