An eating/drinking establishment coming to old Scandals space

An ‘eating and drinking establishment’ will be coming to 24-03 Queens Plaza North, the former home of Scandals. The strip club closed in February as a result of rapid gentrification in the area.1 According to permits filed with the DOB in June, “IT IS PROPOSED TO RENOVATE EXISTING COMMERCIAL SPACE FOR EATING AND DRINKING ESTABLISHMENT […]
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Danny Brown isn’t coming to Court Square, report says

Chef Danny Brown won’t be coming to Court Square, according to a report from the New York Business Journal issued last week.1 Brown had been eyeing the retail space at 26-20 Jackson Avenue, which was first reported by our friends over at LIC Talk in May.2 The restaurant was supposed to open in October,3 but […]
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Construction fence up at 27-01 Jackson Avenue

We last checked in on 27-01 Jackson Avenue back in March when demolition had just begun.1 Things have been pretty quiet on the site since then, with the one-story steel canopy and offices still in place from the old Gas Trac station. But those two structures aren’t going to be up for too much longer, […]
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Nicu’s Spoon presents Richard III at Secret Theater from Sept. 29 to Oct. 11

NICU’S SPOON Proudly PresentsRichard IIIA dis-honourable tale. Associate Produced by Identity Theater Company Written by WILLIAM SHAKESPEAREStarring MILTON ELLIOTT*, JOE GENERA, STEPHANIE GOULD*, RACHEL HANDLER, IAN GREGORY HILL, FENTON LI, NICHOLAS LINNEHAN, ALEXANDER NERO, ESTELLE OLIVIA, ESPEN SIGURDSEN, RANDI SOBOL, GUY VENTOLIERE* and PERRI YANIV*Directed by STEPHANIE BARTON-FARCAS LIMITED TWO WEEK ENGAGEMENT SEPTEMBER 29 TO […]
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Free Seminar on Energy Prices for LICP Members

We warmly welcome Long Island City Partnership members to Shi Restaurant on Wednesday, September 30th, to meet with staff members from Reliable Power Alternatives Corporation (RPAC), and to learn how to lower your energy bills while better managing your budget and risk profile. Happy Hour & Introduction 5:30 – 7:30 PM, Wednesday, September 30th Shi […]
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