Celebrate the unofficial start of summer at LIC Flea & Food with featured veteran vendors
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Are you sticking around the city for the Memorial Day weekend? Spend part of it enjoying all of the wonderful food and vendors that the LIC Flea & Food market has to offer! LIC Flea & Food is the perfect staycation for Memorial Day weekend. Forget working the barbecue this weekend and instead enjoy hot-off-the-grill […]

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MAP: Here are 14 developments in the works in Long Island City
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The real estate boom in Long Island City shows no signs of slowing down, so we’ve created a map to highlight some of the projects that are currently being constructed (or will be soon). It’s no surprise that the future tallest building in Queens may be coming to Long Island City. Developers behind the City […]

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This formerly homeless LIC resident founded a successful real estate firm
Photo: Wikimedia Commons + Jermain Miller

Long Island City resident Jermain Miller went from being homeless to being the founder and principal broker of a successful real estate firm. Miller, who grew up in Staten Island, is the founder of boutique luxury real estate firm MiLL RE. The Long Island City-based company turns a year old on June 2. The firm employs 10 people […]

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Watch this stunning video of Long Island City from a drone’s perspective
Still courtesy of Viewing NYC

Have you ever wondered what your neighborhood looks like from a drone’s point of view? Above New York, a series of videos produced by Viewing NYC, explored the waterfront neighborhood by drone. The video takes viewers on a tour through Silvercup Studios, the Citi Building and the surrounding developments popping up in Court Square, the […]

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Developers partially removed historically significant Elks Lodge facade in LIC this morning
Photo courtesy of Pat Irwin

Residents in Long Island City who have been trying to landmark the historic Elks Lodge on 44th Drive spotted construction workers and scaffolding set up outside of the building this morning. A petition was recently created to save the space, located at 21-42 44th Dr., from demolition. According to plans filed with the Department of Buildings […]

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