A new congestion pricing plan that’s gaining traction calls for an $8 toll both ways for the Queensboro Bridge. If it makes you feel any better, for most in LIC it’ll only be $5.44 because we’ll be using an EZ Pass. I’m putting the odds on this coming into effect at 66%, but the odds on there being a local press conference and photo opp for pols announcing it at 0%.
The Queens Courier writes somewhat emphatically that the city will be building another ferry stop called ‘Long Island City – North.’ They don’t expect it will be completed until 2017 and speculate the location being somewhere near 47th Rd and Center Blvd.
Finally, The Court Square Blog reports that the new Food Cellar in Court Square expects to open in late-March or early-April.
Read on for more about beer, real estate, and nude body painting in LIC.
A Finalized Congestion Pricing Proposal – benefits Staten Island, hurts Queens
Why the City Plan to Build a Second LIC Ferry Dock – basically a small concession for all the crowding expected in coming years on the 7-train
Food Cellar Says Aiming for March/April Opening – located in the Linc LIC
Teamsters Put LIC Development Near 5Pointz Up For Sale – across the street actually, nine stories of residential glory helping to make Jackson Ave a canyon of towers big and small
LIC Factory District Loft Turning Into Mixed Use Development – Factory District?
Waterfront Crabhouse Closes After 40 Years – follows the death of the owner three weeks ago
My Boyfriend Painted on Me in Front of Strangers on Valentine’s Day – she forgot to say “in LIC”
DenArt Studios – where the tasteful nudes above are created …in LIC
Queens May Soon Be Home to a Full Scale Brewery – just like the borough itself, Queens Brewery ready to go from offsite to big time