Tag: long-island-city

Local women-owned gems for the perfect Mother’s Day present

May. 9, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 9, 2024 By Jessica Militello Many of us procrastinate when any holiday rolls around, and Mother’s Day is usually no exception. We keep putting “get mom a gift” on our to-do list and somehow still end up in the crowded aisle of a convenience store on the day… Read more »

Queens Borough President endorses Johanna Carmona for the 37th Assembly District race

May. 6, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 6, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Queens Borough President Donovan Richards has endorsed Johanna Carmona for the New York State Assembly, significantly boosting her campaign in the competitive race for the 37th Assembly District encompassing Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside, Maspeth, Blissville, Hunters Point, Middle Village and Ridgewood. Richards’… Read more »

The Noguchi Museum announces winner of Open Call for Artist Banners

May. 2, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 2, 2024 By Czarinna Andres The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum in Long Island City recently announced that David Huang’s “Hands Toward the Universe” has triumphed in its third annual Open Call for Artist Banners. Huang’s creation will adorn the museum’s outdoor spaces from May 2024 until… Read more »

Panhandler assaulted by ticked-off E train rider at Queens Plaza subway station: NYPD

Apr. 30, 2024 By bparry

[caption id="attachment_73506" align="alignnone" width="537"] Cops are looking for this E train rider, who allegedly punched out a 55-year-old woman who was asking for a hand-out in a Long Island City subway station. Photo courtesy of the NYPD[/caption]
Apr. 30, 2024 By Bill Parry

LIC-based Fortune Society hosts third-annual Tech Fair for justice-involved New Yorkers

Apr. 30, 2024 By Czarinna Andres April 30, 2024 By Queens Post News Team New York-based non-profit the Fortune Society held its third-annual Tech Fair in Long Island City on Wednesday, providing dozens of justice-involved New Yorkers with an opportunity to learn about opportunities in the information and technology sector.  The Tech Fair, which took… Read more »

Queens Plaza set for transformation with over 1,400 new luxury units by 2026

Apr. 29, 2024 By emarshall Apr. 29, 2024 By Ethan Marshall A total of 1,412 units across six upcoming luxury buildings are expected to transform the Queens Plaza area in Long Island City by creating much-needed housing in the area. All six projects are expected to be completed as early as this year and no… Read more »

Butterfield Market to expand beyond Manhattan with new Long Island City location and commissary kitchen

Apr. 25, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Apr. 25, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Upscale Upper East Side grocery store Butterfield Market is set to open a new location in Long Island City next year. The store will operate a retail space and a 9,000-square-foot commissary kitchen.  Butterfield Market, which currently operates locations on Madison… Read more »