Is this news?
Welcome to this month’s version of “Is That News LIC?”
Kanga’s Indoor Playcenter opened its doors in LIC this week, is that news? If you’re a parent of a child aged 2-6 I would say that it is, or will be once the winter begins and you’re cooped up at home in your converted one-bedroom.
If a fire burns on the industrial portion of Borden Avenue on a Saturday night, is that news? Maybe, but definitely if you’re a firefighter groupie as the most in-depth stories plus full video are only to be found on websites like Firefighternation and Firehouse.com
The 7-Train will not be running into Manhattan every weekend in October, is that news? ABSOLUTELY if you live in LIC!
If Gantry Plaza State Park changes it’s dog laws to allow them on the paths only instead of an outright ban, is that news? Not if the rules in both cases go unenforced. You show me a summons, I’ll write it up…
If a 100-person start-up based in LIC is acquired by Walmart is that news? Yes, especially if you’re plus-sized.
If Trader Joe’s announces it is opening on Jackson Avenue in 2019 is that news? Continue reading