A Sweetleaf Coffee is coming to Tishman Speyer’s Long Island City project

We last stopped by Tishman Speyer’s Long Island City project at 28-34 Jackson Avenue, 28-10 Jackson Avenue and 30-02 Queens Boulevard, a/k/a “Jackson Park” back in August, when we noted that facade work was nearly complete.1 By 2018, there will be three large residential builds with ground floor retail.2 Among those retail spaces will include a Sweetleaf, which […]
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Q&A with Stan Khavasov of Crescent Barbershop at 42-15 Crescent Street

Crescent Barbershop opened last month at Luna LIC at 42-15 Crescent Street.1 Recently, we sat down with him to speak to him about his new business. The Court Square Blog: How did you get into the hairstyling business? Stan Khavasov: One of the best things that men can do regarding their appearance is get a […]
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Crescent Barbershop opens at 42-15 Crescent Street

In September, the Court Square Blog reported that a barbershop was coming to Luna LIC at 42-15 Crescent Street. The barbershop has in fact opened, as seen in the photo below. The business is called “Crescent Barbershop” and more information can be found on its Facebook page. Haircuts are being offered at the price of $15.
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Hyatt Place to open at 27-07 43rd Avenue on Thursday, Oct. 19

Hyatt Place will open at 27-07 43rd Avenue on Thursday, Oct. 19, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The source requested anonymity because the source is not authorized to speak publicly on the matter. In August, the Court Square Blog reported that the hotel’s website was already accepting reservations starting on Oct. […]
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Construction begins for Book Culture at 26-09 Jackson Avenue

Work has started for Book Culture, which will be coming fall of 2017 to 26-09 Jackson Avenue. The book retailer has three locations in Manhattan’s Upper West Side, and will open in a building that is owned by Rockrose. The New York Times was the first to report the leasing of the space.1 We were […]
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