Buying vintage and secondhand has some great perks. From environmental sustainability, to beating the machine of fast fashion to turning old styles into new trends, you really can’t go wrong. Plus, there’s nothing better than scoring a name brand winter coat for a quarter of the price. Here are some of Astoria’s best thrift stores to sift through this year.

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photo Sofia Pipolo

A bar is only as good as its bartender. With so many amazing spots to choose from in Astoria,
you could have a different face pouring your drink every night. What stands out most in the
crowd, however, are our incredible female bartenders, showcasing their skills and knowledge
as they perfect a traditional Old Fashioned or their own signature cocktails. We were fortunate
enough to have some of these talented women share their journeys behind the bar with us.

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