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Aug

25

2015

Last week we told you about our upcoming event at the LIC Flea & Food. Tickets are still available, but not for long! Read below to learn more about vendor discounts, Instagram Contest prizes, and more! Live Music Evening Darling will keep your head bopping as you cruise around the Flea. Their Tom Petty-inspired heartland […]

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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

07

2015

In our new Astoria Bar Review series, we’ll get into our favorite places to grab a drink – what you can expect there, and what we love about them. Photo Courtesy of Michel Dominguez In this city, it’s hard to find that How-I-Met-Your-Mother-chill-out-with-your-friends-spot-next-door kind of bar. It’s the dream bar that promises to have it […]

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Aug

04

2015

You might have noticed we recently popped into Katch to see what was new and exciting- including their fully revamped menu and events galore. Highlights included the cobb salad, stuffed peach sorbet, fish tacos, and coconut shrimp.You can see some of our favorites on our Instagram! Behold their new menu here: And for all those […]

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Jul

25

2015

All your pirate childhood dreams are about to come true and the rum is definitely not gone.  New bar*, Fishtales Pirate Bar, opened recently on 30th Ave. and Steinway. The nautical-themed spot boasts fun summer deals, and they have weekly and monthly specials. This month’s special are $1 oysters–perfect for the summer. Their menu has […]

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Jul

04

2015

Summer is upon us, and the yearning for enjoying our meals outside in the gorgeous weather is only getting stronger. We asked around for your favorite places to eat outside in the sunshine, and here’s some of our community’s favorites. Did we miss your favs? Let us know in the comments!   1. Monika Cafe Bar […]

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Jun

25

2015

Do you already have “where should I watch the fireworks” anxiety? Fear not! We’ve rounded up some of the best spots to watch fireworks in Astoria and LIC. Do you have a suggestion we missed? Leave a note in the comments! (And don’t forget our big American Craft Beer & Bourbon bash July 2nd. It’s […]

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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

18

2015

  This Sunday, June 21, over 1,000 musicians will take to the streets to participate in Make Music New York: a free, city-wide outdoor music festival across all five boroughs. Astoria and Long Island City are getting involved in a big way, presenting over fifty musicians performing in seventeen different locations, with venues ranging from coffee shops […]

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Jun

12

2015

Socrates Sculpture Park has always been a favorite of mine. I’ve enjoyed a lot of what the park has to offer, including visiting with friends to check out the art of display (yes, you guessed it, sculptures, often massive ones!), walking over with my friend’s dog while dog-sitting (and meeting lots of other dogs!), to their […]

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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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May

15

2015

  We’re so excited to check out the newest Socrates Sculpture Park exhibitions, which open this Sunday, May 17th. The Living Pyramid, seen in progress above and rendered below, is a, “site-specific earthwork” and will, “span 30 feet at its four-sided base and ascend 30 feet high, created from several tons of soil and planted […]

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Mar

27

2015

Eat this appetizer from De Mole during Time Out For Hunger. In case you need yet ANOTHER reason to enjoy some of New York City’s best restaurants, we’ve got one: on Sunday 3/29,  70 local restaurants will be participating in “Time Out For Hunger,” a partnership between Food Bank For New York City and Time Out New York. […]

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Mar

20

2015

Is there a better sign of spring in Astoria than crowds gathering at the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden? There’s nothing like emerging from cold weather hibernation to drink beer in the sunshine and seeing everyone in the neighborhood doing the same thing. Combine the joys of springtime drinks at the local favorite with the retail […]

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Mar

13

2015

We highlight great places in Astoria and LIC to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day food and drink specials.

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