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.
Each year the residents of western Queens, and Long Island City in particular, wonder anxiously how many weekends the MTA will shut down the No. 7 train. In past years, the MTA did not even provide advance warning, adding insult to injury. All the prior notice in the world, however, cannot ease the pain of the 22 weekend closures we face in 2014.
Not many small, privately owned restaurants in New York City can survive all of the changes that come along with the replacement of an executive chef, especially when those changes mean you will have to rebrand your entire restaurant concept, hoping to retain the former regulars, while acquiring new ones.
The city’s Department of Buildings (DOB) authorized construction of 18,095 residential units in 1,383 buildings in 2013, a 71 percent increase from the previous year, according to a New York Building Congress (NYBC) analysis.
A Long Island City-based comedian appeared on several Midwest television programs to show off his cooking talents as a leftovers expert. The only problem—his chef credentials were not real.
Long Island City’s Holocenter is bringing visitors a new view of the world with a brand new exhibit.
Local filmmakers now have a new place to call home in Long Island City.
Police have released photos of the suspect who allegedly punched a Hispanic man, then made anti-Mexican statements towards him on a No. 7 train.
A suspect allegedly assaulted a Hispanic man on a No. 7 train before making anti-Mexican statements towards him, cops said.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Tuesday: Generally cloudy. High 34. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy early followed by cloudy skies overnight. Low 24. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.