Tag Archives: manhattanhenge

FIREWORKS BACK IN LIC IN 2017! IS LIC ACADEMY OF MUSIC DONE?

Fourth of July Central

Fourth of July Central

In ancient times,
Hundreds of years before the dawn of history
Lived a strange race of people, the Druids
No one knows who they were or what they were doing
But their legacy remains
Hewn into the living rock, of Stonehenge
Stonehenge! Where the demons dwell
Where the banshees live and they do live well
Stonehenge! Where a man’s a man
And the children dance to the Pipes of Pan
/////////////////////////////////////////////////
THE MACY’S 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS ARE RETURNING TO THE EAST RIVER IN 2017 according to a memo sent to residents of Hunters Point South this afternoon and forwarded to us by a reader.  What else is there to say except LICtalk got it first and thank you Squeaky!

//I can’t think of any word with the addendum “henge” attached that doesn’t make me envision the Stonehenge scene in Spinal TapManhattanHenge via LIC truly evinces a squeal because we have the oversized Gantries standing in for the undersized napkin-erred Stonehenge sets.  We also have a lot of amateur photographers crowding around those gantries, whose presence makes me envision something completely different.

Anyway before I get completely off topic, make sure you have film in the polaroid because Memorial Day at 8:13pm is when it all goes down for the first time, followed the next day at the same bat time, and then again on July 12 & 13 at 8:20pm.

//THE Queens Chronicle looked into the future of the LIC Academy of Music, and it appeared bleak.  They called a few instructors who work there, and it seems like the recently arrested founder was a Continue reading

Tagged , ,

A MARRIOTT HOTEL WITH A STARBUCKS OPENS IN LONG ISLAND CITY

Manhattan Henge and all that comes with it is coming - as is summer

ManhattanHenge is coming – summer too

A 31-story Marriott hotel containing a Starbucks opened today in Queens Plaza across the street from Dutch Kills Green.  Ok, ok, it’s actually a Courtyard by Marriott, but according to NY Yimby it is the largest hotel building in Queens and one of the city’s largest hospitality establishments outside of Manhattan.  Yet even that may be a little misleading, because even though it has 160 rooms, it will also contain 135 residences.

Hmm, that’s a little weird. I mean I can understand Continue reading

Tagged , ,
%d bloggers like this: