RESOBOX to feature Edo Pop: ‘Modern Icons Meets An Ancient Art Form’

By Ukiyo-e Heroes | Jed Henry & Dave Bull Opening Reception: November 14, 2014 7:00-9:00 pm ◆ Admission: Free ◆ RSVP: info@ resobox.com Exhibition: November 14 – December 4, 2014 RESOBOX, Inc. 41-26 27th Street, Long Island City, NY 11101 USA For hundreds of years, ukiyo-e (or Japanese woodblock prints) has depicted heroes, villains, and monsters in […]
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Demolition permit approved at 42-48 27th Street

On Tuesday, the department of buildings approved a one-story hand demolition permit for 42-48 27th Street.1 The former foreign car repair shop closed sometime within the last year. We did a little research, and it appears the building was put on the market last year, and is now off market.2 The only thing visible on the […]
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Owner aims for late September opening at The Beast Next Door, 42-51 27th Street

Back in July, we got to know our future neighbors at 42-51 27th Street (The Beast Next Door Bar/Cafe) very well.1 Owner John Veenema was kind enough to let us take a tour of the facilities again, and we can’t help but say we came away very impressed. As you can see from the photos below, […]
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Signage up at 42-51 27th Street, future home of Beast bar/cafe

Earlier in the month, we got to know our future neighbors at 42-51 27th Street (The Beast Next Door Bar/Cafe) very well.1 In another sign that the bar is opening soon, the bar painted a sign on its construction fence announcing its imminent arrival last week (seen below). Owner John Veenema previously told the Court Square […]
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The Beast Next Door aims to be ‘the best bar’ in LIC

John Veenema is the owner of 42-51 27th Street, future home of The Beast Next Door. We’ve been tracking construction at the future bar/cafe for quite some time now,1 and John was kind enough to take us through a tour of the construction site and answer a few of our questions. Here’s what he had to […]
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