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
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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
ANOTHER death has occurred involving a bicycle rider in NYC. Though all of them are tragic and this one happened in Brooklyn, it’s especially sad to read that the victim resided in Long Island City.
Her name was Clara Kang and she was a 31-year old nurse on her way home from a night shift at a hospital when she was struck by a motorcyclist early Saturday morning in Sunset Park. For more info about Clara see the Go Fund Me page set up by a close friend which includes a a heartfelt bio about her.[Read more…] about LIC Resident Killed In Bike Accident
THERE is nothing more important than proximity when it comes to exercising. Between inertia and the multitude of distractions in the 21st century, convenience is the key to a successful and thriving Rec Center. Thus when it was pointed out to me that ‘Yes indeed, there is a plan to build a Rec Center in the LIC Waterfront Master Plan,’ I couldn’t help but feel tremendously disappointed in looking at where it’s tentatively slated to be.[Read more…] about Rec Center Slated For LIC Waterfront, But…
THE New York Times published an article in the real estate section this Sunday about city folk moving to the suburbs in light of coronavirus. That’s pretty standard fare and unlike the pandemic itself a story like this comes as zero surprise, as do the basic anecdotes and rationales of those fleeing. Nevertheless it spurred me to write down my predictions for what effect the virus will have on Long Island City real estate, a subject I’ve been mulling over since the shutdown began.[Read more…] about What Does The Coronavirus Mean For LIC Real Estate?