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Feb

05

2016

Valentine’s Day is almost here! From prix fixe menus with bubbly champagne, to celebrating your gal pals on Galentine’s Day; we’ve got your local scoop right here. 60 Beans 60 Beans new kitchen service is planning a 5 course tasting menu. Call (347) 987-3994 to make your reservation. 60 Beans Kitchen & Coffee (36-02 Ditmars […]

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Jan

07

2016

  We’ve profiled lots of veteran Astoria businesses in this series, like powerhouses Petey’s Burger and Sac’s Place, but this week we’re going to feature a new kid on the block, Kurry Qulture. We enjoyed a wonderful evening sampling their menu on a rainy December night in 2015, and can’t wait to see what success the new […]

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Dec

31

2015

In case you missed it, Proof+Gauge is now open in the Falchi Building. This is the tasting room (and future distillery) for the Astoria Distilling people. They are primarily featuring their signature product, Queens Courage Gin. Back in October, we got a look at the space, which was seriously under construction: You can get an […]

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Dec

23

2015

  Off The Hook definitely falls into the category of “hidden gems” in Astoria. Tucked away on 34th Street  between 28th Ave and 30th Ave, it’s the type of place you probably won’t pass by on your everyday travels, but is definitely worth a special trip. If you’ve never visited, now is a great time […]

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Dec

09

2015

The Astor Room is one of our favorite places to eat, drink, and be merry. With today’s giveaway you can do all three! We’ve got a $100 gift card for the winner of this giveaway. I mean think of what you could do with a $100 to the Astor Room! Use it for rounds (upon […]

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Nov

25

2015

We’re especially excited for today’s Small Business Owner profile with Panos (Peter) Voyiatzis, the co-owner of Brooklyn Bagel and 60 Beans. Learning about our neighborhood from someone who has called Astoria home for decades is a real treat, and we’re very thankful that he took the time to share his experiences with us.   As a bonus, […]

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Nov

24

2015

It’s that time of year. A time where you are responsible for bringing a large group of people together to celebrate the Holiday spirit, the successes of 2015, and friends that are like family. Astoria & LIC have lots of spaces available to host parties large and small. Vista Penthouse Ballroom If you are looking […]

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Oct

23

2015

Halloween is almost here! You’re probably already hard at work creating a stellar costume, but have you decided where you’ll show it off? We have a rundown of some of the coolest and spookiest events in the neighborhood. Tell us where you’ll be celebrating, and we’ll continue to update! Saturday, 10/24 Bowery Bay Road Trip […]

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Oct

15

2015

Do you love Bloody Marys? How about oysters? If you answered “Yes” to both, we’ve got the perfect event for you! The folks behind The Bloody Mary Festival (yes, this is an awesome organization that exists) is holding a Bloody Mary and Oyster Feast on Saturday, November 7th at the Melrose Ballroom.  (36-08 33rd St.) In […]

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Oct

11

2015

We’ve got a lot of fests going on this month. Our friends at Off the Hook are celebrating their own Oyster filled festival on October 14. They’ve got tons of stuff planned; live music, oysters, oyster shooters,  and rum flights for all! In this Off the Hook giveaway we’ll have 3 Oysterfest winners!! Our first […]

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Oct

07

2015

Time Out New York wants to know: what’s the best bar in Queens? Their Time Out New York Bar Awards ask readers of every borough to select the best drinking establishment in their neighborhood based on hundreds of nominations. Make your voice heard by voting here before October 13! Six of the seven Queens potentials are in either […]

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Oct

05

2015

If you haven’t heard yet, Ditmars is getting quite the new addition, and we hear The Pomeroy is opening tomorrow! The former deli will now be home to Bo O’Connor’s restaurant dedicated to “tried-and-true comfort classics” and renditions of well known cocktails. It also just so happens O’Connor was recently the private chef for her childhood best […]

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Sep

24

2015

The process of getting a big groups of friends together to go out can be painful. It can also be the reason your night was so amazing. The logistics aren’t always easy, but celebrating an occasion or just getting together with all of your closest friends is always sure to be a good time. Luckily, Astoria rocks […]

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Sep

10

2015

This just in- Astoria Craft on 26th Road near the park is finally open! This is super great news for those of us who live near the park and are looking for a local place to grab a bite or a drink (or a few.) We dig their corner location and cool Astoria themed merch […]

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Aug

31

2015

  Latinos, rejoice! This Thursday, September 3rd, Mundo will be hosting Flamenco with Hernan Romero—Grammy Award winner and four time nominee. As we all know Mundo is a great location for drinks and dinner, but it gets even better when you can have dinner and a show with no cover. Stop by  Mundo at the […]

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