Rockrose plants cherry trees adjacent to Linc LIC

Over the weekend, Rockrose construction crews planted a block of 10 cherry trees in sidewalk planters along 43rd Avenue between Crescent and 24th Streets, adjacent to Linc LIC. Each of the 10 planters will have a Kwanzan cherry tree which will provide pink blossoms in the spring. “We are excited to add 10 new cherry […]
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Before-and-after slideshows of construction in Court Square

Recently, our friends over at Rent Cafe created before-and-after slides showing Long Island City’s ever-changing cityscape. The ones that are related to Court Square are below. Here’s a description from their website:1 Known for its thriving arts scene, lush waterfront parks, and diverse crowds, Long Island City (LIC) has experienced significant growth in the recent […]
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Signage appears for Rockrose retail space at Linc LIC, 43-10 Crescent Street

We were walking by Linc LIC last week when we observed signage for the retail space of the building, located at 43-10 Crescent Street.1┬áThe space is 1,650 square feet, and is the only remaining retail space left in the building.2 The other spots are taken by Food Cellar, World Class Valet and Quik Park. Interested […]
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Food Cellar to open in Court Square on Thursday, sources say

Food Cellar will open its doors to Court Square residents on Thursday, multiple sources with knowledge of the situation confirmed to The Court Square Blog. The sources spoke on condition of anonymity because the date has not been formally announced. Food Cellar had previously tweeted in late October that it was projecting an early November […]
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Food Cellar says that it’s waiting for ConEd

Food Cellar has been a sore topic for Court Square residents. When the original project was announced in 2013, the target opening date was the┬ásummer of 2014.1 We all know that date has long come and gone. Construction on the project didn’t start until late 2014, and appeared to wrap up in August 2015, with […]
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