NYC golf courses social distancing

Image by Will Brown (@iwill_photography). With warmer weather approaching, worries about proper social distancing protocols have increased. Images of New Yorkers not adhering to social distancing measures have gone viral, causing concern that perhaps some city residents are not taking the steps to fight COVID-19 as seriously as others. Council Member Constantinides has announced a…

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BelAire Diner Drive-In Movie

Image via BelAire Diner (@belairediner) Instagram. BelAire Diner is hosting a drive-in movie night this Wednesday! The movie? The 80s classic Dirty Dancing starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. The first showing will be held at 8PM, followed by a second screening at 11PM. There is a $20 cover fee which will also be used…

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COVID-19 Survivor Mount Sinai Queens

Image courtesy of Mount Sinai Queens. On April 9th, 75-year old Woodside resident Sonia Atieh was experiencing shortness of breath, accompanied by a fever. Because of her symptoms, Atieh was admitted to Mount Sinai Queens where she was intubated following a positive COVID-19 diagnosis. The patient remained on a ventilator until April 17th. And, just…

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Astoria Clap For Healthcare Heroes

Image courtesy of Eleni Louca. Give Me Astoria would like to thank everyone who participated for making yesterday’s ‘Clap For Our Heroes’ event so wonderful! The event saw a ‘thank you’ cake delivery from Martha’s Country Bakery to our healthcare heroes at Mount Sinai Queens, as well as our amazing officers from Astoria’s 114th Precinct.…

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The special election for Queens Borough President has been cancelled, as announced in an executive order signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Initially, the special election had been scheduled on March 24th to determine who would replace now Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz. The election was postponed to June 23rd due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.…

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For thirty years, Panera Bread has served hundreds of cities throughout the country. Now, more than ever, Panera Bread is committed to helping its customers and the community at large. One such example? The launch of Panera Grocery, which allows customers to purchase items such as milk, produce, and bread alongside their order. Panera Grocery…

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Fitrition Juice Bar

Image via Fitrition (@fitritionjuicebar) Instagram. The team behind Fitrition, the popular health-food store and juice bar, is choosing to find positivity where they can. Despite a significant drop in sales because of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Fitrition is grateful to keep employees healthy and safe, and to be able to serve its community the freshest…

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