Word on the street is that there are plans to convert a long vacant building on 48th Avenue into a boutique hotel and steakhouse. I have no idea who the developer and proprietor will be, so I have categorized this story as a rumor. I also have no idea on the timing, design, price points, etc. In other words this is another mindless, vapid LICtalk story about a maybe. But it’s also a welcome kernel coming during a short term LIC news vacuum. So I will let you the reader fantasize about, and embellish upon what this new project will be. I for one, envision a massive presidential suite for assignations, a VIP room in the hotel lounge for me and Lenny Kravitz, and a beluga-stuffed, double-cut porterhouse generously topped with white truffles and washed down with a quart of Screaming Eagle. Now that, is a great shabbos!
Long Island City’s Renaissance – big piece per the title, or you could have read LICtalk all year
Sandy Zuckerbrot, the Lion of LIC, on its Past and Future – see comment above
Hatching Creativity in LIC – a theater organization for children 5-16 years old; enable your child to be the next Laurence Olivier
Group Looks to Start Weekly Farmers Market in Hunters Point – follow-up on last weeks story