Walk Like an Egyptian Along Astoria’s “Little Egypt”

“See Queens and see the world!” No motto better describes the amazing diversity that we as a community get to enjoy, and which also makes us the envy of the other boroughs. Italian, Mexican, Greek, Chinese, the list goes on and on – whatever type of food you’re craving is just a brief walk or car ride away.

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Local Locales For Local Lovebirds

It’s February, folks, and love is in the air! And, due to continued social distancing regulations, out in the open air is exactly where most people will be this Valentine’s Day. Lucky for you, Astoria is home to a multitude of great romantic locales for couples to enjoy. Here are a few of our favorite…

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A Toast To A Forgotten Beer Hall

One of the neighborhood’s many highlights is its diverse selection of restaurants, all of which offer the best in alcoholic beverages. Ranging from imported beers to locally brewed, to old time favorites or the most exotic concoctions, you can find libations fit for every palate. But where did locals go to get their drink on more than 150 years ago? The options were not as plentiful as they are today, but the history of Astoria’s original local watering hole provides more colorful commentary.

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