Boutique mixed-use condo building is coming to Long Island City
Rendering by Angelo Ng and Anthony Ng Architects Studio

A small, eight-story condo building with space for retail in Long Island City is under construction. Located at 42-44 Crescent St. , the building will have just 12 units spanning 10,435 square feet, according to plans filed with the Department of Buildings. The ground floor retail space will measure 2,060 square feet. The small lot ― a total of […]

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20-story hotel near Silvercup Studios to be erected in LIC
Rendering courtesy of ARC Architecture and Design

A 20-story hotel will be constructed in the Blissville section of Long Island City near a film studio, according to plans filed with the Department of Buildings (DOB). Express Hotel, located at 52-09 31st Pl., will hold 200 rooms in a 101,410-square-foot space. Hotel rooms will be located on floors three through 19, and seven to 14 […]

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Congresswoman talks local infrastructure at LIC Partnership trade show
Photo via Twitter/@RepMaloney

BY BROOKE SMITH Hundreds of exhibitors, businesses, government and community leaders were in attendance at the Long Island City Partnership’s annual Trade Show and Luncheon. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney took the stage as the keynote speaker to discuss new developments taking place in Queens in both infrastructure and transportation, such as modernizing the aging transit system to […]

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Take a scenic run through LIC while sampling local beer

A Long Island City brewing company is pairing beer-tasting with a running tour to showcase scenic views and iconic landmarks in the burgeoning neighborhood. Rockaway Brewing Company, located at 46-01 Fifth St., is hosting the first-ever “Ale I See” 4-mile run on Oct. 25. Participants will be treated to local beers from Big Alice Brewing, LIC Beer Project and Transmitter […]

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Pols call for rejection of resubmitted proposal for Pan Am homeless shelter
THE COURIER/Photos by Angy Altamirano

The fight continues for Elmhurst community members who continue to stand together hoping the city will again reject the proposal to convert the former Pan American Hotel into a permanent homeless shelter, which was resubmitted last month. Local elected officials gathered with residents and community activists on Tuesday morning outside the facility to call for […]

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