LONG Island City will get a third new BBQ restaurant in 2019 when Pig Beach opens it’s second location in the former Studio Square space up near the Astoria border. According to an article in Boro Magazine, this will happen in late Fall.[Read more…] about Pig Beach to Open in Long Island City Late Fall
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NEWS about Amazon dominates the local media this week, but there’s not a lot of meat in the stories. At least we have the Super Bowl this weekend …oh wait, the Patriots are playing in it – are they not amazonish?
Well then how about some other local things to dwell on? [Read more…] about AMAZON PATS, LIC-CON, PRINCESS PARTICULAR IN LIC
The Star Chamber of Long Island City has passed down through their disciples that the LIC Halloween Parade on Vernon Boulevard will occur on Sunday, October 28 this year. You know the drill: kids wear costumes and get candy from the local merchants. In addition, [Read more…] about HALLOWEEN PARADE AND FALL FESTIVAL WILL BE ON OCTOBER 28
PULL that white 3-piece suit out from the back of the closet because Dancing With The Stars is coming to LIC on Friday, November 2. It will take place at the Plaxall Gallery between 6-9pm and feature local residents competing in a fundraiser for the Floating Hospital and the Queensboro Dance Festival. The glitz, glamour, and glory are sure to make this contest resemble Dirty Dancing and Footloose and not They Shoot Horses Don’t They. Tickets include open bar and a buffet by Woodbines & M. Wells and an open dance floor after the show. [Read more…] about DANCING WITH THE STARS COMING TO LIC
Rollin’ with some Cajun Queen
Wishin’ I were a fast freight train
Just a chooglin’ on down to New Orleans
IT wasn’t the wind and rain that made Hurricane Sandy so destructive to LIC and NYC, but the unusual surge of the coastal waters, which in our case meant the East River. In a small redux, we got a taste of that yesterday around 11am in Gantry Park per the photo above. Unlike Sandy, this flooding occurred when the moon phase was not full, which traditionally causes higher tides. Not to be alarmist, but you may want to get the rafts ready, or at least the skim boards.
//NEW music school opening in Long Island City. [Read more…] about THE TIDE IS HIGH IN LONG ISLAND CITY