ANOTHER high profile storefront in Long Island City will be shutting its doors come the end of March. Something Sweet located at 49-10 Vernon Boulevard in Hunters Point opened five years ago during the summer of Sweet-16 (my how time flies). In addition to standard ice cream fare, they offered unusual flavors such as black sesame, green tea, and taro, as well as Thai ice cream rolls and bubble tea.[Read more…] about ‘Something Sweet’ Ice Cream On Vernon Boulevard Closing
As everyone in Long Island City knows, July 4th weekend officially begins with the delivery of Porta Potties to Gantry Park – because how can you have fireworks without Porta Potties? They have arrived, so everyone but The Editor is now free to leave work.
Not that it’s really kept many from already departing, as LIC began getting quiet yesterday. A trend that will continue throughout the weekend until it becomes downright eerie and Scooby-Doo-ville by Monday morning as all the cars are removed from the streets.
Then a crescendo begins to build in the afternoon, reaching its climax at 9pm July 4th evening. If you want an idea of exactly what to expect on that day, here is last years coverage and pics.
//New Ice Cream Shop on Vernon is called ‘Something Sweet’ and will open [Read more…] about JULY 4TH WEEKEND HAS ARRIVED IN LIC