WHAT’S happening to businesses in Long Island City these days? That’s a vague catch-all question, as are the varied answers. Yet a number of interesting headlines, lowlines, sightings and snippets have caught my attention in the past month, which collectively seem to be a pretty good snapshot on business in America half a year into the pandemic.[Read more…] about Business In Long Island City Is A Mixed Bag
Did you winter sur la piste o en la playa this week? Either way you didn’t miss much here at home. Nevertheless I had the interns beating the bushes and when they couldn’t come up with the obligatory 500 words I had them slap this together:[Read more…] about Presidents Week News For LIC
ACCORDING to an article this weekend in Crain’s, The Harrison, a 27-story/120-unit condominium in Court Square, is 60% sold despite the fact that it won’t be completed until June, and thus doesn’t even have a model apartment to exhibit. In addition, the article mentions that all 33 condos in The Marx are sold.
The latter building is located on the Astoria/LIC border across the street from the Kaufman Studios. Heretofore I’d refer to this as a no-man’s land, yet [Read more…] about NEW CONDOS STILL SELLING LIKE HOTCAKES IN LIC