At times like this we take comfort in nostalgia, which when combined with a dearth of local news lead us to revisit the archives as a source of material. Nevertheless the topic we chose is very apropos for the current situation inasmuch as many things that were previously a given are being rethought. One of those, whether due to a change in zeitgeist or necessity, is materialism. So with that I bring you an LICtalk Classic from way back in 2013, which like most of our insights are ahead of their time and timeless all at once. Right Yogi?[Read more…] about LIC Classic Vol. I
Nature has decided to ignore the lock down and burst forth in Long Island City.[Read more…] about Spring Has Sprung 2020
Local news in the past few weeks has been reduced to tag ends, usurped by Coronavirus. When your main story lines are about real estate, restaurant openings, and everything between those narrow bands, the future of publishing is unknown. Even crime has grinded to a halt.
Nevertheless in trying times like these comes some heart-breaking yet touching stories, including the one below about a person in Long Island City.[Read more…] about No Fools In April
The Pastor who co-founded the food drive LIC Relief has tested positive for COVID-19 according to an article about him in the Baptist Press.[Read more…] about LIC Relief Pastor Tests Positive For COVID-19
It’s only been a week since the Food Pantry was started by LIC Relief, but the demand from those in need has been huge and given the trajectory it won’t be slowing down anytime soon. If you haven’t been able to help in one way or another, please consider doing so now; and if you have helped already, please consider doing so again.[Read more…] about LIC Relief Food Pantry Demand Surges & More Local News