Tag: business

Greats of Craft brings rooftop vibes and speakeasy charm to Long Island City

Jul. 10, 2024 By Czarinna Andres July 10, 2024 By Jessica Militello Greats of Craft, which opened in Long Island City in May, has quickly become a standout destination. The venue at 10-15 43rd Ave. features a rooftop space, two versatile lounge areas perfect for daytime work or relaxation and a speakeasy called Bar Enzo,… Read more »

Blooming legacy: The timeless charm of LIC’s iconic fLorEsta

Jul. 8, 2024 By Czarinna Andres July 8, 2024 By Shane O’Brien When Juan Carlos Bermudez immigrated to the United States from Colombia 20 years ago, he had no dreams of following in his family’s footsteps and pursuing a career in floral design. And yet, Bermudez, who came to the US to work in a… Read more »

Op-Ed: Not another Amazon disaster

Jun. 20, 2024 By Czarinna Andres June 20, 2024 By John J. Ciafone, Esq. A few years ago, Long Island City won a national competition to house the corporate headquarters of Amazon.  Amazon promised tens of thousands of jobs, from technical employment for workers to local student graduates, deliverers, contractors, laborers, construction union jobs, Porters… Read more »