PENNY Bridge, a restaurant opened by chef Dan Kluger in January of 2021, will be closing its doors a week from today. Located at street level in the JACX building at the northern end of Jackson Avenue, the restaurant serves seasonal market-driven comfort food in a light, airy and high-ceilinged room.[Read more…] about Penny Bridge Restaurant Closing Next Week
IN March of this year the restaurant Bella Via vacated its prominent corner-front location on Vernon Boulevard. The absence has been very noticeable this summer due to the discontinuation of the usual street scene emanating from people seated and stopping by the outdoor tables. So we decided to call the broker listed on the window, David Barreto of Cast Iron Real Estate, to find out ‘What’s up?,’ and this is what he shared.[Read more…] about What’s Up With The Bella Via Location on Vernon Boulevard?
A hit & run driver who severely injured a scooter rider last week near Vernon Boulevard has turned himself in according to The New York Daily News.[Read more…] about Hit & Run Driver On 44th & Vernon Turns Self In
‘WHAT lurks behind the papered windows of the former Bierocracy space1 at 12-23 Jackson Avenue?’ has been a close second to ‘Will Trump run in 2024?’ as the question on everyone’s mind this summer in LIC. Now, LICtalk can reveal that the answer to this question is ‘Jungly.’ Leading to the question ‘What is Jungly?’[Read more…] about Jungly To Open In Bierocracy Location On Jackson Ave
- and prior to that a Sports Bar, and prior to that a steakhouse [↩]
IN tracing the footsteps of my forebears down south, such as William Faulkner and Tennessee Williams, I could not help but take note that there are a lot of roadside fireworks stands in every state below the Mason Dixon line. And just like an accountant after April 15, or a retailer after December 25th, they all close after July 4.[Read more…] about Post-July 4th Fireworks Blues In LIC