TODAY’S FORECAST: Monday: A good deal of sunshine. High near 35. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night: A few passing clouds, otherwise generally clear. Low 28. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
Long Island City
The popular Long Island City flea market will celebrate its grand re-opening for the 2014 season on Saturday, April 5 and Sunday, April 6 at the same outdoor lot by the waterfront at the corner of 5th Street and 46th Avenue.
The MTA has announced the G line will be shut down for five weeks, including weekdays and weekends, starting on July 28 with service suspended between the Nassau Avenue and Court Square stations.
One Long Island City neighborhood’s name is at the center of a battle brewing between two local bars.
A potential decrease in funding to Industrial Business Zones could make it difficult to attract manufacturing businesses to the city in the future, and impact businesses already here.
Fire officials pulled the body of a 51-year-old Long Island City woman out of the East River Saturday morning, police said.
The Long Island City community is asking for the public’s help in finding the driver who fled the scene after fatally hitting a 64-year-old man on Northern Boulevard last Friday.
A duo of Brooklyn artists hope their recent stop in Long Island City will help open the door to a solution.
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.