Tag: LIC

New retail tenants coming to Jasper’s $370M development in Long Island City

Jun. 14, 2024 By Czarinna Andres June 14, 2024 By Czarinna Andres A new $370 million mixed-use development is on the verge of completion in Long Island City, with more than 64 percent of its 33,000 square feet of retail space already leased. Jasper, located at 49-20 5th Street, is an expansive 484,000-square-foot project that… Read more »

CinemaLIC to kick off its 10th season at Hunter’s Point South Park with ‘Barbie’ screening June 22

Jun. 14, 2024 By Czarinna Andres June 14, 2024 By Czarinna Andres The Hunters Point Parks Conservancy (HPPC) has announced the return of its popular outdoor movie series, CinemaLIC, to Hunter’s Point South Park for its milestone tenth year. HPPC’s summer movie program features six days of films in the waterfront park, kicking off with… Read more »

New York becomes first state to offer Inflation Reduction Act home energy rebates

May. 31, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 31, 2024 By Czarinna Andres and Lloyd Mitchell Gov. Kathy Hochul, along with state officials and U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm, announced Thursday that low-income New Yorkers are now eligible to receive rebates for energy efficiency upgrades through a federal program called the Home Electrification and… Read more »

Online fundraiser launched to support popular LIC barber

May. 23, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 23, 2024 By Queens Post News Team An online fundraiser has been launched to support a popular Long Island City barber who recently spent a month in intensive care while battling kidney and heart failure.  “Sal the Barber,” a popular figure at Ledo – The Art of Barber… Read more »

Panda Express opens new location in Long Island City

May. 13, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 13, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Panda Express, a popular American Chinese fast-casual restaurant chain, celebrated the opening of its latest outlet on May 1 in Long Island City. The new restaurant, located at 27-14 Queens Plaza S, offers a variety of fan favorites, including Orange Chicken, Beijing Beef,… Read more »

Matted LIC to shut down Vernon Boulevard store after 15 years

May. 10, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 10, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Matted LIC, a gallery and frame shop that has operated on Vernon Boulevard for 15 years, is set to close its doors at its current location at the end of the month.  The store, which offers custom and readymade framing and… Read more »

Free pet vaccination in LIC hosted by ASPCA and CancerCare team Tuesday

May. 10, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 10, 2024 By Athena Dawson The ASPCA, in partnership with CancerCare PAW Program, is hosting a free pet vaccination event on Tuesday, May 14th, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Long Island City. Queens residents can make an appointment to bring their furry friends to Queensbridge Park,… Read more »

Op-Ed | Say yes to City of Yes to unlock LIC’s economic potential

May. 10, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 10, 2024 By Laura Rothrock New York City has undergone significant changes since the 1960s, a transformation vividly evident in Long Island City (LIC).  The neighborhood’s industrial areas are now complemented by a soaring skyline, and our historic landmarked streets and local commercial corridors now lead to an… Read more »