THERE’S not much for me to add in terms of discourse to today and the events of the past few weeks. No local spin, other than maybe the picture above and what the numbers signify. At the time LICtalk first broke the story the number read 1237, a span which felt like an eternity, especially considering that there was a better than even chance another 1400+ could have been tacked onto it.[Read more…] about 0000:00 In Long Island City
WHILE politics dominates the national news landscape in the very beginning of this New Year, crime took precedence locally as we exited 2020. In addition to shootings and beatings there was even a little white collar varietal thrown into the mix with the SEC charging an LIC man with insider trading for a cool mil.[Read more…] about Politics, Crime & Real Estate For LIC In New Year
WHILE others dream of tasting menu’s and sidling up to the bar for a shot and a beer, in 2021 I greatly look forward to jammed subway platforms and cars. Never again will I take for granted the sea of humanity that is NYC. Or at least not until 2023. Instead of looking back at the annus horribilis, I prefer to dwell on the positive.[Read more…] about Looking Forward To The Same Old In The New Year
WELL we’re midway through the Festival of Lights and I’m happy to report there have only been five related apartment fires in LIC so far. In other local holiday news, you may have noticed that we’ve been putting out fewer posts in the past month. That’s because we’ve outsourced our employees to
Amazon Santa in order to help make toys for the Xmas rush – a newsroom being the perfect place to find cheap labor.
BLEAK winter is near, the public schools have shut down, and the pandemic is in an upswing – the latter of which is keeping many people from getting together with relatives. I’ve got my Swanson Turkey TV Dinner all ready to go. Will take it out of the freezer an hour before cooking to give it that real turkey taste. No friends this year, but still wearing my mask between sips. But I’m looking at the bright side and thankful that I have reliable Thanksgiving mainstays the Lions and Cowboys as accompaniment.[Read more…] about Ahh Thanksgiving 2020, Yeah In LIC