From creative types to investment bankers, people are drawn to Long Island City, a sprawling area with amazing views, plenty of waterfront parks, and most importantly, conveniently located, affordable, and stylish units. With Gantry State Plaza Park’s historic Pepsi-Cola sign, volleyball court, soccer field, basketball court, children’s playground, and sandy beach-like area, it’s easy to see why so many people are flocking to LIC—including businesses like JetBlue, Lyft, and Uber. It’s a vibrant art and cultural hub here with the SculptureCenter, Noguchi Museum, Chocolate Factory Obie-winning Theater, and MoMA P.S. 1 (where you can partake at the summer Warm Up Parties). This lively neighborhood also hosts a wide variety of great eateries, so be sure to stop by Mu Ramen for a steaming bowl of noodles or the eclectic Mundo at the Paper Factory Hotel for one of their international dishes.
This year, our recommendation is to explore a world once thought to be a fantasy of ‘90s Disney Channel movies and futuristic cartoons: smart home devices.
Once a year Kweighbaye Kotee organizes TedX Bushwick Women. The three hour conference is to inform, empower, and connect with girls, women, and female identifiers on how to create change.
If you’ve ever searched for a rental in a major city, you are probably familiar with the concept of small apartment living.