26-20 Jackson Avenue begins to rise

The last time we checked on 26-20 Jackson Avenue,1 the construction crew was still tearing down the exterior. Well, that phase of the project has completed and now the building is beginning to rise. The project is set to complete in summer of 2014, and will be a 5-story rental building. Checking in on 26-20 […]
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Old Da Gianni’s Ristorante space up for lease

Da Gianni’s Ristorante on 21-50 44th Drive closed in 2013, and now the retail space is up for lease. The owner of the space put the above sign up within the last few weeks. The 2,600 sq. ft. space is asking for a rate of $8,900 per month. Here’s more details from the listing:1 Full size dining […]
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Review: The Unlikely Ascent of Sybil Stevens

What happens when an imperfect character stumbles into an unwanted 15 minutes of fame? Kari Bentley-Quinn’s The Unlikely Ascent of Sybil Stevens1 is an entertaining exploration of the complexities of becoming a limited vortex public figure in the Internet age and the dangers that can go with it. The play centers around Sybil Stevens (Jennifer Gordon Thomas), […]
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Two bed, two bath apartment at Arris Lofts hits the market

A two bed, two bath, 1,574 square foot apartment at Arris Lofts at 27-28 Thomson Avenue was released to the market earlier this week.1 Apt. 422 is a south facing unit and the asking price is $1,220,000. Just as a reference point, in October, 2011, the apartment was listed at $950,000.2 My, how times have changed in the rapidly emerging […]
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“Welcome to LIC” Breakfast with Melinda Katz

The Long Island City Partnership will be hosting a “Welcome to LIC” Breakfast with Queens Borough President Melinda Katz on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 8-9:30 am at the CUNY Law Auditorium at 2 Court Square.1 Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer will introduce her, and our LIC Partnership president Liz Lusskin will also be speaking along with […]
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