SoBol, the Long-Island based food franchise is expanding even further in their already explosive acai bowl franchise. It’s newest location, Astoria, Queens.  The health chain is known for it’s healthy delicious smoothies, press juices and kombucha, and of course – the acai bowls. The most famous item on their menu, the bowls are a Brazilian…

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Ladies First Astoria is a new real world social network of women supporting women in their community. The mission of Ladies First is to provide tools and resources for women to lift each other up, through inclusive social media, events, and group fundraising efforts. With an emphasis on fostering personal and professional relationships, Ladies First Astoria…

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The Astoria Flea & Food Market is kicking it up each weekend with some delicious food stalls and awesome vintage treasures for Astorians and Queens folk alike. If you didn’t get a chance to head on over this past few weeks then you’re in luck, because they’ll be back this weekend, July 21-22. The markets…

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If you’re a Thai cuisine fan from Astoria there’s no doubt that you’ve either heard or been to Hero, although you might have been there when it was once known as EThree before making the change not too long ago. Now the Broadway restaurant is under new management – as of this year – and…

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A gun was found in a plastic bag by a pair of volunteers early Saturday morning during the Astoria Park shoreline cleanup. The volunteers, Laura Picallo and Laura Aguinaga, found the firearm during the Astoria Park Alliance monthly shoreline cleanups. The weapon was located around a neglected area away from the Alliance’s cleanup route, according…

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Known as the longest-standing and oldest gay bar in Queens, Albatross used to be a lesbian hangout before changing ownership in 2014 and becoming a hot spot for the LGBTQ community. Tucked away on 3619 24th Ave, just off Broadway, Albatross has seen its fair share of crazy nights. Events are on usually every evening, and…

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Kick off for Cycle 7 of District 22’s Participatory Budgeting will commence this Saturday 7th from 12PM to 5PM at Astoria Branch Queens Library and Queensboro Public Library Steinway Branch. The community will have the opportunity to help decide how to invest $1 million in the neighborhood by voting for your favorite capital project ideas…

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