You can now win annual ferry passes at new Citywide Ferry Service website
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Joe Mabel

The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and Hornblower, the provider of the new citywide ferry service, have just launched the website, which will feature everything from a chance to win an annual ferry pass to a live stream of boat construction. The construction and development phase of the first citywide ferry service in nearly 100 years will be documented on […]

Read More...

Condo with retail space will grow across the street from 5 Pointz in Long Island City
Photo via Google Maps

A Long Island City development site located one block away from the former 5 Pointz building and MoMA PS1 will be turned into a mixed-use condo. Circle F Capital is planning to buy the site at 22-43 Jackson Ave. for nearly $25 million from the local 808 pension and health fund union, The Real Deal reported. […]

Read More...

Long Island City restaurant owners say lack of parking is hurting business
Photos courtesy of Gianna Cerbone-Tiola

Two chefs who own restaurants on Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City claim that the insufficient amount of parking in the area is making it harder for customers and employees to dine and work. Gianna Cerbone-Teoli, owner of popular Italian restaurant Mandicatis Rustica on Vernon Boulevard and 46th Road, said that she tries to offer valet parking […]

Read More...

Queens Taste 2016 brings explosion of 60+ best eateries in the borough
Photo coutersy of @itsinqueens Instagram

We hope you’re really hungry, because the food festival Queens Taste 2016 has a long lineup of the best our borough’s food scene has to offer. For the 14th year in row, the Queens Economic Development Corporation and the Queens Tourism Council are teaming up to bring the best of Queens food under one giant roof for us to taste it all. To be […]

Read More...

Film studio in NYC located in Long Island City attracts A-listers and high-end brands alike
Photos courtesy of GUM Studios

At age 29, Carrie White sold her home in Atlanta, Georgia, and moved to Brooklyn with no job to live in a “tiny bedroom with no closet.” Now, 11 years later, White is the founder of GUM Studios, a film studio in Long Island City which she says is the only woman-owned film studio in the New […]

Read More...

Skip to toolbar