Local news has taken a backseat worldwide during the pandemic, as the mundanity of everyday life seems trivial.. Being locked down doesn’t help on that front. Restaurant news has been even more scarce: few new restaurants are opening, buildouts have halted, and reviews are basically on lockdown too. So I understand the need for food writers (and sports and travel writers too) to stretch to create content.[Continue reading] about LIC Waterfront Food Trucks Get Tasted And Tested
Come on up for the risingCome on up, lay your hands in mineCome on up for the risingCome on up for the rising tonight Macy's opened the first segment of their 4th of July 2020 Coronavirus Fireworks Tour in familiar territory along the LIC … [Continue reading] about Yes Long Island City, We Had Macy’s Fireworks Tonight!!!
One small step for man, one giant step... What's the big news in LIC this week? Well it's not politics, despite a primary that basically determines the winners in the general election. Sure there are schisms within the predominant party, the … [Continue reading] about Politics, Fireworks, And A New Pedestrian Bridge?
Smorgasburg it's not, more like Baghdad come nightfall And the rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting in airGave proof through the night that our flag was still there Back in my early teens I was a fireworks fanatic. Bottle rockets, cherry … [Continue reading] about Fireworks And Other Disturbances On The LIC Waterfront
Lil ol' Dutch Kills needs a savior Dutch Kills Centraal is permanently closing according to the owners. The restaurant, located on a quiet corner three blocks north of Queens Plaza, originally opened in 2013 when the immediate neighborhood was … [Continue reading] about Dutch Kills Centraal Restaurant To Permanently Close