The Long Island City site which once was home to the graffiti mecca known as 5Pointz could soon be gone.
The city’s Vision Zero traffic safety plan will be implemented at two highly trafficked Queens thoroughfares where collisions have claimed more than 20 lives in the last six years, officials said.
A duo of Brooklyn artists hope their recent stop in Long Island City will help open the door to a solution.
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.
Through ribbons of water-based paint, entities reserved to be seen under a microscope are visible. Ellen Schneiderman draws from the world we know at it’s most basic level, subterranian, with elements of biology, archaeology and microcosmic forces taking shape. Flowing lava, a magnified leaf and the trenches of the ocean meet the surface of the Earth [...]
Rabbi Zev Wineberg and his wife Rivka arrived in Long Island City four years ago. Since then, the western Queens neighborhood has expanded – bringing new buildings, new people and new needs. One such need in the neighborhood is a space that community members can utilize for all types of gatherings – both religious and [...]