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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LIC community struggles with first weekend of No. 7 train suspensions
THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

Updated Wednesday, March 12 10:38 a.m. Warren Linnane, a Long Island City resident, had no idea the No. 7 line would not be working when he went out Saturday night. A subway ride that normally takes 10 to 15 minutes took him and his friend close to three hours. “We were in the city and […]

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LIC community voices outrage against upcoming No. 7 train suspensions
THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

Long Island City residents and business owners are telling the MTA enough is enough. The No. 7 train will soon be going through another round of suspensions causing it to not run in parts of western Queens and Manhattan for more than a dozen weekends this year, starting in the end of February, according to […]

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Newly formed LIC Restaurant Association wants neighborhood to stand out from other areas
Photo courtesy of Tal Shpantzer Photography-talfoto.com

As Long Island City continues to thrive, more than a dozen restaurants have come together to support one another and send the message that they are one of a kind. The eateries have formed the Long Island City Restaurant Association to promote the community, share stories, problems and tips to move forward. “Community building, that’s […]

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