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Feb

10

2016

Queen Bey Coming to Queens June 7

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in Astoria, Music

Beyonce announced during halftime of the Super Bowl (like the boss diva that she is) that she’ll be embarking on a world tour this year, delighting her fans across the globe.  If you’re like me, you took a break from watching the halftime commercials and frantically scrolled through your phone to see if she’d include […]

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Feb

05

2016

To prove Astoria is one of the coolest, most diverse neighborhoods out there, we wanted to highlight two weekend food events that couldn’t be more different, both held at our beloved beer garden spaces. Whether you’re into the traditional feast of meat taking place at the Bohemian Hall, or a (free!) hip hop brunch at Studio Square, […]

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Dec

21

2015

The streets of Astoria will come alive this afternoon with the sound of music, courtesy of Make Music Winter, a city-wide celebration of outdoor music. Much like its summer counterpart, Make Music New York, today’s festivities will bring us pop-up concerts all over the five boroughs, from the Bronx to Williamsburg. Starting at 3pm, keep and […]

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Dec

11

2015

2015 was a BIG year for new arrivals in Astoria. From celebrity-approved gastropubs to retro coffee and doughnut shops, not a week passed without an announcement about an upcoming addition to our community. 2015 was an especially noteworthy Queens year for me: in February, I began writing for We Heart Astoria! From my debut post singing the praises […]

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Nov

09

2015

One of the best things about our neighborhood is the supportive community environment. People are proud to live here, and demonstrate that by frequenting our wide variety of fantastic small businesses, whether it’s a bookstore, brewery, or soap shop. When we see our neighbors succeeding, we all feel included! Our arts scene is no different. […]

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Oct

06

2015

Chances are, you’re a pro at enjoying Astoria’s wealth of fantastic Greek food–but how about Greek culture? If you’d like to add a little art to go with your souvlaki, we’ve got just the event for you! The POEMobile is a multimedia extravaganza presented by City Lore, and it’s pulling into Astoria this Friday, October 9. (Not to […]

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Oct

01

2015

You guys, we’re so excited about this! If you’re a fan of live music, you’ve probably attended the CMJ Music Marathon, an annual NYC event that brings thousands of bands to the city for a jam-packed week of shows. It’s awesome, overwhelming, and exhilarating, with just one small downside: until now, events have only been […]

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Sep

25

2015

Record store fans from all over NYC will converge at the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden this Sunday, September 27, for the Vinyl Revolution Record Show, a jam-packed day of tunes and brews. Two different rooms within the hall will be packed with over 55 vendors selling THOUSANDS of rare and collectible records. If you’re a […]

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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

02

2015

There’s no doubt about it: Astoria is a fantastic place for creative people. The affordable rents, supportive community, and wealth of exciting things to do provide a spectacular environment to inspire new work. It’s an especially great place for musicians: we are lucky to have Astoria Soundworks, an affordable practice space, and the recently opened HiFi Records, which provides […]

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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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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

12

2015

There’s no doubt about it: our neighborhood is awesome. Astoria is home to outstanding places to eat, drink, learn, listen, watch, and relax. It’s only natural that friends and family from out of town (and maybe even other boroughs!) will want to visit and see what Astoria’s all about. The big question is: where to take […]

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Jul

29

2015

  Have you seen the old diving pool in Astoria Park, adjacent to the Olympic-sized swimming pool? If you have, you’ve likely tried to ignore it. The space, currently filled with cloudy water and weeds, is pretty unattractive due to decades of going unused. But here’s the good news: after years of planning, the mission to turn […]

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