LIC Partnership

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/20/2014 at 7:37AM

TODAY’S FORECAST : Thursday: Sun and clouds mixed. High 54. Winds W at 15 to 25 mph. Thursday night: A clear sky. Low 34. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.

Long Island City lights up for the holidays
Long Island City lights up for the holidays
West Angy Altamirano 12/04/2013 at 4:10PM

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 [...]

LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market: One of a kind gifts, food and fun
LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market: One of a kind gifts, food and fun
LIC Flea Queens Courier Staff 11/29/2013 at 11:01AM

The LIC Flea & Food Market is back for a fun-filled holiday season. Starting Saturday, December 7, the LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market will feature a wide selection of Flea favorites and new vendors. Vendors will be selling food, jewelry, clothing, furniture, arts and crafts, antiques, collectibles and more. Shoppers can also buy fresh [...]

Vendors wanted for LIC Flea’s Holiday Market
Vendors wanted for LIC Flea’s Holiday Market
LIC Flea Maggie Hayes 11/14/2013 at 4:41PM

Calling all holiday shoppers and vendors – the LIC Flea & Food Market is here for another season. The newly-launched Long Island City market is opening indoors this December. Before opening day on December 7, the flea will be hosting a holiday party on December 5 to give everyone a sneak preview of the new, [...]

Free Wi-Fi in LIC expected to bring new business to neighborhood
West Angy Altamirano 10/08/2013 at 10:40AM

Long Island City is going wireless. Late last month, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced new plans to continue expanding wireless and broadband connectivity in New York City. These initiatives include free public Wi-Fi access in the five boroughs and evaluating broadband connectivity in office buildings. “If New York City is going to remain competitive in the [...]

LIC Partnership appoints new president
LIC Partnership appoints new president
Business Angy Altamirano 9/26/2013 at 4:46PM

The Long Island City Partnership has welcomed a new, yet experienced, president who will help the organization continue to thrive and build the growing area. Elizabeth Lusskin, currently chief of staff and vice president of Strategic Initiatives at Polytechnic Institute of New York University, was appointed on September 25. “This is a very special time [...]

LIC Partnership Executive Director to retire
LIC Partnership Executive Director to retire
Business Angy Altamirano 8/02/2013 at 4:50PM

After 14 years of dedicated service to the Long Island City community, Gayle Baron is celebrating her retirement. Baron is the Executive Director of the Long Island City Business Improvement District (BID) and President of the Long Island City Business Development Corporation (LICBDC). She helped lead the LICBDC in creating the BID in 2005, which [...]

City to install pedestrian signs in LIC
City to install pedestrian signs in LIC
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 7/03/2013 at 11:38AM

Finding your way around Long Island City is going to get easier. The Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced the first phase of installations for the city’s new pedestrian sign system, WalkNYC. The program will install 100 free-standing signs by the end of the year in four initial areas including Chinatown, Herald Square and the [...]

New outdoor market coming to Long Island City
New outdoor market coming to Long Island City
LIC Flea Angy Altamirano 4/17/2013 at 4:00PM

A new outdoor market overlooking the Midtown Manhattan skyline will be coming to Long Island City this June, bringing the community the best in food vendors, antiques, collectibles, art, crafts, fashion and much more. Located in a 24,000-square-foot lot at the corner of 5th Street and 46th Avenue, LIC FLEA & FOOD will operate every [...]

Courier hosts Power Breakfast on future of LIC’s tech boom
Courier hosts Power Breakfast on future of LIC’s tech boom
Networking Events Terence M. Cullen 10/12/2012 at 10:16AM

Seth Pinsky, president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), made clear that as business sectors based in the city move forward, technology will become more crucial. “As we like to say at EDC: whereas in the past the technology industry was a sector; increasingly, today, the economy itself is the tech sector.” [...]