Leading Branding Agency O’Connor & Tate Wins Platinum Award!

Queens’ top branding agency, the Astoria-based O’Connor & Tate, has done it again with their platinum award win at the 2020 Hermes Creative Awards! O’Connor & Tate placed first in the category of ‘Print Media Publication- Content/Design/Branding/Marketing’. Winning selections are determined by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. The branding agency competed against thousands of…

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A Waste-Free Astoria? Closer Than You Think!

Image/Nicole Grossberg It’s no secret: the trash problem across the city is growing. With many home from work, outdoor dining at an all-time high, and schools out, NYC’s trash problem is at an all-time high. Combine that with a 60% cut to the Department of Sanitation’s budget, and we have a crisis on our hands.…

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No Fear Here: How New Restaurants Persevered Despite The Pandemic

Photo/Athena Alex Studio Home to dozens of Michelin-guide restaurants and cuisines spanning continents, Astoria has become known for being one of New York City’s culinary centers. Walk to any corner in the neighborhood and get introduced to a different corner of the globe. Hundreds of restaurants call Astoria home. So, when COVID-19 hit the city,…

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Rally In Support Of Small Businesses Happening Thursday

Image/30th Ave. Business Association Instagram A press conference/rally will be held this Thursday, September 10th, at 10AM in support of Astoria’s small businesses. The event will be held on Newtown & 30th Ave. next to Key Food’s 30th Avenue location. The rally comes after multiple small businesses throughout the neighborhood have closed due to rising…

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No Basic Biches Here: Say Hello To RichBich!

With a bold name and commitment to safety, RichBich was established by New York State-licensed esthetician & laser specialist, Jennifer Nemeth. Its non-invasive procedures combine cutting-edge technology and a decade’s worth of expertise in the beauty & esthetics industry to make each individual that walks through the clinic’s doors look and feel their best. RichBich offers…

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No Fear Here: Slush Astoria Is A Refreshing New Addition To The Neighborhood

Photo/Slush Astoria Another new establishment embodying the motto of ‘Astoria Strong’: Slush Astoria, located at 36-05 30thAvenue. Owners Eric & Olga Schneidemann, a lifelong Queens resident, decided to realize their dream of opening a storefront to create one of Olga’s favorite summer treats growing up: slushies. Slush Astoria has fast become a neighborhood favorite, creating…

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Shop Safe & Smart at The Food Emporium on Broadway!

Food shopping can sometimes pose a bit of a challenge. Where can I get groceries for the fairest price? How do I know these products are of fresh quality? Luckily for us, The Food Emporium’s Broadway location offers safe, quality shopping at an affordable price. Opened in December 2019, the supermarket is owned by the same…

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