TF Cornerstone, the developer of Hunters Point South Phase 2, is now going to include a 600-seat elementary school in their project. According to [Read more…] about HUNTERS POINT SOUTH PHASE 2 WILL NOW INCLUDE SCHOOL
Christmas isn’t all about gifts, and Easter isn’t all about eggs. There’s chocolate bunnies too, and those cute yellow chick marshmallows that taste like styrofoam and take centuries to decompose – Little Peeps! As for Good Friday, it wasn’t really a very ‘good’ day for the main participant involved. Yet in aggregate, both holidays, or holy days actually, add up to a three-day weekend. For those not taking the G-5 down to Bermuda, these two holidays bookend a huge event on the Spring social calendar here in Long Island City: the annual Trinity Grace Church Easter Egg Hunt in Gantry Park.
This is the seventh year of the hunt, and though we have written previously about the juvenile frenzy – in adults – that the hunt evinces, I’m going to bring you up to date on the latest scientific data: [Read more…] about EGGS, EGGS, EGGS, EGGS, EGGS LIC
PS78Q will add an additional kindergarten class this year, making a total of seven. This followed a boost from four to six classes last year, three to four classes in 2014, and two to three classes in 2013. Unlike in previous years, the additional class was added at the outset instead of wait-listing kids. This waitlist understandably led to fraught parents -> riots -> quick capitulation and the addition of new classes a week or two later. Why the DOE didn’t follow this model from the beginning, instead of creating tremendous agita for both parents and themselves and then caving in to the resulting uproar is beyond me.
The downside of eliminating a waitlist for the first time in four years, is [Read more…] about SEVENTH KINDERGARTEN CLASS ADDED TO PS78Q, TRUNCATION COMING?