New Kids on the Block: November Openings  

Get inspired by locals who are opening their own business this season! It is time to discover new comfort foods, mind-blowing body art, and handmade jewelry, ranging from luxurious to inexpensive and experimental made by one of our youngest features yet!

Notable Astoria

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Eggs bacon and cheese sandwich ( Image Instagram @notableastoria)

Their blend of Jamaican and American food is beyond worthy of checking out! The famous jerk chicken is on the menu daily, but make sure to come early enough before it sells out for the day. Their sandwiches are mouth-watering, especially their egg, bacon, and cheese sandwich for a scrumptious breakfast. Open for every meal, starting at 6am.

25-11 30th Ave / 718.433.9047 / @notable_astoria

World’s Fair Tatto

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As seen on the Inkmaster, this place will stun the locals who are craving a new tattoo, or maybe even their first, tattoo! You can expect creativity, low-key vibes, and an owner who will treat you like family.  A happy place to visit on an adventurous day.

45-03 Broadway / @worldsfairtattoo

La Bulgara

Image Instagram @labulgarafinejewelry

Nadia, the lovely Bulgarian jewelry designer, creates one-of-a-kind pieces made from responsibly sourced materials, including but not limited to engagement rings, wedding bands, and unique ear pieces. Her jewelry is modern, original, and simplistic. The brand name stems from her own nickname since moving to the United States: La Bulgara translates to “The Bulgarian.” Make an appointment now to see her stunning showroom and be amazed!

3153 Steinway St Suite 400 / 917.746.3690 / @labulgarafinejewelry

Vita Tapas Wine Bar

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Beef Albondigas @vitatapaswinebar ( Image from @vitatapaswinebar IG page )

We welcome a new wine bar into the neighborhood! This one will be known for its outstanding menu, with regular specials, delicious tapas for every hour of the day, including breakfast, and a stellar wine selection. Try their beef albondigas with pesto!

31-86 37th St / 718.433.9545 / @vitatapaswinebar

Kings of Queens Tattoo

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Image Tattoo @kingsofqueenstattoo via Instagram

Charles, the owner of this newly opened tattoo parlor, is proud to show off his realistic work on client’s various body parts. He is known for elaborate tattoo art based in realism and fine art. Interested in adding some ink to your body? This is the perfect studio for tattoo lovers and repeat customers with special requests.

3702 Astoria Blvd South / 347.527.1215 / @kingsofqueenstattoo

Beads By Romi

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Image via @beadsbyromi10 Instagram

Romina, a courageous 10-year-old entrepreneur from Astoria, started her own bracelet business during the pandemic, and she is a Rockstar! We are here to give her a big shout-out and let people know to look for her at various pop-ups and street fairs. She makes all the bracelets herself, and even takes custom orders. It all started with a kit of beads that she received for Christmas and voila, her new talent was discovered. She loves to make people smile and once you meet her, you are surely going to want to return her ever infectious smile! You go, girl!