Queens is renowned for its diversity, but sometimes we get so caught up in our everyday life that we do not get much of a chance to experience the neighborhoods nearby. With that in mind, we at LICtalk have initiated a new category, RoadTrip, to … [Continue reading] about ROADTRIP: GREENPOINT
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, … [Continue reading] about NEWS HERE, GET YOUR NEWS HERE, HOT OFF THE PRESS!
A week after moving to Long Island City, an acquaintance who had been living here a year took me for a nitecap at the LIC Bar. It was the early fall and a perfect evening to be in their backyard, under the open sky, drinking a $5 pint of Radeberger, … [Continue reading] about LIC BAR STILL CLOSED, BUT CORNER BISTRO BREAKS THE SPELL
At what point does the print media put out an LIC based article and make no mention of Sandy? When has enough time passed so that a non-storm story, such as news of a new eatery, stop sign, or strip club, does not come off as trivial or unseemly? I … [Continue reading] about WHO IS GOING TO MAKE THE FIRST MOVE?
Obama/Romney, Romney/Obama – the most important election of our lifetime? Fact is they’re all the same – bought and paid for with the same money. Ours is a country of the SuperPAC, by the SuperPAC, and for the SuperPAC. The “people” are merely … [Continue reading] about PRESIDENTIAL ENDORSEMENT PART II: ELECTION DAY COMETH