4 THE COURIER SUN • APRIL 18, 2013 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.couriersun.com Flea & Food Market coming to LIC BY ANGY ALTAMIRANO email@example.com A new outdoor market overlooking the Midtown Manhattan skyline will be coming to Long Island City this June, bringing the community the best in food vendors, antiques, collectibles, art, crafts, fashion and much more. Located in a 24,000-squarefoot lot at the corner of 5th Street and 46th Avenue, LIC FLEA & FOOD will operate every Saturday and Sunday on the waterfront. This market will act as an incubator to help promote and foster businesses, as well as be a fun and vibrant weekend spot for the entire family. “The addition of LIC FLEA to Long Island City only adds to the eclectic mix of restaurants, cafes, shops and art that are offered here in western Queens,” said Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer. “I look forward to seeing Long Island City celebrated every weekend that the market is open because I am sure what we have to offer will not disappoint. Just come out and see for yourself.” LIC FLEA will work as the perfect setting for business owners to grow their businesses and gain prominence, even if they might not be ready to afford a storefront. “LIC Partnership is pleased to support LIC FLEA, which will bring another exciting fun-fi lled weekend attraction to LIC’S waterfront,” said Gayle Baron, president of LIC Partnership. The market will be within walking distance from the No. 7, E and G trains as well as the LIC East River Ferry stop and there is a parking garage right on 5th Street. “LIC FLEA promises to be a weekend destination this spring. My hope is that residents and visitors from around the city will fl ock to LIC FLEA and tell their friends about this exciting new market on the Queens side of the East River,” said Borough President Helen Marshall. In addition to the vast amount of activities LIC has to offer its residents and visitors, LIC FLEA will add onto the excitement of a weekend shopping getaway. “Long Island City has so much to offer residents and the addition of the LIC FLEA & FOOD is a wonderful example of the endless perks of living here on the waterfront,” said Sofi a Estevez, executive vicepresident of TF Cornerstone. LIC FLEA will also create a new destination for visitors looking to get a taste of the beauty of the LIC waterfront. “We are excited about the LIC FLEA as it will be a fun and attractive destination for one of the communities our ferry serves,” said Paul Samulski, creative and marketing offi cer at BillyBey Ferry Company. “Not only will it help make the LIC waterfront a premier weekend destination, but it will also offer a platform for local vendors to gain necessary exposure for their products.” LIC FLEA has partnered with The Queens Courier to list every vendor and to recognize a “vendor of the week” in the newspaper and online at queenscourier.com. “This is very exciting news and another great example of the borough being attractive to residents and business owners,” said Seth Bornstein, executive director of the Queens Economic Development Corporation. Vendors, from the small to the big, can apply to sell at the market at www.LICFLEA. com. Updates will be available through their Facebook and Twitter accounts at Facebook. com/LICFlea and @LICFlea. BUY DIRECT FROM THE MANUFACTURER • Draperies • Vertical Blinds • Honeycomb Shades • Custom Window Shades • Mini Blinds • Roman Shades • Balloon Shades • Swags & Jabots • Shutters • Upholstery • Radiator Covers • Table Pads Nobody Beats Our Prices! FREE Shop At Home Service UP TO 70% OFF LIST PRICE Free Interior Design Consultation *Not to be combined w/other offers. Expires 5/3/13 $50 OFF with purchase of $500 or more $100 OFF with purchase of $1,000 or more GOMER’S Window Treatments SINCE 1962 Factory Showroom: 268 St. & Hillside Ave., Floral Park 1/4mi E. of Little Neck Pkwy. 1-800.522.6156 www.gomersdecorators.com FREE Measuring & Installation w/purchase of $100. w.this ad. NOW AVAILABLE 0% Financing See store for details. $20 OFF with purchase of $200 or more *Not to be combined w/other offers. Expires 5/3/13 *Not to be combined w/other offers. Expires 5/3/13 Total average savings of Let me show you how combining home and auto policies can really add up. Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there.® CALL FOR A QUOTE 24/7 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, State Farm Indemnity Company, State Farm Fire and Casualty Company, State Farm General Insurance Company, Bloomington, IL 0907501 Car + Home Savings Donald A Enga, Agent 216-18 Jamaica Ave 2nd Floor Queens Village, NY 11428 Bus: 718-468-6500 firstname.lastname@example.org $696* *Average annual household savings based on national 2009 survey of new policyholders who reported savings by switching to State Farm.
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