Construction finishes for The Shannon Pot at 10-50 44th Drive

The Shannon Pot has finished construction at its new location at 10-50 44th Drive. We were walking by the site over the weekend and saw that bar stools and tables are set up, and permanent signage has appeared, as seen in the photos below. The retail space used to house the East River Coffee Shop.1 The Shannon […]
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Oktoberfest at Bierocracy

Sunday, September 17–October 03, 2017 4:00PM–11:00PM Oktoberfest is the largest beer festival in the world and has been celebrated for centuries. And you can get a piece of it here in Long Island City. Stop by Bierocracy during Oktoberfest to try out authentic Bavarian bier and food. We can’t wait to celebrate with you! www.bierocracy.com
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Re Pub LIC 50 at 10-09 50th Avenue closes

Thanks to tipster Mickey D., who let us know that Re Pub LIC  50 at 10-09 50th Avenue closed recently. Yelp also lists the former tavern as closed.1 According to its (still functional) website, “Republic is a locally owned tavern in the center of LIC. We host a variety of weekly events with a kitchen open late.”2 No […]
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Shih Lee, Eric Lehrer ‘excited’ to open Japanese eatery ‘Sapps’ at 27-26 Jackson Avenue

In April, reports surfaced that Shih Lee would be opening a Japanese restaurant at 27-26 Jackson Avenue, a space owned by Rockrose.12 We recently sat down with Lee and his partner for the project, Eric Lehrer, to discuss the new eatery and their thoughts about Court Square. Here are various snippets from our conversation with […]
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