Oh, exercise. We know we need it, but sometimes working out seems like a chore. Need some extra motivation? How about cupcakes? Yes, you read that right! The third annual New York City Cupcake Run, hitting Astoria Park October 17th, combines two seemingly opposite pastimes for one super-fun annual event. The 5k run (two laps […]
Fall is in the air! It’s time to trade in our sundresses for scarves and embrace the new season. What’s one thing to look forward to each year? PUMPKIN! The flavor is everywhere, even beyond the #PSL. Here’s eleven spots to enjoy Fall’s most popular flavor in our neighborhood. Pumpkin Cream Cheese: Brooklyn Bagel Brooklyn Bagel […]
UPDATED with additional scoop! This just in- there’s a new coffee shop in town, and this one is for the dogs. (Well ok- and their people, too.) We just got word at Chateau Le Woof has opened on the corner of 14th St. and 30th Avenue, right across from the perpetually in renovation mode […]
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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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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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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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.
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.