Image courtesy of Hartley Abdekalimi. Left to right: Isidore Elias, Ezra Barnes, Hartley Abdekalimi at Via Dei Greci. Coffee culture is an important part of New York society. And, the classic coffee cup has become an iconic image, synonymous with the city itself. Astoria-based director Hartley Abdekalimi drew inspiration from this New York staple, and…

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Anthony Orisses, Founder of RARE CUT. Photo by Davey King. Envision it: the good old days when folks were able to put on their best outfits and actually enjoy time out, whether for business or pleasure. For men in particular, fashion is either astronomically high priced or not as tailored to individual interests. That’s where…

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Image/Eleni Louca When the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic first hit, everything was placed on pause. Within the course of 24 hours, our lives changed completely. At Give Me Astoria, specifically, we initially did not know what the future would hold. Friends in the neighborhood were closing their businesses left and right while loved ones battled the…

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Image/Chip NY With long summer days winding down, and cooler weather approaching, what better way to say goodbye to sweet summer than taking a trip to these Astoria favorites! Trestle Astoria Let’s face it: where there’s wine, there’s nothing to whine about! And Trestle puts a summer spin on a wine-lover’s favorite: Frosè. But, if…

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Image/Dino’s Pizzeria Is there any better way to say goodbye to summer in the city than by grabbing a slice? No summer in New York is complete without a hot slice of mouthwatering pizza. Where better to go than family-owned and operate Dino’s Pizzeria, Astoria’s go-to since 1957! Not only is Dino’s known for its…

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Image/Trestle Facebook Let’s face it: where there’s wine, there’s nothing to whine about! And Trestle puts a summer spin on a wine-lover’s favorite: Frosè. But, if wine isn’t really your thing, fret not! Trestle Astoria offers a variety of frozen cocktail specialties, and even some boozy coffee, to go. Grab a friend, a delicious to-go…

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Image/NY Space Finders In search of new digs in the heart of Astoria? Say hello to The Charlie! The Charlie, located at 22-22 Steinway St., contains a total of 13 luxury-style apartment units. Each 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom unit contains the newest stainless steel appliances. A select number of units also feature its own private balcony. The…

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