Author: jmoro

Luxury condominium in Long Island City sells out in only 10 months

Aug. 4, 2023 By Julia Moro The luxury condominium building, NOVO LIC, located in Dutch Kills sold out in only 10 months. NOVO LIC, developed by Park Construction Corp, features 65 one- and two-bedroom apartments across two seven-story buildings priced at $659,000. The sellout was handled by The Gavrilov Grosso Team at The Corcoran Group. “Buyers were… Read more »

Colombian pride on full display during festive Jackson Heights parade

July 24, 2023 By By Gabriele Holtermann It was all about Colombian pride and culture at the annual Colombian Independence Day Parade in Jackson Heights on Sunday, July 23. Colombian Americans came out in droves and lined up along Northern Boulevard between 69th and 85th streets, waving Colombian flags and cheering on dancers donning traditional… Read more »

Queensbridge nonprofit takes local kids on trip to Universal Studios

July 12, 2023 By By Ethan Marshall The Queensbridge nonprofit Operation Safe Block Inc. held its annual “The World is Yours” trip to Universal Studious for approximately 50 local Queens kids between the ages of 7 and 14 last weekend. The trip was made possible thanks in large part to the organization’s sponsors, including legendary… Read more »

Thousands turnout for Independence Day fireworks at Astoria Park

June 30, 2023 By Julia Moro Attendees at Astoria Park were left in awe as they watched the fireworks show over the East River on Thursday, June 29. The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (LDC) Inc. hosted its early Independence Day celebration on the Astoria Park Great Lawn and Shore Boulevard between the Hell Gate… Read more »

Sushi by Boū opens modern speakeasy-inspired omakase restaurant in Astoria

Friday, June 23 By Julia Moro  Sushi by Boū has officially opened its newest location offering a modern speakeasy omakase concept in Astoria at 41-17 Broadway. This is Sushi by Boū’s second location in Queens; the first is located in Bayside. The Astoria location debuts its newest Disco Sushi concept, with table service hosting up to… Read more »