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Aug

25

2015

The 7th Annual New World Queens Fest, presented by Astoria Music and Arts, is going down this Saturday, August 29, from 12pm-9pm in Astoria Park. It’s going to be a jam-packed day full of awesomeness, and here’s why!   1.) A Diverse Live Music Selection This year’s lineup of musicians is as diverse as Queens […]

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Aug

20

2015

The LIC Block Party at SculptureCenter is a pretty perfect weekend event for friends, families, artists, neighbors, and pretty much everyone else. There’s live music and performances, booths with fun and interesting goods, artists waiting to lead activities, food, costumes, art from Queens based institutions, etc. What else could you want in a neighborhood block […]

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Aug

09

2015

We will continue to bring you highlights and ideas for what to do in Astoria for the week.  Got suggestions of your own? Share in the comments! Our 50+ Things to Do in Astoria & LIC post is still packed with fun ideas throughout the summer as well. Want your event included? Submit it here: weheartastoria.com/share-a-scoop     […]

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Jul

06

2015

  In case you missed our big Facebook announcement, We Heart Astoria will be co-hosting a grand opening party for HiFi Records, a new record store opening up in the neighborhood, and we want to see YOU there! Music fans from all over the city are invited to stop by HiFi Records (23-19 Steinway) this Saturday, […]

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Jun

30

2015

Talk about talent on a Tuesday night!  On the corner of 28th Street and 23rd Ave, the funky notes of a modern jazz band flow from the doors and windows of The Letlove Inn. Patrons can be seen gathering around the dark entrance, socializing and enjoying the warm summer’s night breeze. It’s inviting and curiosity-provoking […]

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Jun

23

2015

Just over a year and a half ago, one of Queens’ most memorable landmarks disappeared overnight. In order to convert the large warehouse into new condos, Jerry Wolkoff, the owner of the beloved 5 Pointz, came under the cover of darkness to paint away the chameleonic aerosol murals that canvased the walls of 45-46 Davies […]

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Jun

17

2015

Waldo has been welcomed back in Astoria & LIC. Find him at 25 awesome local businesses! The Astoria Bookshop welcomed Waldo on June 12th.  This July, as it has for the past few years, Astoria Bookshop is hosting a Waldo scavenger hunt throughout Astoria and LIC. It’s a great chance to check out a variety […]

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May

26

2015

With Memorial Day over, we can’t help but think about all things summer! This year we’re bringing you our favorite things to do around town (and a few slightly outside of the neighborhood) before things heat up too much so you can be sure to work them into your busy social calendar. Did we leave […]

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May

20

2015

Your Chance to Go to the Battle of the DJs

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in Art, Astoria, Dance, Event, Free, Weekend

Your free chance to experience the 2015 inagural event for Quiet Clubbing, Battle of the DJs at the Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden

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Feb

05

2015

Astoria Bookshop Launches a Pop-Up at Q.E.D

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Q.E.D creative performance space and the Astoria Bookshop have launched a new pop-up bookshop opening this weekend!

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Oct

29

2014

Our friends at Bourbon & Vine (36-05 30th Ave) shared with us the news that they are putting together some Halloween-themed cocktails for the holiday, and they are offering a free cocktail to WHA readers on Thursday and Friday! Here’s the scoop: We will have Halloween-themed specialty cocktails on Thursday, October 30 from 6 p.m. […]

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Sep

29

2014

Our friends at XXX Coffee shared the news that they’ll be offering free coffee on Saturday, 10/4 from 10-11 a.m. (only!!) at Socrates Sculpture Park! They are there usually during the Saturday Socrates Greenmarket. The free coffee is happening for a couple of reasons:  to celebrate National Coffee Day, and to launch their 7-Days-A-Week Cafe […]

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Sep

12

2014

This week we learned about Boswyck Farms, a hydroponic farming education organization, who has moved from Brooklyn (Bushwick, as their name suggests) to Astoria (a very smart move, if we do say so ourselves). They are located on 23rd Ave near 38th Street, near Soundworks, and are having their Grand Re-Opening party from 6 to […]

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Sep

10

2014

We’ve learned about what sounds like a fun event—a book signing of When the Cypress Whispers by Yvette Manessis Corporon, taking place at Artopolis Bakery on Saturday, September 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. Yvette Manessis Corporon is also EXTRA’s Senior Producer. And she’ll be there in person for a Q & A session. Here’s a […]

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Sep

04

2014

We are big fans of the QNS Collective and we’re super excited to be both collaborators and supporters of the first QNS Cowork Week. Check out all of the fantastic parties, workshops, presentations and community events. During the week of September 15-20 stop by and work at the QNS Collective for FREE! (QNS Collective, 36-27 […]

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