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Bike Share Comes to L.I.C.
Bike Share Comes to L.I.C.
News Michael Pantelidis 5/15/2012 at 3:35PM

The city recently opted to “share” its bikes with the borough. The Department of Transportation (DOT) and Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer announced on May 11 that “Citi Bike,” New York’s bicycle share program, will add 10 stations in Long Island City – building upon the locations currently planned in Manhattan and Brooklyn. “Citi Bike,” which [...]

Citi’s Team USA shows Olympic pride in L.I.C.
Citi’s Team USA shows Olympic pride in L.I.C.
News Michael Pantelidis 4/25/2012 at 11:19AM

Olympic pride was on full display in Long Island City last week. To commemorate the 100-day countdown to this summer’s Olympic Games in London, Citi’s Team USA Flag Tour visited the bank’s site in L.I.C. on April 18. Paralympian Kari Miller, who plays sitting volleyball, and Olympian swimmer Cullen Jones – both members of Team [...]

Kids meet former Mets’ hurler John Franco
Kids meet former Mets’ hurler John Franco
News Alexa Altman 12/07/2011 at 12:52PM

Thirteen-year-old Joseph Santana stood in line wearing an oversized striped Mets jersey, clutching a cobalt blue baseball cap. He bobbed excitedly as the line grew shorter, anticipating his turn. When he reached the front of the line, he thrust the cap at former Mets relief pitcher John Franco, who scribbled his signature in black Sharpie [...]