WE are sad to report that Corazon de Mexico will close its doors for good on January 22. The Mexican restaurant, located at 10-09 50th Avenue, was opened in May 2018 by a mother/daughter team with a successful bakery in Woodside.[Read more…] about Corazon de Mexico In Long Island City Closing For Good
Hunters Point in Long Island City is getting a new Indian Restaurant. It will be located at 10-57 Jackson Avenue in the former home of BANY, an asian fusion restaurant that closed about a year ago.[Read more…] about New Indian Restaurant Coming To Hunters Point in LIC
TODAY I came across an interesting rental listing on Streeteasy offering a 2br/2ba in Hunters Point for $3,500. It’s located in the Citylights Building which though a little dated and not quite amenity rich as nearby towers, is still very well located across the street from Gantry Park and near the 7 line.1 It’s also spacious at over 1,000 square feet, and on a high floor with good views and light and a renovated kitchen.2. Most importantly it’s only $3,500 a month and No-Fee.[Read more…] about Priced To Move In Long Island City
Over the last two months various cheerleaders and detractors have stated their cases as to why they are for/against the Waterfront Master Plan. The latter group seems to be spearheaded by Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer on behalf of various groups created during HQ2, aka the Amazon Naysayers. The cheerleaders are a seemingly disparate collection of voices looking to bless the Plan exactly as it is, let’s call them the Amazon Apologists.
Well Amazon isn’t coming to LIC, and neither is its 25,000 jobs. I think most would agree that the Naysayers are fully responsible for that. While that is a terrible shame, more now than ever, it is completely irrelevant in terms of assessing how much and what type of upzoning should be allowed now. It certainly does not mean completely unfettered approval of the full density, developer-friendly amenity package put forth in the initial Plan.[Read more…] about The Apologists Vs. The Naysayers In LIC
Local news has taken a backseat worldwide during the pandemic, as the mundanity of everyday life seems trivial.. Being locked down doesn’t help on that front. Restaurant news has been even more scarce: few new restaurants are opening, buildouts have halted, and reviews are basically on lockdown too. So I understand the need for food writers (and sports and travel writers too) to stretch to create content.[Read more…] about LIC Waterfront Food Trucks Get Tasted And Tested