LIC district leader posts in play on June 23

TWO CANDIDATES MAKE THEIR  PITCH FOR YOUR VOTE Electing Democrats and wanting reform isn’t enough. Working to make changes for the better in our neighborhoods, city and state by partnering with leaders that recognize our commitment is what the district deserves. We represent the people of this district and that’s who we will always be working for. Queens has traditionally been the incubator of New … Continue reading LIC district leader posts in play on June 23

First responder advocates deliver lunch to NYPD Transit officers

Michael Barasch, managing partner at Barasch McGarry, teamed up with the Retired Sergeants Association and the FealGood Foundation to donate lunch to first responders at the NYPD Transit Bureau K9 Unit in Long Island City last week. “These people are our heroes,” Barasch said. “They need to be fed and they need to be taken care of, so they can take care of us.” “In this … Continue reading First responder advocates deliver lunch to NYPD Transit officers

One-of-a-kind seafood festival returns to LIC this weekend

  The nation’s only  sustainable seafood festival, Aquarius, will return to The Foundry in LIC on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 8pm – 1am. Guests will be invited to partake in a boundless journey of sensory and visual imagination at this 3rd annual festival highlighting sustainable seafood and farm fresh cocktails. Unsustainable practices for fishing, farming and sourcing seafood not only harm the environment, but they … Continue reading One-of-a-kind seafood festival returns to LIC this weekend

Gail Mellow to deliver final commencement address

Gail Mellow, the outgoing president of LaGuardia Community College, will deliver the keynote address at the college’s 47th Commencement on June 13 at the Barclays Center. It will be Mellow’s last commencement, as she announced plans to step down in August 2019. Mellow has served as president since 2000. LaGuardia CC’s class of 2019 has more than 1,700 students who will receive their associate degree … Continue reading Gail Mellow to deliver final commencement address

Gail Mellow to step down from LaGuardia Community College

Last week, LaGuardia Community College President Gail O. Mellow announced that she will step down in August. “After almost 20 years as president, I continue to be amazed at what our community accomplishes,” she said in a statement. “We are an astonishing institution and it starts with our formidable students, with their extraordinary passion for learning and determination to overcome obstacles and thrive.” LaGuardia Community … Continue reading Gail Mellow to step down from LaGuardia Community College

LIC House of the Week 2/16/19

The Long Island City House of the Week is a state-of-the-art three-family house. Each of the three apartments offers two bedrooms, two modern bathrooms, a laundry room and a balcony. The entire home features modern kitchens, Pella Windows, clawfoot tubs, thermostatic shower panels, surround sound speakers and more. There’s alos a wired alarm system with camera. The home is located near the new ferry to … Continue reading LIC House of the Week 2/16/19

Chip NYC’s new Cinnamon Roll Cookie debuts Wednesday at the Variety Boys & Girls Club in LIC

Chip NYC is “chipping in” at the Variety Boys & Girls Club in LIC by hosting a Chip POP UP event this Wednesday, 4-8pm, at the Variety Boys & Girls Club (21-12 30th Rd. LIC). The Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens is a local non-profit that inspires children to discover their passions through a diverse array of youth development programs. The Club serves … Continue reading Chip NYC’s new Cinnamon Roll Cookie debuts Wednesday at the Variety Boys & Girls Club in LIC