Sixth annual LIC Summit explores ways to foster innovation and community building

LIC Partnership hosted its sixth annual LIC Summit, “LIC: Inspiring Innovation,” at the Museum of the Moving Image on Tuesday. The event, which was co-hosted by Modern Spaces and Schneps Media, brought together some of Long Island City’s most influential companies and businesses, both new and established, for a series of panels and networking. “Everybody’s […]

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Queens Tech Night will bring members of the tech world together in Long Island City

If you’re looking to learn more or get involved in the world of tech, look no further than Queens Tech Night on Thursday, Nov. 21. “We are organizing Queens Tech Night alongside our friends at Plaxall and Kaufman Astoria Studios in order to promote and grow the community of tech businesses and workers in our […]

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Community group launches outreach program for future of the LIC waterfront in absence of Amazon HQ2 campus

Nearly one year after Amazon announced it would build its HQ2 campus along the Long Island City waterfront, before scuttling the deal six months later after the “lack of collaborative relationships with state and local officials,” a public engagement process for the future of the 28 acres of land around Anable Basin has been framed. […]

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Election 2019: Early voting period in New York City remains open through Nov. 3

The early voting period got underway in Queens on Saturday and continues through Sunday, Nov. 3, in the lead-up to the Nov. 5 municipal elections. The eight days of early voting makes it easier for voters whose professional and family obligations make it difficult to physically get to the polls, as well as reduce waiting […]

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Richmond Hill woman transfers to LaGuardia Community College to escape student debt

A Richmond Hill woman transferred to LaGuardia Community College to escape her student debt. After graduating from the Mathematics, Science Research and Technology school at the Campus Magnet Educational Campus in Cambria Heights, Andrea Mattis thought she was ready to pursue her dream at a four-year private college in Brooklyn. But after a year-and-a-half she […]

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