NEWS & PRESS

  • Long Island City is undergoing a development boom

    NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - Whichever way you turn in Long Island City, avoiding the sight of construction is nearly impossible. "A sense of place is what makes people actually want to live somewhere," said Justin Elghanayan, the president ...

  • iPark opens at 43-25 Hunter Street

    iPark opens at 43-25 Hunter Street iPark has opened at Rockrose's Hayden building at 43-25 Hunter Street. Signage appeared on the street earlier in the week, as seen in the photo below. Earlier in the month, construction crews did a ...

  • National consulting firm Bates White inks deal for new D.C. office

    Economic consulting firm Bates White LLC will shift its D.C. headquarters within the central business district early next year from Franklin Square to the newly expanded and renovated Alexander Court. The national firm, which has called 1300 Eye St. NW ...

  • Italian restaurant with focus on pizza opens on Jackson Avenue

    An Italian restaurant that focuses heavily on pizza opened its doors yesterday in the Court Square section of Long Island City. Levante, located at 26-21 Jackson Avenue, serves pizza cooked at high temperatures in a wood burning oven as well ...

  • Long Island City Survey Finds Neighborhood Is Hungry for More Restaurants

    Apparently Long Island City is craving more new restaurants. Development group Long Island City Partnership found that 19 percent of the more than 1,300 surveyed residents consider restaurants one of three top pressing needs in the neighborhood, with more than ...

  • Survey Finds LIC Residents Want More Places To Shop

    As nationwide retail sales fell for a second month, there's one neighborhood in Queens where it appears demand for more retailers is on the rise. Our Gene Apodaca has more on this new survey.The Toby's Estate Coffee Roasters, which has ...

  • As opening nears, a look inside 27-26 Jackson Avenue, future home of ‘Sapps’

    Last week, we reported that permanent signage had appeared at the future home of Japanese eatery "Sapps" at 27-26 Jackson Avenue.1 "We're looking at a late August or September opening," owner Shih Lee said to The Court Square Blog. Lee ...

  • Long Island City sees burst of new apartment towers, but restaurants fail to keep pace

    Developers are adding rental units in Long Island City at a blistering pace, but retail space for new restaurants is not keeping up, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Numerous rental towers have already come online, and ...

  • In a Sea of New Apartments in Long Island City, Restaurants Remain in

    Dining options take top spot as the type of brick-and-mortar retail most needed, according to survey. Residents and workers in Long Island City are hungry for more dining options, a recent study showed. Restaurants took the top spot as the ...

  • Uniqlo opening pop-up store in downtown D.C.

    Uniqlo, the super popular Japanese fast-fashion retailer, is finally landing in D.C. proper. The retailer has signed a lease to do a temporary location at 1090 F St. NW in Penn Quarter, which was formerly home to an American Apparel ...

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