“Mira, everyone can now join Tenant King.” I’ll drink to that.
I have recently been alerted that the local website Tenant King is now available to all residents of Long Island City. Previously, it had taken a page from Facebook’s early years and been exclusive to the large, fancy, new buildings in the neighborhood. According to one of the founders, who lives in LIC, the previous hindrance was a logistical issue which their 2.0 version has rectified. So now all the schlubs living in high-ceilinged walk-ups and $2 million townhouses can sign up as well.
While we’re on the topic of Tenant King, lately I have been directing everyone that emails me about local events to their Events-Calendar. I still want to receive the information, but unfortunately I am unable to make mention of everything. Tenant King’s forum is more comprehensive and better equipped to do so. Think of it as a community bulletin board. Whereas LICtalk, as you know, is a brilliant compendium of long form journalism on the most important topic: Long Island City.
//Having said the above, sometimes I feel compelled to make mention of a happening that I simply must attend, and would be remiss in not informing y’all of: Continue reading