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Jul

23

2015

Now that we’ve shared the coolest spots to eat healthy and get your workout on, it’s finally time for a reward. Here’s a rundown of eight noteworthy places to satisfy your sweet tooth in our neighborhood. Martha’s Bakery No list of Astoria sweets would be complete without mentioning frequent Best of Astoria winner Martha’s Bakery on Ditmars. From […]

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Jul

14

2015

Like so many other 24 year olds, I’m always trying to jump on the health-kick bandwagon. What do you do though when you live in a neighborhood with an abundance of options for absurdly delicious, and quite possibly not so healthy food and drinks? Never fear, Astoria is also a place where healthy eating can […]

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Jul

09

2015

In t-minus 2 days, Smorgasburg will finally be making its way to Queens. Smorgasburg Queens: The World’s Fare promises to gather some of the borough’s most diverse food in an effort to show off the variety of cuisine Queens has to offer. They will be serving everything from Bloody Mary Donuts to Hong Kong Pomelo […]

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Jun

25

2015

A few days ago officially marked the beginning of summer—although we all know it’s been summer in our hearts for a while now. So it’s no wonder we’re all scouring Astoria for a nice place to rest our feet and catch that summer breeze. Luckily for the 31st Avenue area, some of the local favorites—Café […]

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May

11

2015

This awesomely colorful ‘coming soon’ window was just sent over our happy tipster Mike H. We first reported about Pie vs. Cake, the newest creation from the folks at Sugarfreak, here. Here’s some highlights from Meg’s original post: Look for a whitewashed Americana/Vintage Circus look. Owner Michelle will be slinging up some unique treats like hummingbird cake, […]

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May

08

2015

It’s that time of year again, when we honor the special women in our lives.  Whether that means your mom, sister, grandmother or just a fantastic lady you respect, we’ve put together a list of local options to treat the important women in your lives. Astor Bake Shop Mother’s Day Prix Fixe Brunch from 9am-5pm […]

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Oct

22

2014

We’ve told you where to celebrate Halloween (and the days leading up to it), but one of the other things we’ve observed in the past few weeks is all the fun holiday sweets from our local bakeries to celebrate the season. Here are a handful of the beautiful seasonal baked goods we’ve come across. Astor Bake Shop Astor […]

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Sep

16

2014

While chatting recently with Michele about Sugarfreak, we also discussed her third business, Pie vs. Cake, a bakery she’s opening at 30-08 36th Street. This tiny space will offer cakes and pies (both mini and full sized, as well as custom cakes), and homemade ice cream. No baking will be done on the premises (it will happen […]

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Jul

02

2014

We Heart Astoria 4th of July edition includes new menu items at Snowdonia, the Cowboy signature dog at the NY Dog House, new baos at The Bao Shoppe, NY Mag’s Cheap Eats list and more!

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May

28

2014

We Heart Astoria Food Talk brings you ways to cool down in Astoria, including options from La Guli, Omonia Next Door, the Astoria Flea, Rockaway Brewing Company and more.

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May

26

2014

A first look at Lockwood and Native Coffee Roasters’ Secret Garden pop up shop, which offers lots of plant life, coffee, delicious treats in a comfy, urban oasis.

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May

19

2014

Frank’s Bakery on 30th Ave Closing May 24th

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We’ve learned that one of the older businesses on 30th Avenue, Frank’s Bakery, is closing on May 24. Their goodbye sign was spotted over the weekend (click image above to enlarge). It reads: To all our customers, After more than 50 years of business, we have decided it is time to retire. We will be […]

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May

07

2014

10 Mother’s Day recommendations in Astoria – from shopping, special brunch menus, flowers, hotel discounts and more!

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Apr

25

2014

Best of Astoria Editorial Picks (Judith) – Ovelia, Astoria Bier & Cheese, Milkflower, Tone Pilates, La Guli Pastry Shop, Sanfords

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Apr

23

2014

We Heart Astoria Food Talk covers Queens Beer Week, the Bifteki Burger at Sparrow, Astoria’s four best new restaurants, Cinco de Mayo at the Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, Queens County Market at the Queens County Farm Museum, and ices at La Guli Pastry Shop.

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