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They do things differently in Long Island City. Up is down, black is white, there's a beach where people are literally fenced off from the water, and out there, Amish Market is being called foodcellar (no caps=so cool). The last bit of information comes from neighborhood blog liQcity, who's also spreading a bit of rumormongering about Met Foods. Namely, that the chain may be moving to the area. "If the deal goes through, it will be located very close to the actual Vernon/Jackson intersection. Will LIC go from zero to 60 in grocery stores in less than a year? It’s possible." Sweet, sweet hope.
· It's called the foodcellar, not the Amish Market; Random buzz in Vern/Jax. [liQcity]
· Neighborhood Watch [Racked]
· RackedWire: LIC's Amish Market Officially Delayed, Hayden-Harnett Sale Extended [Racked]
· Breaking RackedWire: LIC To Finally Gain A Supermarket [Racked]