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Dec

03

2014

Just a reminder about tonight’s meeting about the Van Alst Playground (14-14 29th Avenue). Basically, the Playground is in for some improvements, which is terrific news. Here’s the skinny: Please […]

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Nov

21

2014

The permanent Christmas tree in Astoria Park, transplanted last year. Central Astoria LDC is holding the second annual holiday tree lighting next month!  On Thursday, December 11, join your fellow Astorians […]

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Nov

04

2014

Astoria Park’s Leaf Fest Starts This Weekend

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Fall is a lovely time of the year with its cool, crisp air, changing leaves, and it’s the beginning of braising season (yum). But speaking of the changing leaves, they […]

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Sep

17

2014

UPDATE 10/15/14: From the organizer, “We still have a few tickets left (about 20) and we’d be happy to offer your readers 20% off with code: WEHEARTASTORIA.” Get ready for […]

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Sep

11

2014

Come To the Greening Western Queens Mixer!

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Thanks to the good folks at Astoria Park Alliance, we’ve learned of the upcoming Greening Western Queens Fall mixer! It’s being held Thursday, September 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. […]

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Sep

03

2014

Thanks to our friends at Astorians, I was led to this article in the NY Daily News about the city pools this recent summer. Bottom line: Astoria Pool is crazy […]

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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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Sep

02

2014

Dog Owners Want a Modern Dog Run in Astoria

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in Astoria, Parks, Pets

Want to work towards a great dog run in Astoria? There’s a petition you can sign—and you never know, maybe this time it will make a difference. Over the years on various […]

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Jul

30

2014

2014 Shore Fest is Almost Here!

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in Astoria, Fitness, Parks, Recreation

The Astoria Park Shore Fest is back again this year! And it starts this weekend, Sunday, August 3—can you believe it’s almost August? This summer has just flown by. Shore […]

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Jul

28

2014

We suggest 50 great things to do in Astoria, LIC and beyond before the summer ends (food, shopping, sports, community events) – a must read list!

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