A reader let us know that Natural Frontier Market, located at the triangle where Jackson Avenue meets 11th St. and 48th Ave, is closing due to a rent increase. According to an employee of the store, it will be open until the end of December. Opened ~10 years ago1 the mini-chain has two other locations in Astoria and Brooklyn which will remain open, but no plans to re-open elsewhere in LIC.
//NOT so fast on the Master Plan. According to a story in The Real Deal there is a dispute over the ownership of the Lake Vernon portion of waterfront property just north of the former Water’s Edge restaurant. In reading the article there’s no way to discern who’s in the right, but working it out is sure to stall any united development of the waterfront acreage.
Durst Deadlocked With Owners of Prime LIC Site – claims owners haven’t paid their property taxes or fines for years
Sunny Spa Opens at 10-63 Jackson Ave – $50 for 60 min massage
Under Construction Urban Yard in LIC – cool new office building directly across from Queensbridge Houses
Amazon Loss Stings, But LIC Real Estate Shrugs It Off – not sure the owners of Citi Building are “shrugging”
LIC Luxury Tower Leaves Behind People With Disabilities – The Forge according to lawsuit
Joe’s Coffee Opening Cafe And Roastery in LIC – just north of the bridge
‘Poverty Is Not A Prop’ Controversy At Queensbridge Houses Instagram Shoot – replete w/ pit bull
- which makes sense given a standard 10-yr lease [↩]