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Apr 21, 2015

Happy Anniversary We Heart

Five years ago three fabulous Astoria-loving bloggers started We Heart Astoria. When I moved into the neighborhood (4 years ago) I stumbled across this blog, and it connected me to (…)

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Screen Shot 2015-04-12 at 6.15.48 PMFive years ago three fabulous Astoria-loving bloggers started We Heart Astoria. When I moved into the neighborhood (4 years ago) I stumbled across this blog, and it connected me to the neighborhood in the best way possible. I learned about new arrivals, neighborhood gossip, and the best places to eat and drink.

In celebration of We Heart Astoria’s big birthday, some of our friends have created some special items available from now until mid-May.

If you give them a sample-share with us on social media #weheartanniversary. What do you heart most about We Heart Astoria? Tell us in the comments section or on social media!

Astoriarita at Tacuba Mexican Catina

IMG_1022If you attended our caliente Best of Astoria party you might have had a chance to sample the spicy, salty, lip-smacking good Astoriarita. If you didn’t get a chance to try this at our party, you can now get one until May 15th! Enjoy and say feliz cinco anos! (35-01 36th St., Astoria) (718) 486-2727

Hearts of Palm at Ovelia

Anniversary Item_OveliaWe are big fans of Ovelia and we love what they created in celebration of our five-year anniversary! Hearts of palm hummus with lentils, artichoke hearts, and capers. It’s the perfect appetizer! Can’t you taste it?? This special appetizer will be available starting Friday.  (34-01 30th Avenue, Astoria) (718) 721-7217

Red Heart Sonjas at Mundo

Red Sonjas_MundoOur good friends at Mundo are putting a heart spin on their famous Red Sonjas! Squeeze a little lemon on top of a heart-shaped red lentil concoction and enjoy! (37-06 36th Street, Long Island City) (718) 706-8636 

View from Hellgate at Sekend Sun

Screen Shot 2015-04-13 at 7.49.31 PM2014 Best New Arrival nominee, Sekend Sun, has mixed up a fantastic cocktail celebrating our love (or heart) of Astoria. Called the View from Hell Gate, this drink is made with Rock ‘n Rye, Amaro, pineapple juice, ginger, lime, and is finally topped with Ginger Ale. It comes in a highball on the rocks with a half orange wheel. Delicious! Have one and toast us while toasting your neighborhood! (32-11 Broadway, Astoria) (917) 832-6414     

  

 

About Emily Rios

Emily Rios manages special events, sponsored content and advertising clients as WHA's Business Development Director. She is a passionate and dedicated youth developer with a strong background in non-profit management, and works as Senior Manager of Youth Leadership at generationOn.

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