Image courtesy of Trattoria L’Incontro (@trattoria_lincontro) Instagram. Trattoria L’Incontro’s owner Rocco Sacramone’s mission has been to make his restaurant a place where you receive a dining experience. When you are limited to only offering take-out, it becomes an additional challenge of trying to reinvent yourself. With take-out, you can’t express yourself on the plate. There…

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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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The Yard Astoria

Image courtesy of The Yard. With the support of the community and their loyal employees, The Yard is up and running despite some of the difficulties created by the COVID19 situation. Although they have had to limit store hours and restructure certain aspects of the business, The Yard has still maintained their affordable prices and…

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Antika Astoria

Image via Antika (@antikaastoria) Instagram. With so much fear and uncertainty, there has been a need now more than ever to provide to our neighbors. Antika’s owner Jerry Sbarro along with one chef, and one pizza chef, have been committed to doing everything they can to stay open and support everyone in the community, especially…

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Amorelli Realty Astoria

Image courtesy of Joe Vaccaro/Amorelli Realty. COVID19 has had a significant impact on all aspects of people’s lives. People have lost family members, jobs, money. With such a high level of uncertainty, the overall impact and trajectory of the pandemics effects are hard to forecast, however Joe Vaccaro from Amorelli Real Estate believes the Astoria…

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All images courtesy of Chip NYC. After closing for a month to protect the safety and health of its employees, Chip has finally reopened its doors! The team at Chip emphasizes the importance of practicing good health practices, making sure that the work environments are clean and germ free, and that the food is handled…

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NYC Bagels Astoria

Image courtesy of NYC Bagels. NYC Bagels is another local spot staying open for its customers, but alas the stress and pressure of COVID19 is affecting business here as well. Known for the warmth and good vibes, things are just not the same when people aren’t able to sit and enjoy it. It is hard…

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NY Space Finders Luca Di Ciero

Image courtesy of Luca Di Ciero. NY Space Finders is one of the most multifaceted real estate companies around specializing in industrial leasing, commercial lofts, residential homes, and more! After working in Manhattan, founder and Astoria native Luca Di Ciero saw the “slow period” during the 2008 crisis as an opportunity, and created NY Space…

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