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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Image by @kennyrodz. Activism has long been a part of American history. From the Civil Rights Movement to the Stonewall Riots, protest has long been woven into the fabric of American culture. In response to the current police brutality issue sweeping the nation, activism has once more been brought to the forefront. One such peaceful…

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Image via @karensinthewild Instagram. NYC Bagel & Coffee House (NYCBCH) has formally issued a response to the now viral video of an incident that took place on its Broadway location on Saturday, June 6th. As previously, ALL CUSTOMERS ENTERING NYCBCH WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE MASK. Masks will also be on hand for staff to…

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Image by Jon Taylor. Astoria has been the location of a handful of peaceful protests against police brutality and the killing of George Floyd. The protests took place at Astoria Park, Steinway St., and nearby Astoria’s 114th Precinct. Hundreds gathered to peacefully voice their support for Black Lives Matter, and chanted the names of George…

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Give Me Astoria is proud to organize the ‘Clap For Our Heroes’ event to be held on Thursday, April 30th! This event is scheduled for Thursday, April 30 at 2PM honoring our brave front-line workers at Mount Sinai Queens and beyond. The clap-along will be held from 2:05-2:07PM, sharp. Give Me Astoria will be presenting…

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Amidst the global pandemic, COVID-19 testing is available at Statcare Urgent Care, located at 37-15 23rd Avenue. However, you must register with Statcare Urgent Care prior to getting tested. Remember, testing is limited throughout the city. Therefore, keep in mind these list of symptoms as released by the CDC before registering to get tested: Fever…

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The first of a series of public workshops held in Queens on the upcoming Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX) Streetcar will take place tonight from 6:30PM-8:30PM at the Museum of the Moving Image. The proposed project is estimated to cost approximately $2.7 billion, and city officials are holding the public workshop tonight to update residents on…

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Officially beginning on Thursday, February 20th, fines for alternate side parking (ASP) violations have been increased to $65. As per the Department of Sanitation, drivers who fail to move their vehicles for street cleaning will face a $65 fine in all five boroughs– a $20 increase from before for those in the outer boroughs or…

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