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Meg Cotner

Make Music New York Fun

by Meg Cotner

I don’t know about you, but I love Make Music New York – it is such a fun event. Astoria had a ton of participating sites, which meant lots of (…)

Pop -Up Pianos

by Meg Cotner

My friend Heather alerted me to the presence of Pop-Up Pianos in Astoria and LIC last week and then over the weekend, a few other friends brought this to my (…)

Cinema Soiree Fun

by Meg Cotner

Last night I stopped by the Cinema Soiree at Hell Gate Social. As we’ve mentioned, this was a fundraiser for the Outdoor Cinema series at Socrates Sculpture Park. It’s a (…)

Waterfront Vision Plan Reception

by Meg Cotner

A while back , we told you about a series of neighborhood listening sessions about the Astoria/LIC waterfront, organized by Green Shores and the Trust for Public Land. The sessions (…)

Donate to the Astoria Park Shore Fest

by Meg Cotner

For the past couple of years, the Astoria Park Shore Fest (formerly known as the Astoria Water Walk) has happened for three successive weekends each August. Shore Blvd along Astoria (…)

Newtown Creek Cruise

by Meg Cotner

We were recently made aware of a really interesting event coming up – a cruise along Newtown Creek. Newtown Creek is, of course, the waterway (it’s an estuary, just like (…)

Scenes from Whitey Ford Field

by Meg Cotner

Yesterday I headed west to the Build it Green! block party, and wandered past the festivities and toward Whitey Ford Field (located at the west end of 26th Ave). I (…)

Spring in Astoria Park

by Meg Cotner

Yesterday I took a walk over to Astoria Park and saw for myself just how beautiful it is this spring, so I thought I’d share some of the photos with (…)

Sparrow Film Project Awards Gala

by Meg Cotner

Back at the beginning of March we told you about Sparrow’s Sixth Film Project, encouraging you to sign up and submit a film. Well, the day has come to check (…)

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