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Apr

23

2015

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Where can you enjoy smokin’ South Korean barbecue and freshly brewed beer in Long Island City? Lucky for us, at Rockaway Brewing Company. The brewers invited Kimchi Smoke back for a […]

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Apr

17

2015

Four Reasons to Hang in There Until May

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Hope you’re hungry! A handful of new restaurants are popping up this spring in Long Island City. May promises more consistent weather and even more delectable dining options. Tamashii Ramen Ramen lovers […]

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Apr

16

2015

Weekend Link Love- What We’re Reading Edition

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Simon Denny: The Innovator's Dilemma

Air pollution is a real problem in our neighborhood.   LIC is getting a 4th park space for dogs.   It’s Participatory Budgeting time and your votes can help make […]

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Apr

14

2015

Sample Ballot, Participatory Budget 2015

If you are unfamiliar, participatory budgeting is a democratic process in which tax payers vote on how a portion of the public budget is allocated. As a District 26 resident, if you […]

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Apr

09

2015

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When my co-proprietor, Jillian, and I opened our lifestyle store in Long Island City, calling it LIC: living made perfect sense. In 2012 the retail  landscape was underdeveloped. Our primary […]

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Apr

07

2015

Queens to welcome Brooklyn Boulders this Summer

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Brooklyn Boulders

Is there room in Queens for climbers from the County of Kings? We think so. Well established climbing facility, Brooklyn Boulders is making the Queensbridge neighborhood their fourth home. With locations […]

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Apr

03

2015

Wax On, Wax Off in LIC

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Unbeknownst to me, European Wax Center opened quietly on Center Blvd. in Long Island City this January. I blame the dead of winter combined with… shall we say, a more relaxed […]

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