LIC renter’s guide, new schools, Modern Spaces latest expansion into (gasp!) Manhattan, local boy wins Cy Young award, these are the latest headlines about Long Island City. Sure, unlike my last update there is not a lot of meat in these stories, but this is the rare occasion where I am happy that quantity trumps quality when it comes to the news. In fact, I am even going to spare you my usual critique and rhapsody and get right to the headlines in all their raw glory, enjoy!
Hundreds Of New School Seats Planned For Epicenter Of Overcrowding – Is this the way they plan on handling the crunch in LIC?: “local schools have been functioning well over capacity for many years” and “the extra seats will ease crowding for students who have been using portable classrooms” and “Last year, we were cited by the Fire Department for teaching in the hallways”
A Renter’s Guide To The Rapidly Gentrifying LIC – if you live here already there is nothing new in this
One Woman Show Tonite – and one time only, in LIC anyway
Tech Insurgents 2012 – profile on LIC-based Shapeways co-founder
Modern Spaces Expands Into Manhattan – wow Manhattan, the new frontier!
What Ever Happened To …Jersey City’s Transformative Chef? – he opened Alobar in LIC! “Long Island City,” Kapitan said, “is where Jersey City was ten years ago.” Hmm, I think our trajectory aspires higher.
Cy Young Goes To R.A. Dickey, The Most Literary Man In Baseball – and an LIC resident …for now