Pipe scaffolding up at 43-22 Queens Street, future home of Rockrose’s Eagle Loft

Demolition work is continuing at 43-22 Queens Street, the future home of Rockrose’s Eagle Loft.1 Crews recently installed pipe scaffolding around the building, as per a permit approved on Oct. 15.2  Rockrose filed plans with the Department of Buildings back on July 7, and the plans were most recently reviewed (but not yet approved) on […]
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Signage up at The Beast Next Door at 42-51 27th Street

When we stopped by The Beast Next Door at 42-51 27th Street last week, we noticed that the building is now covered in blue paint, and logo signage is up. Owner John Veenema said that he has received most of his permits, and that he hopes to open in “early December.” He’s also waiting on […]
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Public Morals to film in Court Square

The upcoming television show “Public Morals” will be filming in Court Square next week. Signs like the above were seen on Queens Plaza South and 21st Street. Here’s a little more about the show via IMDB,1 which will begin to air in 2015: Set in 1967 in New York City’s Public Morals Division, where cops […]
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Participate in LICBID Expansion Survey

A Business Improvement District is a formal organization made up of property owners and commercial tenants within a defined boundary, dedicated to supporting business development and improving an area’s quality of life. Long Island City Partnership currently manages the Long Island City Business Improvement District (LIC BID), encompassing Queens Plaza North and South from 21st […]
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Construction at 44-80 11th Street has reached top floor

It’s only been about a month since we checked in on 44-80th Street,1 but things have been moving along quickly since then. In our October check-in, we saw that the building had just started to build the 7th floor of an 8-floor building. Last week, we saw that construction crews had just finished putting up […]
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