City Chemist plans to open this week at 43-25 Hunter Street

When we last reported on City Chemist inside the retail space at 43-25 Hunter Street in October, a source told us that owners were pushing to open by the end of the month.1 When we stopped by over the weekend, we saw that there’s a sign on the door stating that the pharmacy intends on opening […]
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Community Planting Days Nov. 15-17

The Long Island City Partnership and Long Island City Business Improvement District are excited to announce their first ever community volunteer days to plant tulip bulbs in 67 tree pits across the streets of the LIC Business Improvement District. We need your help! Over 100 volunteers are needed for November 15th-17th and will plant in […]
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Signage appears for ‘Plaza Hotel’ at 40-40 27th Street

We last checked in on 40-40 27th Street, the future home of a nine-story hotel, back in December, when facade work was nearly finished.1 When we stopped by last week, we saw that construction is complete and signage has appeared for ‘Plaza Hotel,’ as seen in the photo below. On-site signage calls for a December, […]
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Plywood fence appears at 27-14 39th Avenue

A plywood fence has appeared at a one-story warehouse at 27-14 39th Avenue. A demolition permit was approved back in April for the former home of Electrical International Incorporated.1 Once that’s been knocked down, a four floor, six apartment building will rise in its place. Those permits were filed in October, 2017 at last reviewed in March.2 The […]
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