IT’S always darkest before the dawn. Just when LIC thought we would pass the summer without ice cream, a newcomer springs up. Emack & Bolio’s is coming to 5-36 50th Avenue in Long Island City, taking the location of the quickly shuttered Ample Hills Creamery. What is Emack & Bolio’s?[Read more…] about Emack & Bolio’s Ice Cream Coming To 50th Avenue in LIC
Dear Cherry Blossoms, Spring Has Sprung 2023!
JUST like we did last year and every year prior, today we declare that Spring has sprung for Long Island City. Plus we added some cherry blossoms, which are in full bloom both here and on Cherry Blossom Island midway across the river (Roosevelt Island). Due to massive overcrowding the latter has discontinued it’s Cherry Blossom Festival, but this weekend would be a good one timing-wise to check out the flora there.[Read more…] about Dear Cherry Blossoms, Spring Has Sprung 2023!
The North Bowl: Acai, Smoothies & More Coming To Vernon
LET’S face it, St. Paddy’s Day can be ruinous for the constitution. While some may claim that man can live on Guinness alone, they make no mention of Irish whiskey. When you’re ready to detox, a good place to start might be acai berries, which contain many antioxidants. Heretofore unavailable this side of the East River, a new acai bowl/smoothie place is coming to nurture the residents of Long Island City.d more
Black Star Bakery On Vernon Blvd Closing, Bagels Coming
MAYBE you noticed the covered windows on Black Star Bakery’s Vernon Boulevard location this week? Having just opened exactly two years ago, and seemingly fairly busy, the sudden closing came as somewhat of a surprise. Especially given the very prominent corner location above the Vernon/Jackson subway station. Here’s the
New Restaurant ‘4747 LIC’ Coming Into Bellwether Space
A NEW restaurant by the name of 4747 LIC will be moving into the former home of Bellwether. Though the actual address is 47-25 Vernon Boulevard, the name represents its being located between 47th Road and 47th Avenue according to the owners. As with Casa Lola we will once again have to be somewhat coy in revealing the details due to legal particulars. Somewhat.[Read more…] about New Restaurant ‘4747 LIC’ Coming Into Bellwether Space