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Eat, Drink, Explore - Woodbines LIC

LIC, Emerging Beer Capital of Queens

— Jun 1, 2016

Long Island city is quickly becoming a beer lover's paradise. With several established breweries and new ones popping up all the time, LIC is the destination for craft beer enthusiasts.

The 11th Annual Taste of LIC

— May 11, 2016

Every summer, something truly special happens in our beloved Long Island City. On Monday, June 13th, the best food and drink that LIC has to offer can be found in one place, Gantry Plaza State Park. Taste of LIC is brought to you by The Chocolate Factory with honored guest, our district's Majority Leader, and Chair of the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Jimmy Van Bramer.

All About Gin

— Apr 15, 2016

Whether you love or hate it, you can’t deny the interesting past of this ancient spirit. Its old roots and strong, polarizing flavor have made it both a bar staple and a liquor people love to turn their noses up at. However, with the increasing popularity of quality gins and the creation of new and exciting ways to utilize the stuff in cocktails, gin is having a much deserved resurgence. In anticipation of our Hendrick’s and Hella Co. event on April 18th, we did a little research on this...

Vernon Boulevard’s 3rd Annual LIC Springs! Event

— Apr 8, 2016

On May 14th from 12pm to 5pm, our beloved Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City plays host to one of the most exciting events of the year, LIC Springs! A free festival that celebrates our close-knit community, it will be a day of music, dancing, art, and much more.

We Talk with Local LIC Purveyor, The Truffleist

— Apr 4, 2016

Truffle oil seems to be everywhere these days. From truffle fries, to infused butter and seasonings; this unusual and expensive ingredient has something to add to nearly every dish. In our own beloved Long Island City, a little truffle revolution is happening just over on Borden Avenue. Jimmy Kunz, founder of The Truffleist, has begun sharing his amazing homemade products with the rest of us.