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Oct

21

2014

Hallets Point peninsula in Astoria—the area south of 26th Avenue is home to a 55% child poverty rate. It is, of course, also the potential future home to Astoria Cove. This […]

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Oct

06

2014

The Hell Gate Horror Is Back!

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in Astoria, Children, Halloween

While walking home from my early morning swim, I spotted a sign that I had been looking for over the past couple weeks—the flyer announcing the Hell Gate Horror!! Indeed, […]

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Sep

03

2014

Thanks to the folks at GrowNYC, we’ve learned about the Socrates Greenmarket Farmer Games, which sound like a good time. Get ready for lots of family-friendly fun this Saturday, September […]

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Aug

20

2014

Backpack Giveaway Sunday, August 24

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in Astoria, Children, Event

Thanks to the good folks at Zone 26, we’ve learned about this awesome backpack giveaway! Lighthouse Ministries is behind the event, now in its third year, and it will take […]

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Dec

09

2013

Today’s winner will receive a big gift for a little Astorian! Congrats Pam!  You will receive a pack of 5 classes to FunkiJam from Raising Astoria! Raising Astoria has an […]

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Dec

04

2013

We can’t forget about our littlest (and cutest!) Western Queens residents in our 12 Days of Giveaways.  Raising Astoria is a community-oriented shop for new and expecting parents, offering a variety […]

Oct

17

2013

Halloween brings parties, festivals, parades, a walking tour and more to Astoria and Long Island City in 2013.

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Jun

17

2013

This edition of Monday Linkage features a language mural project, graffiti on postal boxes, Children’s Bicycle Race, cutting enrollment and funds at a local high school, Shore Fest fundraising, Newtown Literary submissions, and Vernon Blvd bike lanes makeover.

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Jun

14

2013

Help Raising Astoria Create A New Learning Lab

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in Boutiques, Children

Our good friends at Raising Astoria are looking to raise funds to improve their already awesome play space & classroom by adding an infant & toddler learning lab. A bit […]

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Jun

03

2013

Yesterday I had the good fortune of stopping by the newest retail offering in LIC,  Tiny You, now open on Jackson Avenue. Owner Jill Callan has expanded her tiny empire from […]

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