Smash and serve

Ovelia turns up the sizzle with Greasers Burger With so many great Greek restaurants around town, Ovelia is a neighborhood favorite and in a league of its own. It offers innovative, delicious Greek cuisine that’s not afraid to go off the beaten path and try something new and exciting. Notable favorites include the Lamb Tigania…

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Do Better, Astoria

Imaga via @ItsM_E_Z Twitter. As many of you have likely seen, Astoria has gone viral for all of the wrong reasons this weekend. With restrictions easing up and bars allowed to serve alcohol (only with a food order), patrons have flocked back with friends to enjoy the great outdoors. But, this? It’s embarrassing that this…

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Astoria Teen Launches GoFundMe to Help Pay For School After Losing Parents to COVID-19

Image via Roberto Tobias’ GoFundMe. Astoria teen Roberto Tobias Jr., a rising senior at Frank McCourt High School, has launched a GoFundMe after losing both parents to COVID-19. Tobias’ entire family contracted the virus at the beginning of March with Roberto Tobias Sr. and Loida Tobias unfortunately losing their lives due to complications from COVID-19 in…

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How’s Phase Two Treating You?

A week into Phase 2 of reopening in Astoria, and there seems to be tons of mixed opinions amongst our community members. Let’s look at this old school debate style, and get out everyone’s pros and cons on the table. On the positive side, people are excited to finally be back to some kind of…

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Ask The Audience!

Astoria is such a special place with so much to offer. Awesome food, great entertainment, and above all this AMAZING community. We have certainly all faced difficult times during the COVID19 pandemic, yet this community has remained so generous, engaging, and supportive of one another. You have exceeded all expectations and have truly shown everyone…

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A message of gratitude from Mount Sinai Queens

One of the silver linings to come from this uncertain time is the power of our community coming together. A prime example of this unity is restaurants joining forces with Give Me Astoria to facilitate food deliveries to the staff at Mount Sinai Queens. “This has been a tremendous time for the clinical staff physically,…

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