Plaxall has decided to join the other waterfront land holders in order to create a Master Plan for the 28 contiguous acres of Hunters Point North that it encompasses. LICtalk has been advocating for a Master Plan for this large plot since before Amazon was proposed (and then deposed), and we’ve been advocating for a key component of this plan – a Rec Center – for half a decade. There’s no need to hold workshops on this aspect of the plan, the people have already spoken. In fact I would say any plan ultimately put forward is DOA without the inclusion of a Rec Center. I hope the powers-that-be are listening, I’d hate to see another Amazon-type rejection due to community disapproval, real or not.[Continue reading] about Plaxall Joins Waterfront Development Group – All Systems Go For Rec Center?
Dorian's Diner no more Dorian's Diner at 10-01 50th Avenue has closed. Located at the heavily trafficked intersection of Vernon Boulevard and 50th Avenue by the Manhattan-bound entrance of the 7-train, the restaurant was dark this evening. … [Continue reading] about Dorian’s Diner on Vernon Boulevard Has Closed
Going home for Thanksgiving ...in LIC LAST week I received a letter in the mail that my dentist, Dr. Steven Mantinaos, was rolling his independent practice "Into The White Dental" into ProHealth Dental. Previously he worked out of a small … [Continue reading] about Dentist Dilemma In Long Island City
Old School LIC Oh sure, instead of the headline above I could have written one about the Long Island City teacher that slept with a student. Of course it was actually a Long Island City High School teacher, making it considerably less relevant to … [Continue reading] about More Stuffing Than Turkey For Long Island City
No lambada, but a lot of great dancing and fun A reader let us know that Natural Frontier Market, located at the triangle where Jackson Avenue meets 11th St. and 48th Ave, is closing due to a rent increase. According to an employee of the store, … [Continue reading] about Natural Frontier Market on Jackson Ave Closing