QCC Speed Networking: Are You Up For the Challenge?

Morning Speed Networking: Nov 4, 2021 (9 AM – 11 AM) (GMT-4) Four Points by Sheraton Flushing New York Are You Up For the Challenge? It’s the fast paced event that takes you outside your comfort zone. It’s guaranteed to build your professional network and increase your business bottom-line. Within a matter of minutes you’ll be introduced to numerous new […]

LIC Update: October 20, 2021 – Neighborhood Night, Perks, New York Times Feature

Your Resource For All Things LIC MixMeetMake LIC Update: October 20, 2021 ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Visit our Website Become A Member Business Assistance Featured Updates LIC’s Thriving Asian-Owned Businesses Featured in New York Times LIC’s growing Asian community was highlighted in a recent New York Times story by reporter Nicole Hong. The feature denotes the many Asian-owned businesses that […]

What’s in Sunnyside Newsletter

      October 20, 2021 Congratulations to Sticky Wangs for their Grand Opening! Photo by Sticky Wangs. All the way from Buffalo, New York, Sticky Wangs opened earlier this week at the Skillman HUB (40-05 Skillman Ave) in Sunnyside! The Black-owned eatery, and partners to Caribbean Cuisine, specializes in chicken wings and fries. Their flavor selection, ranging from Sorrell […]

Letter to the Editor

Congregants and patrons among residents are hoping for a miracle and requesting developer Trylon LLC/RJ Capital Holdings to respect their wishes and preserve Ohr Natan synagogue and community center at the historic Art Deco Trylon Theater, which was inspired by the 1939 World’s Fair, as well as the Colonial Style Tower Diner property with a clock tower from its bank days, and adjacent essential small businesses.   On November 3 at […]

Greek Orphans and American Missionaries of the 1821 Greek Revolution


The role of the American missionaries who saved and educated orphans from Turkish persecution and massacres has been ignored. They must be credited with bringing Greek boys to the New World, who  put down  the roots of Hellenism  in America. Missionaries toured Turkish dominated Greece, going deep into Asia Minor. They attempted to fulfill their mission of “what service Christianity […]

Community News


‘Pig Beach’ BBQ Opens in LIC If you love barbecue – really love barbecue – then follow your nose to the former Studio Square Beer Garden at 35-33 36th Street in Long Island City for some award-winning ribs and brisket dishes served up with your choice of more than a dozen beers on tap, or a wide range of cocktails, […]

“No Heat” Landlords Face Stiff Penalties


Queens apartment dwellers who find themselves in a deep freeze when landlords turn off the heat as temperatures turn frigid, are urged to use the city HEAT law to help warm things up. The “HEAT” Act, “Heat Enforcement for All Tenants” Act, mandates strict penalties for repeat offenders with multiple heat violations. The law calls for a maximum fine of […]

Crime Watch


Guilty Plea in ‘Friendly-Fire’ Cop Slay Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced last week that the man responsible for sparking a friendly-fire NYPD shooting that killed a Queens detective in February 2019 has pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter and robbery. Katz said Christopher Ransom, 30, formerly of Brooklyn, pleaded guilty in Queens Supreme Court on October 20th to second-degree aggravated […]

Open Letter to the Editor

October 24, 2021   Mr. Eric L. Adams 209 Joralemon Street Brooklyn, NY 11201   Open Letter to Candidate for Mayor Dear Mr. Adams:   My husband, neighbors, members of the Justice For All Coalition and I are gravely concerned about the future of our community. Your platform and priority issues connected to your intention to be the next mayor […]

Open Letter to the Editor

October 24, 2021   Open Letter to Julie Won Candidate for City Council, District 26   Dear Ms. Won: I have reviewed your three top issues and your priorities that define your approach to running for the office of City Council member for District 26. I am writing to urge you to recognize that while bike lanes and WiFi are […]