Two days into winter and it feels like …anything but winter. Nevertheless I can feel the days lengthening as cocktail hour starts three minutes later tonight. Joy to the world!
//Thanks to Amazon 2-Hour Delivery, it’s never too late to submit your Xmas List. As it turns out, 3 out of the 4 items I requested for the community two years ago, have yet to be gifted. Substitute a “Community Center” for the fourth item, and through the magic of linkage here’s my gently-used 2015 Xmas List for LIC.
//7-Train to Be Shut Down for Eight Weekends in 2016 – just in the nick of time, the MTA has delivered everyone in Long Island City a Christmas present: free shuttle buses to Queensboro Plaza! Yes, it’s the annual ritual that gets residents up-in-arms and leading to finger-pointing and name-calling. Happy New Year!
The 7-train will be closed on the following weekends in 2016:
Jan 23/Mar 19/Apr 2 & 16/Oct 22 & 29/Nov 12 & 19
7-Line Major Service Changes 2016 – the where, when, and WHY straight from the MTA, no Who’s though
Arris Loft Apartment Nets a Cool $3 Million – “the sale price is the highest in Court Square for 2015.”
LIC Cabbie Garage Sold for $69 Mil – near Queens Plaza, 270M buildable sq ft = $254 a sq ft
Fire Breaks Out on LIC Construction Site After Crews Hit Gas Line – no harm, no foul
Behind the Scenes of Cornell Technion Construction – the fully evinced structures will be a big change to the LIC skyline/sightlines in 2016