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

Amazon hosts career day for Variety Boys & Girls Club kids

Last week, kids of the Variety Boys & Girls Club in LIC spent the day at Amazon’s NYC office. The “Speed Mentoring with Amazon and Variety Boys and Girls Club” event included exchanging tips and ideas about school work/goals and Career Advice. The Club’s middle and high school aged kids experienced an inside look at the office, and spent quality time with software engineers, advertisers … Continue reading Amazon hosts career day for Variety Boys & Girls Club kids

LaGuardia Community College opens small business education center

Last week, LaGuardia Community College opened its Goldman Sachs 10,000Small Businesses Education Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The $5 million center was funded by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The 10,000-square-foot space will host trainings, lectures, alumni events and more. The 10,000 Small Businesses program launched as a partnership between LaGuardia and Goldman Sachs to support local entrepreneurs. The program provides training in business development, capital building, … Continue reading LaGuardia Community College opens small business education center

LIC House of the Week 11-24-18

The Long Island City House of the Week is a beautiful condo with jaw-dropping views of the Manhattan skyline. This large two-bedroom in Long Island City’s most exclusive waterfront condo is a true gem that offers unobstructed forever views of the Manhattan skyline, the East River, and a gorgeous riverside park and promenade. The home also features white oak floors, the marble bathrooms and Italian … Continue reading LIC House of the Week 11-24-18

Long Island City House of the Week 11/3/18

The LIC House of the Week is a beautiful 11th floor apartment in the Galerie building. The 3-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home overlooks a tranquil sculpture garden and offers beautiful views of the city. GALERIE is located one stop from Manhattan in the heart of Long Island City, the fastest growing neighborhood in New York. The home’s workmanship is superior, with materials and finishes that are … Continue reading Long Island City House of the Week 11/3/18

City will invest $180M in LIC infrastructure

The city unveiled its Long Island City Investment Strategy this week, which will pump $180 million into the neighborhood’s infrastructure. The strategy was the result of an interagency effort, led by EDC, that began with the LIC Core Rezoning. Here are just some of the deliverables for the neighborhood: DEP will invest $95 million in the area’s sewer system and water mains SCA will build … Continue reading City will invest $180M in LIC infrastructure