Like piranhas to a cow in the Amazon River, the children of LIC picked the grass in Gantry Park clean of eggs in under a minute. In three waves they came. in three waves they conquered. Sure, there was some jostling, and an occasional [Read more…] about THE PIRANHAS OF LONG ISLAND CITY
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EGGS, EGGS, EGGS, EGGS, EGGS LIC
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
GET READY FOR PACKED SUBWAY CARS LIC
The Mayor and the City Council reached an agreement to increase building size allowances in a number of zones in NYC, one of which is in the Court Square/Queens Plaza neighborhood. In return for this increased density, developers will set aside a portion of the new apartments for affordable housing. I’m not going to delve deep into this story as I have already done so recently here and here. The distillation of it then and now continues to be: [Read more…] about GET READY FOR PACKED SUBWAY CARS LIC