Etto Espresso Bar at 42-77 Hunter Street gets signage

Signage is up at 42-77 Hunter Street announcing the future arrival of Etto Expresso Bar.1 The sign says that coming soon there will be “really… really good coffee,” as seen in the photo below. Construction inside the retail space began in late July and approved permits call for a “PROPOSED EATING & DRINKING ESTABLISHMENT. NO CHANGE IN USE, […]
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Musical Rent sells out four-show run in September at Secret Theatre

Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical Rent has sold out its Sept. 23 – 27 run at Court Square’s Secret Theatre. The show is being presented by The 5th Floor Theatre Company. “We have received an overwhelming response to the run and have currently sold out of tickets,” said an email from 5th Floor. “Please continue to […]
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LIC Expansion Dock Party – Aug 29, 2-5PM

Grab a friend, bring the kids, it’s a party, and YOU are invited! Join us in celebrating 12 new Citi Bike stations in Long Island City, Queens! Who: Citi Bike, Hunters Park Point Conservancy, and Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer  Where: Hunters Point Park South near the new Citi Bike station at Center Ave & Borden  […]
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Foundation work underway at 27-21 44th Drive

In June, we spotted a rendering on 27-21 44th Drive after permits were approved by the DOB on April 15.1 Since then, construction crews have started foundation work on the site, and, as seen in photos below, steel beams are rising from the ground. The Department of Buildings permits call for a 26-story residential tower with 104,354 square feet of […]
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Permits pre-filed for an eight-story residential build at 21-30 44th Drive

On Wednesday, we spotted a new permit pre-filed with the Department of Buildings for an eight-story residential build at 21-30 44th Drive.1 The permit calls for 74 units with 99,980 square feet of residential space and a FAR of 4.00. According to the permit, the owner of the lot is Miguel Oks, who has previously developed […]
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