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The Chinese water torture demise of 5Pointz began today. Many major press outlets picked the story up, I linked to one below. What’s most interesting to me is Continue reading
An eight million dollar townhouse is up for sale on 51st Avenue in Hunters Point. Though currently configured as a multi-family home, with a total of six bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 4,875 square feet, it could easily be combined into a single home. If so, it would Continue reading
So it’s early August, the Mets are seven games out, Mister Softee is omnipresent, and thoughts of your upcoming week at the shore are pulling you through the deals, decks, depositions, and deadlines of work. When out of the blue, you receive a letter informing you that the school start time a month hence, has been changed from 8:40am to 8am. Yikes, in a heartbeat, your whole ‘Rain Man’ world has been turned upside down! Continue reading
Cranky’s Cafe on the corner of Vernon and 49th Avenue has closed. The awnings are down, the bar removed, and the room has been cleared by a demolition crew. No reason was given, and phone calls to the telephone number on the website Continue reading
August is here, and with it comes the annual summer slowdown in news for Long Island City. Aside from a local house fire and the onward march of real estate development, there isn’t much to dig into, despite a dozen or so stories linked to below. It looks like I’ll have to create my own content Continue reading
It’s time to pisco everybody! Jora, the Peruvian Restaurant on 11th Street at the foot of the Pulaski Bridge, has officially opened. They are currently serving dinner every day of the week starting at 5:30pm. But as any self-respecting South American knows, who eats dinner before 9? Thus they will be open until late.
According to the owner, Alejandro Rojas Continue reading