The new condo building on 5th Street across from Cannelle Patisserie has just made it’s units available for purchase through Modern Spaces, according to the real estate website Curbed. Called ‘The Monarch,’ it contains 1-3 bedroom apartments starting at $700,000. A look at the building’s website indicates a 1,027 square foot 2-br unit for sale at $1.1 million. From street level, the building appears sort of bland, but it does have three very important attributes: location, location, location.
//The Daily News has uncovered three heretofore unheralded eating establishments on/near Queens Plaza. Though they’re not much to look at, these Indian, Korean, and Mexican joints are lauded for their food in the article. Judge for yourself without worrying about the downside, because the one thing they all share in common is they are inexpensive.
//Someone is pulling some serious strings for the Pre-K trailer site on 49th Avenue to be completed in time for school opening. Big work crews have inhabited the small footprint all week, including this Saturday and Sunday!
//The LIC YMCA is presenting the Frank Tempone Community Leader Service Awards and Fashion-Forward Extravaganza on Wednesday, September 7 from 6-8pm at the Z Hotel. “We are kicking off Fashion Week by staging our very own fashion show and honoring Long Island City’s artists and stars!” Best of all, it’s only $25 and now you have an excuse to see, drink, and be seen on the Z-Hotel’s rooftop bar.
Condos Close to the LIC Waterfront Launch Sales – you pay a premium to be near the water
The Monarch Sales Site – they’re not giving them away
Eat a Mountain and More in LIC at These Local Favorites – Momento, Green Tea Deli, Raj’s Indian Kitchen
Frank Tempone Awards Fashion-Forward Extravaganza – see more info and purchase tickets here
PMG Looks to Sell Empty 45-Story Rental Tower – 391 units near Queensboro Plaza
SculptureCenter Announces Fall Program – and Fall is almost here
These People Actually Eat Fish from the East River – rod n reel n pier n porgy right off Gantry Park
How NYC’s 2012 Olympics Village Would Have Transformed the LIC Waterfront – every four years for eternity we’ll get a reminder, look at what this dope wrote about it in 2012