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Sep

02

2015

Tunes On Tap: Where to Catch Live Music in Astoria

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JP and the Voodoo Blues recently took the stage at The Strand! Photo Credit: The Strand's Facebook page

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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Sep

01

2015

Ah, errands. The ones you put off for weeks because you just don’t want to be bothered, and you also might not know where to go. You know we love writing about sexy things like the newest restaurant openings and the best events going on in Astoria, but we also want to be real: sometimes […]

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Aug

31

2015

What to Do in Astoria: Music, Trivia, and Labor Day Weekend Fun

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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 Ultimate List of Things to Do in Astoria Before the Summer is Over post is still packed with fun ideas throughout the summer as well. Want your event included? […]

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Aug

31

2015

Bring On The Bacon

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Turducken: not just for Thanksgiving anymore.

Did you know August 31 is International Bacon Day? Every day is a great day to indulge in the salty, meaty treat, but just in case you need an extra nudge, here it is. Our neighborhood has no shortage of unique, unexpected ways to get your bacon fix, so check out our list of some favorites! […]

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Aug

31

2015

Mundo, Flamenco, and Drinks? Sign me up!

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  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

28

2015

The Latest Scoop On 60 Beans

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As we previously reported, Ditmars Boulevard’s charming coffee shop 60 Beans is expanding, which is exciting news for fans of the comfortable, laid-back spot. Although many of the details are still under wraps, we were able to score a few exciting tidbits to hold ourselves over! New additions to be introduced to the menu include pastas, […]

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Aug

27

2015

Eat Around the World at these 8 Ditmars Restaurants

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If you live around the Ditmars/31st St. area, then you know it’s a gold mine for restaurants and eating out. Amongst the sea of American fine dining establishments such as The Bonnies, The Sandwich Shops, the Bareburgers—allbeit all delicious—you’ll also find an eclectic mixture of culturally diverse cuisines. So here’s seven restaurants from around the […]

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