Literary, Long Island City May 08, 2017 Book Culture to Open a New Bookstore in LIC Long Island City is getting a new bookstore – Book Culture! Share this Scoop by Meg Cotner total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Long Island City is getting a new bookstore – Book Culture! by Meg Cotner Share this Scoop total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Related scoops Astoria Small Business Owner Spotlight: Lexi Beach & Connie Rourk... Astoria Bookshop Turns Three! Party on Sunday Best of Astoria- Mackenzi’s Picks Book Culture’s shelves of books in their Manhattan store. Book lovers, rejoice – Book Culture is opening another bookstore, this time in Long Island City. The news was reported in the NY Times’s recent article, Long Island City Grows Ever Skyward. Yes, yes, another NYT real estate article, but it does have some good info in it, like this business about Book Culture’s new location. Here’s the quote: “Ink-on-paper fans may also be heartened to learn that Book Culture, which has several Manhattan locations, has leased a 2,300-square-foot space at 26-09 Jackson, another Rockrose berth. And to increase the likelihood that Book Culture survives after it opens next year, Rockrose is discounting its rent until it can turn a profit, Mr. [Justin] Elghanayan said. ‘We think it’s important for the soul of the neighborhood,’ he said.” Book Culture also posted about it on their Facebook page: “The rumors are true – Book Culture will be opening a 4th store in LIC!” This means that we’ll have another quality, local, independent bookstore in Western Queens, along with fan favorite The Astoria Bookshop. Perhaps this is the beginning of a new era for bookstores in Queens? Whatever may be, we are thrilled to welcome Book Culture to Queens! Twitter Facebook Email Print Book CulturebookstoreJackson AvenueRockrose Development Corp About Meg Cotner Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver. Related scoops Astoria Small Business Owner Spotlight: Lexi Beach & Connie Rourk... Astoria Bookshop Turns Three! Party on Sunday Best of Astoria- Mackenzi’s Picks 3 Comments Paula May 11th, 2017 There was a book store in Astoria, Queens ‘Seaburn Bookstore’ and Sam Chekwas was the store owner. This store is now closed. Mr. Chekwas said he was going to open a small bookstore in LIC. By chance,do you know of this new bookstore? and its location? Thank you. Reply Mackenzi Farquer May 19th, 2017 Not at all related. Reply Laura Moen May 9th, 2017 Yeah, I worked for Rockrose Development for a year and they don’t care about preserving the neighborhood. They’re all horrible people who like every other real estate company only care about money. We shouldn’t be celebrating their development of LIC. The Elghanayans are disgusting. They profited from the destruction of Five Points. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.