Short Film on Online Dating Shooting in Astoria

Short Film on Online Dating Shooting in Astoria, Hosting Fundraiser Event on 9/23 Astoria local Allison Geller and team invite the neighborhood to join the female-led production ASTORIA, QUEENS, NY: Inspired by her own experiences online dating in New York, HOME AT NIGHT is a short thriller that follows a socially awkward male protagonist on…

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20 years since the theatrical release of the award-winning film Astoria

It’s been 20 years since the theatrical release of the award-winning film Astoria directed and produced by longtime Astoria residents Nick Efteriades and Athena Efter. Astoria is a love letter to the neighborhood, capturing a slice of life in a Greek-American family – their struggles, their hopes, their dreams – while expressing the vibrant corners…

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New Art Studio for Kids & Families Opens in Long Island City!

Long Island City, Queens: Art Strong NYC, an art education organization for children and families has opened a new studio space at 43-67 11th Street, Long Island City, Queens. Art Strong NYC offers classes, day camps, birthday parties, community events and more. Art Strong NYC was founded by Ashley Cavadas and Hannah Lokken, friends and…

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Alpha Honey ® Health Arises from Pandemic to Win International Award

image Alpha Honey ® When the International Taste Institute in Brussels announced Alpha Honey ® Health as the winner of its Exceptional 3-Star Superior Taste Award on June 1st, the NYC business saw it as a sign of a new consciousness city-wide.  “As people emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, they have a greater appreciation for…

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Kōyō Michelin Recognized Restaurant Reopens

  Kōyō, Michelin recognized—which recently reopened from the pandemic shut down—is one of just a handful of New York restaurants that focuses on kaiseki cuisine and is the vision of Chef-Owner Jay Zheng. CUISINE:  Zheng’s vision has transformed Kōyō from a restaurant that focused largely on its omakase sushi offerings to a Kaiseki dining experience including hot dishes that Zheng has designed by infusing his…

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KW Realty Queens’ Experts in Real Estate

Despite the fact that it seems like there’s been a mass migration of New Yorkers spread out across the rest of the country, the real estate market in Queens is as busy as ever, including Astoria and Long Island City. From restaurants to retail, businesses are making a comeback more and more by the day,…

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The Complete Works of Mandalorian

The Drunk Texts

May the Fourth Be With You! This Star Wars Day weekend, The Drunk Texts is back (in person!) with the world premiere of Levi Penley and Mike Gregorek’s The Complete Works of Mandalorian! Get your baby Yoda fix – Shakespearean style – on Friday, May 7th at 9:30pmET at Q.E.D. in Astoria. Come celebrate Star…

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Transplants Comedy Show every Friday 7pm at QED Astoria

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Stand up show by comedians who are not New Yorkers telling jokes and stories about NYC and their hometowns. April 30th 7pm QED 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria Tickets $15 online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/transplants-comedy-tickets-150338248749?aff=erelexpmlt Line up: Leclerc Andre (Fallon) DC Mike Feeney (Rage Against the Routine) Long Island Reggie Conquest (Impractical Jokers) West Philly Lindsay Theisen (Laughing Skull)…

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RESOUNDING AT RADIAL PARK

Resounding is partnering with Radial Park to present five in-person live immersive audio plays featuring live actors for five weekends, including a remount of the company’s popular Treasure Island, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, a new ghost thriller, Beyond The Veil, and an unauthorized parody in iambic pentameter of a classic film script, Clu-eth,…

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