Tag: long-island-city

Online fundraiser launched to support popular LIC barber

May. 23, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 23, 2024 By Queens Post News Team An online fundraiser has been launched to support a popular Long Island City barber who recently spent a month in intensive care while battling kidney and heart failure.  “Sal the Barber,” a popular figure at Ledo – The Art of Barber… Read more »

Sky Farm LIC expansion celebrated by community members and leaders

May. 22, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 22, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Representatives from Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) gathered on Tuesday, May 21, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the expansion of Sky Farm LIC, a one-acre farm located atop the Standard Motor… Read more »

LIC Springs! street festival returns to Vernon Boulevard Saturday

May. 17, 2024 By bparry

[caption id="attachment_74466" align="alignnone" width="680"] Vernon Avenue will be closed to traffic for the return of LIC Springs! on Saturday afternoon. The event is free and open to the public. Photo courtesy of Long Island City Partnership[/caption]
May 17, 2024 By Bill Parry

New video emerges of slashing suspect at the Queens Plaza subway station in LIC: NYPD

May. 16, 2024 By bparry

[caption id="attachment_74400" align="alignnone" width="680"] Cops are looking for this suspect for allegedly slashing a 22-year-old woman on board an E train as it entered the Queens Plaza subway station in Long Island City on Friday night. Photo courtesy of the NYPD[/caption]
May 16, 2024 By Bill Parry

New Hunter’s Point South city street bringing residential development and waterfront park expansion to community

May. 14, 2024 By emarshall May 14, 2024 By Ethan Marshall A new city street in Long Island City, Malt Drive, is bringing extra residential units and community space to the community. Construction is nearing completion on a 1.43 million-square-foot luxury residential development at 2-20 and 2-21 Malt Dr. Additionally, Hunter’s Point South Park, located… Read more »

Panda Express opens new location in Long Island City

May. 13, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 13, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Panda Express, a popular American Chinese fast-casual restaurant chain, celebrated the opening of its latest outlet on May 1 in Long Island City. The new restaurant, located at 27-14 Queens Plaza S, offers a variety of fan favorites, including Orange Chicken, Beijing Beef,… Read more »

Matted LIC to shut down Vernon Boulevard store after 15 years

May. 10, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 10, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Matted LIC, a gallery and frame shop that has operated on Vernon Boulevard for 15 years, is set to close its doors at its current location at the end of the month.  The store, which offers custom and readymade framing and… Read more »

Free pet vaccination in LIC hosted by ASPCA and CancerCare team Tuesday

May. 10, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 10, 2024 By Athena Dawson The ASPCA, in partnership with CancerCare PAW Program, is hosting a free pet vaccination event on Tuesday, May 14th, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Long Island City. Queens residents can make an appointment to bring their furry friends to Queensbridge Park,… Read more »