A new Chinese Hot Pot restaurant is coming to Court Square in Long Island City. Yin Traditional Hotpot will be located at 23-10 Jackson Avenue as first reported in The Court Square Blog, in a space previously occupied by Bia Vietnamese Pub, and before that a Quiznos.[Read more…] about Yin Traditional Hotpot Restaurant Coming to Long Island City
A new restaurant will be opening on 44th Road in Long Island City under the aegis of Mark Rancourt, a co-owner of Extra Fancy in Williamsburg. Extra Fancy describes itself as a “Crab-shack-chic eatery serving New England-style seafood plates, upscale sandwiches, creative cocktails & craft beer.” I would describe it as crab shack meets Brother Jimmy’s down on the bayou in the 1980’s (given the soundtrack when I went).[Read more…] about Big New Restaurant Coming To 44th Rd. – Seafood Anyone?
And then one day you find, ten years have gone behind
No one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun
A decade passes in the blink of an eye, and yet in looking back ten years everything seems so different from then. And in LIC you only have to go back 2.5 years to map significant changes. We used the LICtalk 5-year anniversary piece as a reference point et plus ca change… Mais non![Read more…] about New Year, New Decade, Old Year, Old Decade in LIC
Signage is up and the menu has been revealed for American Brass, a new restaurant being built out on the corner of 49th Avenue and Center Boulevard. Previously occupied by the Riverview Restaurant for close to a decade, the highly visible location with a large sidewalk seating section has been under wraps for almost two years. The new owners are the management team behind Maiella.[Read more…] about ‘American Brass’ Restaurant in LIC Ready For It’s Debut
Just in time for the holidays comes a heartwarming story from a small paper upstate. It tells of a mother and daughter who leave painted rocks, some with inspirational messages, others with holiday and seasonal themes, in the neighborhoods up there.
And here in Long Island City! In fact, our town seems to be the major ‘recipient’ of these rocks as well as the origin, as the website linked to them is called LICrocks.com[Read more…] about The Painted Rocks Of Long Island City