Although Stickbulb, the lighting brand that creates modular fixtures from recycled lumber, has received lots of attention in the design world (even winning “Best in Show” at NYC x Design in 2017), the company has never had a proper showroom until now.
Source: Stickbulb’s First Showroom in Long Island City | Architectural Digest
“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.”
Source: NY’s Biggest Dumping Bust Nabs 24 on Long Island
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.
via Floating Beer Garden on Repurposed Ferry Coming to Long Island City, Queens | Inhabitat New York City.