Some LIC residents say not enough public input in redesign of Gantry Park
Photo courtesy of State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Long Island City residents who frequent Gantry Plaza State Park will see a number of renovations come next summer, but some are saying they would have liked to have been included in discussions about the new features. Leslie Wright, regional director of the State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, presented the plan at a Community Board […]

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Taste of LIC celebrates 10th anniversary
THE COURIER/Photos by Angy Altamirano

Rain and clouds didn’t stop foodies from heading down to the Long Island City waterfront to get a taste of the booming neighborhood. The Chocolate Factory Theater celebrated its Tenth Annual Taste of LIC, a community-wide festival highlighting Long Island City’s culinary and cultural accomplishments, on Tuesday night at Gantry Plaza State Park. This year marked […]

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Joseph Conley turning over reins of CB2 after decades of leadership
THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

An era is coming to an end Thursday night as a longtime community board chair is stepping down after nearly three decades of volunteer service. Joseph Conley, who has been chairman of Community Board 2 (CB2) for almost 29 years, announced to board members via a letter Wednesday that it is time for him to hand […]

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9th Annual Taste of LIC offers items from over 50 local restaurants
Photos by Dominick Totino Photography

Foodies made their way to the Long Island City waterfront to a get a taste of what the popular western Queens neighborhood has to offer. The Chocolate Factory Theater presented the Ninth Annual Taste of LIC, a community-wide festival highlighting Long Island City’s culinary and cultural accomplishments, Tuesday at Gantry Plaza State Park. FOR MORE […]

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MTA town hall to address 7 train shutdowns
THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

The Long Island City community plans to express its rage at the MTA for the lack of local subway service. A town hall meeting for locals to decry the last three weekends of No. 7 train suspensions is scheduled for Thursday to go over the details of the service disruption, expected to last for 19 […]

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