Discuss the changing landscape of Long Island City at 3rd annual LIC Summit: Ideas and Impacts
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Join city, state and local elected and government officials, along with business and civic leaders to discuss the changing landscape of Long Island City. For the third year in a row, hundreds of professionals are gathering together in Long Island City for the LIC Summit: Ideas and Impacts, presented by LIC Partnership. This year the event […]

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City seeks developers to continue construction of Hunters Point South in Long Island City
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The city is calling on developers to submit plans for two parcels at the Hunters Point South development site along the Long Island City waterfront. Parcels “F” and “G” on the 30-acre site are located on the southern tip of the development. The city’s request for proposals (RFP) is seeking a plan that includes at least […]

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New elementary school coming to Hunters Point South but LIC parents worried about lack of pre-K seats
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Updated May 5, 4:21 p.m. An additional 600-seat elementary school will be built on the grounds of the Hunters Point development project, but Long Island City parents did not have much time to celebrate this news when they began to discover that many of their children were put on a pre-K waitlist this week. The Gantry […]

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Bayside High receives $1M for auditorium and field house restoration
Senator Tony Avella  presents a check to Principal Michael Athy and Bayside High School students.

Some big bucks are being put toward improvements at Bayside High School. As a part of the school’s 80th anniversary this month, state Senator Tony Avella visited Bayside High School on Friday morning to present Principal Michael Athy with a $1 million check earmarked for the restoration of the high school’s aging auditorium and athletic field house. […]

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Innovative wine bar opens on Long Island City waterfront
Photos courtesy of Rob Bralow

Wining and dining on the Long Island City waterfront is now easier with the opening of an innovative bar that serves wine on tap. BLVD Wine Bar, which boasts 40 different types of wines from around the world, opened in a 1,500-square-foot ground-floor space on Dec. 20 at TF Cornerstone’s 47-20 Center Boulevard building. The bar […]

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