Astoria flower shop Petals & Roots opens pop-up in LIC’s Falchi Building
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Petals & Roots, a full-service flower shop that opened in Astoria in 2012, is bringing its creations to The Falchi Building. Owners Alex and Peter Avdoulos come from a family of florists — both of their families owned flower shops — and make all their arrangements the day before. They offer fresh arrangements, terrariums, loose bouquets and […]

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Possible greenhouse to be constructed on Falchi Building rooftop in LIC
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The Falchi Building in Long Island City may be getting greener. According to the Department of City Planning, the city agency has filed an application for a chair certification to construct a hydroponic greenhouse on the rooftop of the Falchi Building, located at 31-00 47th Ave. Penny Lee, a city planner, made the announcement at […]

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LIC Partnership to celebrate #LICB2B at 28th Annual Trade Show & Luncheon
Photo courtesy of Colin Miller

The Long Island City Partnership’s (LICP) marquee event of the year—the Annual LIC Trade Show & Luncheon—is the premier business-to-business trade show in Western Queens, featuring more than 100 exhibitors, local tastemakers and thousands of attendees. On Friday, Nov. 13, the event will take place at Astoria World Manor, showcasing the fabric of LIC with […]

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Farm-to-grocer food market comes to Long Island City’s Falchi Building
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Getting farm-fresh products in Long Island City is now easier than ever. The duo behind Good Neighbor Queens, an artisanal farm-to-grocer food market in the Falchi Building, is aiming to provide Queens residents with a variety of produce, meats and dairy from local farms along with workshops and tastings to educate people about the food they consume. Katrina Schultz Richter, […]

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Uber to lease space in Long Island City’s Falchi building: report
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The car-hailing app Uber will soon base some of its employees in Long Island City. The company that has been clashing with the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) and Mayor Bill de Blasio over its operations will move into the Falchi building, one floor below the TLC’s third floor office. Uber announced on Friday that it will be leasing the […]

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