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Your resource for all things LIC                                                     November 29th, 2018
Tonight: 'LIC Lights Up' Holiday Celebration on Vernon
Please join NYS Senator Michael Gianaris, NYS Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan and NYC Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, The Chocolate Factory Theater and the LIC Business Improvement District    TONIGHT at 6pm  for 
LIC Lights Up A Celebration of Lights in LIC.

For the first time, the LIC BID will have holiday lighting throughout the entire district. Gather with the LIC BID and community leaders at  Hunters Point Community Park on the corner of 48th Avenue and Vernon Boulevard  for a festive event with caroling by Girl Scouts of LIC and SING LIC and complimentary hot chocolate.  A donation drop off site for the  the Floating Hospital's Candy Cane Lane  will be set up. Please bring new a toy, book or children's clothing.

Over 30 BID Businesses will be offering deals and discounts tonight in celebration of our new holiday lighting so be sure to grab a special glow bracelet from an LICP Staff Member tonight to unlock the savings!

Thank you for the organization and support from  Council Member Jimmy Van BramerThe Chocolate Factory Theater Manducatis Rustica , ProHEALTH Dental, The Mill Girl Scouts of LIC and  SING LIC  to make this  event possible.
Planning  Your  Holiday Party?  Host  it  in  LIC! 
photo by LICP Member Melrose Ballroom

As 2018 winds down and you start making plans for your office holiday party, consider all of LIC's world class venues! From intimate settings to enclosed rooftops with breathtaking views, LIC is prepared to host parties of any size, for any occasion. Check out our roundup below and refer back to our business directory for more awesome LIC destinations, including many restaurants, for your next gathering.

Aloft LIC-Manhattan View
27-45 Jackson Avenue
Boro Hotel
38-28 27th Street
43-34 32nd Place, Penthouse
13-06 Queens Plaza South
42-38 9th Street
2-03 Borden Avenue
36-08 33rd Street
44-01 11th Street
8-08 Queens Plaza South
27-05 39th Avenue

Calling all event planners and business managers! 
to ensure they are included in our next roundup!
Next Month: Career Open House  (12/4)

Calling all job seekers and residents! Please join the LIC Partnership, Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement, Urban Upbound, and the Queensbridge Tenant Association for a Career Open House next week on Tuesday, December 4th sponsored by the TD Charitable Foundation. Come meet with local workforce organizations including 
Culture Corner: 
Holiday Sale w/ Brickhouse Ceramic Art Center (12/7-12/9)

Continuing a decade-long tradition, LICP Member  BrickHouse Ceramic Art Center will open its doors to the public for their Annual Holiday Sale next week on December 7, 8, and 9. Over twenty local  artists, both professional ceramicists and  devoted hobbyists, will be presenting  hundreds of their best handmade pottery  work for sale at accessible prices for all the art lovers on your holiday gift list. As an added treat, BrickHouse will  simultaneously host a gallery exhibition of selected works from talented BrickHouse students. For more information, contact Megan Murphy at
Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer's 
9th Annual Holiday Food Drive

Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer' s 9th Annual Food Drive for Queens families in need is underway! You can help by donating non-perishable food items including canned meats, soups, veggies, fruits, as well as infant formula, peanut butter and dried goods so no one has to go hungry this holiday season. All items will go directly to children and families in our communities. Any donation, big or small, is appreciated. 

You can bring items to the Council Member's  District Office at 47-01 Queens Boulevard, Suite 205 in Sunnyside between 9am and 6pm, or drop them off at select Queens Library locations (see left)

Next Month: City Mailroom Ribbon Cutting (12/13)

Please join new LICP Member City Mailroom next month on Thursday, December 13th from Noon to 3pm for their official ribbon cutting ceremony. Celebrate the grand opening of this new, FedEx authorized shipping center in LIC and learn more about their business, printing and shipping services. Lunch and drinks will be served. For more information, please contact
ICYMI: Annual Awards Gala Recap
Thank you to our members, sponsors, partners, honorees and guests for making last week's Annual Awards Gala one to remember. A special thank you to Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul for joining! Over 400 guests joined us at LICP Member Melrose Ballroom as we honored Hunters Point Parks Conservancy and Frank 'Turtle' Raffaele of COFFEED  for their outstanding work in the LIC community and Gary Kesner in recognition of his 16 years of service as Chair of the LICP Board
Thank You To Our Sponsors For Making This Event Possible!
Check out our  Facebook Album from the Event .
Perk of the Week: ProHEALTH Dental

$250 whitening treatment with 
LICP Member  ProHEALTH Dental
50-11 Vernon Blvd
(offer valid until 1/5/19)
LIC Photo of the Week
photo by @anthonycosme

Use hashtag  #LICQNS  on Instagram or Twitter to submit your photo of the week. Be sure to give us a follow on  Facebook Instagram  and  Twitter .
Thank you to our 2018 Annual Sponsors
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LIC in the News

-Eater NY


-Wall Street Journal

-NY Times

Amazon HQ2 critics are 'misinterpreting' the deal: New York Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen

-Wall Street Journal


-LIC Post

Things to Do in LIC This Week


Hunters Point Community Park
Thurs, 11/29 6pm

Thurs, 11/29 7:30pm

This Weekend

Green Space
Fri, 11/30 - Sat 12/1, 8pm-10pm

Variety Boys & Girls Club
Sun, 12/2 11am

Green Space
Sun, 12/2 7pm

Next Week

Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement
Tues, 12/4 8am

LICA Gallery
Tues, 12/4 7pm

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Transportation Updates


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