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Meg Cotner

Rose & Joe’s Italian Bakery

by Meg Cotner

One of my favorite places in the neighborhood is Rose & Joe’s bakery.  They are a traditional NYC Italian bakery, selling Italian cookies, breads, little panini, pound cakes, muffins, croissants, (…)

Astoria Water Walk Week 2

by Meg Cotner

This weekend brings us the second installation of the Astoria Water Walk!  This week’s focus:  FOOD! The Astoria Water Walk presents Taste the Neighborhood. Yummeh! Here’s the schedule of free (…)

Astoria Water Walk on Sunday

by Meg Cotner

This weekend hails the second year of the Astoria Water Walk! What is the Astoria Water Walk? It’s a celebration of fun on Shore Blvd along Astoria Park, in the (…)

Astoria Music Now

by Meg Cotner

This Saturday hails the coming of Astoria Music Now, a day-long celebration of local rock/pop music talent taking place right in Astoria Park, sponsored by Astoria Music & Arts.   This (…)

Socrates Outdoor Cinema Schedule

by Meg Cotner

One of my favorite parts of summer in Astoria is the Socrates film series – I’ve seen great films there from France, Iran, and beyond, and always enjoyed myself. Not (…)

Queens Art Express is Back

by Meg Cotner

The Queens Art Express returns! In its second year, it will “feature performances, exhibitions, art events and great places to eat in the unique cultural communities along the route of (…)

Astoria Scum River Bridge Video

by Meg Cotner

The Astoria Scum River Bridge appeared one day under the 33rd Street Hell Gate Bridge viaduct approach, to the fascination, appreciation, and curiosity of Astorians living nearby. Built by Jason (…)

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