The neighborhood is expected to get its best views in years of the Macy's fireworks this Fourth of July.
The market and its beer garden will stay open until 10:30 p.m. on Saturday for the holiday.
There will be no parking from 44th Drive to 54th Avenue between Vernon Boulevard and the East River.
A man broke into Lady M Confections on 43rd Road, stealing laptops and tools.
A petition calling for a school to be built at the affordable housing site has more than 400 signatures.
The expansion will complete the park, the first portion of which opened in summer 2013.
Chris Carlson adorned the construction scaffolding next door to his home with art and holiday lights.
The Hunters Point Parks Conservancy event will feature food, music and a contest for best sunset photo.
Tenants began moving into the first of the two affordable buildings last week.
The gallery space in Edison Price Lighting shows off both local art and the company's light fixtures.
The groundbreaking will include stories, face-painting, carnival games and food from local eateries.
Parents still worry that a lack of school space will continue to be a problem in the neighborhood.
Long Island City Partnership will throw its second LIC Springs! block party on Vernon Boulevard May 9.
Parents started a petition after 50 kids were wait-listed at the neighborhood's only elementary school.
The Corner is being built at 47-28 11th St., while Liv@ Murray Park is underway at 11-35 45th Ave.
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