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I really want to talk about Aaron Rodgers, and whether the Giants are that bad or if the Cowboys are that good. Alas, there is local news to impart (sports-related), so I’ll stick to the script and leave the former to my award-winning podcast which is still awaiting it’s first listener.
CityPickle’s Long Island City location opens this Friday according to The New York Post. What more is there to say than what was mentioned back in February? It will be indoors, unlike those games currently being played on any available asphalt in Long Island City. A ubiquity shared only with lantern flies this summer. And there will be no griping about artificial turf, unlike in the NFL. Yeah, pickleball.
//THE US Open concluded in Queens last week, but the festivities never end here. This Saturday is Mexican Independence Day. If it’s anything like the past few expect a big celebration on Center Boulevard in front of the Gantries come evening, thrown by the Chinelos taco truck. Native music and dancing, plus drinks and food, it will be festive and boisterous. Check it out.
Shortly thereafter on the LIC Fall Party Circuit, we have UN Week with all the leaders of the free and unfree world (ex-Putin, Kim etc.) arriving in NYC September 18-19. While we won’t be partaking in any of the parties on this side of the river, LIC is a great vantage point to witness first-hand how the eyes of the world focus on our neck of the woods, replete with a very visible security flotilla on the water. And who knows, maybe this is the year (once again) where we do make a splash on this side…
CityPickle Will Open It’s First Permanent Location This Week – get pickled!
Picasso Painting Could Fetch $120 Million – owner used to have a museum in LIC