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Your resource for all things LIC                                                      December 13th, 2018
Holiday Programming in LIC Roundup
Happy Holidays, LIC! As we gear up for 2019, some of our local favorites are winding down 2018 with awesome holiday programming. Check out our roundup below and be sure to refer back to our community calendar for more great events.

The Freckled Moose
Thursday, Dec 13th, 6:30-9:30pm

Modern Spaces
Friday, Dec 14th, 3-5pm
Museum of the Moving Image
Saturday & Sunday, Dec 15th-6th, 11am
Gantry Loft 
Wednesday, Dec 19th, 5-8:30pm
Book Culture LIC
Wednesday, Dec 19th, 7pm
Woodside Library
Thursday, Dec 20th, 6pm
Winter Recess Family Programs
Museum of the Moving Image

Hosting a New Year's Eve Celebration in LIC?  Submit your event to our community calendar or contact to be included in next week's roundup!
Reminder: Give Local This Holiday Season
Looking for giving opportunities this holiday season? Long Island City is home to many non-profit organizations that work tirelessly all year long and they always welcome a helping hand. Contact our friends at Hour Children, The Floating Hospital, Urban Upbound, Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement, the 108th Precinct Community Council and all of LIC's non-profits to find out how you can pitch in. 
Apply: Borough President Katz's African American Heritage Committee Scholarship
Each year, through the Office of Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, the African American Heritage Committee awards scholarships to graduating High School Seniors pursuing a post-secondary education. Recipients receive a monetary award for academic expenses. Applicant must be a Queens resident.  Interested seniors must submit completed application with an official transcript of your grades by 5:00 p.m. on January 17, 2019. Transcripts can be emailed to or faxed to
(718) 286-3134 Apply today.
Next Week: City Chemist Holiday Soiree (12/21)

Please join City Chemist next Friday, December 21st from 8am to 8pm
for their Holiday Soiree. Guests will enjoy 15% off in store and can qualify for a 20% off promotion during their pre-sale. For more information, please contact or call (718) 736-2200.
Next Month:  LICP Business Breakfast with the 
NYC Department of Buildings Commissioner Chandler (1/29)
Please join us for our first Business Breakfast of 2019 as we host NYC Department of Buildings Commissioner Rick Chandler at our office on Tuesday, January 29th from 8-10am for a presentation to learn about the new features of the DOB NOW self-service online platform that will significantly streamline the filing process for building owners, design professionals, licensees, and filing representatives. RSVP.
Free for LICP Members
$25 for Non-Members
Culture Corner:  RAW Gallery @ The Factory LIC

Please join LIC Arts Open as they occupy The Factory LIC with their RAW Gallery. With over 75 artists on display across two exhibitions, the gallery will be open every day from 9am to 9pm now through January 4th. Learn more about LIC Arts Open and visit the RAW Gallery before the show closes!
Perk of the Week: Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge

Still looking to book your holiday party or New Year's celebration?
Now through 12/31, book a celebration with 
at the discounted rate of $46 per person!
LIC Photo of the Week

Photo by @jswimmer2010

Use hashtags #LICLocal and 
#LICQNS on Instagram or Twitter to submit your photo of the week.
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LIC in the News

New York's Top 10 New Restaurants of 2018
-NY Times

How Amazon can build a talent pipeline in its new Queens home
-Crain's NY Business

LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City opens 10,000 Small Businesses Education Center

Innovo in contract to buy LIC industrial site for $75M
-The Real Deal

Innovation, Inspiration and Location Shape This Long Island City Design Studio
-Business of Home

How Amazon HQ2 Will Affect Long Island City
-Real Estate Weekly

How New York's Streets Are Changing for the L Train Shutdown

What a poll on Amazon in Queens says about the city
-Crain's NY Business

New renderings of 1,100-unit Hunter's Point South project in Long Island City

Come visit LIC Arts Open's Third Annual Fall Salon and Open Studios
-Times Ledger

Only 700 Amazon Workers are Coming to Long Island City in 2019

How did NYC woo Amazon to Long Island City?
-Curbed NY

Exclusive New Rendering Revealed For Durst's Queens Plaza Park In Long Island City
-NY Yimby

Some of western Queens' biggest movers and shakers are part of new Amazon Community Advisory Committee

Things to Do in LIC This Week


The Freckled Moose
Thurs, 12/13, 6pm

Mt. Sinai Queens
Thurs, 12/13, 6pm

This Weekend

Modern Spaces
Fri, 12/14, 3pm

The Creek and The Cave
Fri, 12/14, 8pm

Museum of the Moving Image
Fri, 12/14, 9pm

Museum of the Moving Image
Sat, 12/15 & Sun, 12/16, 11am

The Creek and The Cave
Sun, 12/16, 9pm

Next Week

Mt. Sinai Queens
Wed, 12/19, 5pm

Gantry Loft
Wed, 12/19, 5pm

Book Culture LIC
Wed, 12/19, 7pm

Transportation Updates


(Until February 2019)

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