The Long Island City community is sizzling, and it is only the beginning.
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]