Reverse gentrification

CRIME and real estate, that’s what we have for you today.  The latter is ubiquitous the former quite rare in Long Island City.  Well the part of LIC that most readers live in.  Nevertheless it’s a reminder during this Holiday season that more serious problems than the lack of a good Chinese restaurant or the oversupply of rental units1 abound not too far away.

//ON the topic of ubiquitous, don’t miss the great profile below on Jimmy Van Bramer and his run to be Speaker of the City Council.

//WHAT’S UP asks a reader (repeatedly) about the construction project at Hunters Point most trafficked corner, 49-18 Vernon Blvd.  Jokingly also known as the future home of Starbucks, the reader notes that construction has been halted (once again) for months.

Oversupply Not a Concern: LIC Real Estate Panelmaybe not in office space, but if I were a bank lending to a residential developer…

LIC is Getting Yet Another Rental Building30 stories, 82 units

Savanna Begins $35 Million Renovation of Falchi Buildingwasn’t one just completed a few years ago?

Two Robbed at Gunpoint in Murray Park@ 6:30pm!

Gianaris Calls For Shut Down of Show Palacec’mon, they’re completely nude transparent

20-year old Fatally Shot in Long Island CityRavenswood to be exact

Dark Horse Speaker Hopeful Talks Working Class Roots“the struggles that my family has encountered follow me and inform a lot of what I do in public life.”

A Charlie Brown Christmas Returns to Secret Theatreall tickets less than $20, go!

  1. shed a tear for developers

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