“The individuals and companies arrested in connection with this alleged illegal dumping scheme put the health of Suffolk County residents at risk out of pure greed,” Sini said. “These defendants are alleged to have knowingly dumped solid waste and potentially hazardous materials into our residents’ backyards and parks just to line their pockets.”
Floating Beer Garden on Repurposed Ferry Coming to Long Island City, Queens
by Ayasha Guerin, 08/20/12
Photo credit: DNAinfo/Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska
Thirsty Long Island City-ites will soon be getting a new watering hole – on a boat. The floating bar will reside upon an old ferry in the area’s Anable Basin, and will boast a lively new beer garden for the nabe. The project’s initiator, Matt Quigley, began the new waterfront venue as a way to enliven and further revitalize Hunters Point.