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Friday, August 23, 2019

The Inspired Word: Expanding the Art to Queens

This is Mike Geffner. For 33 years, Mike was a renowned journalist. Seriously renowned. As in he interviewed everyone from former President Nixon to Kareem Abdul Jabbar to Forest Whitaker to Derek Jeter. And he was...

The End of an Era: Waltz-Astoria.

Sitting quietly on Ditmars, a trek away from the subway, underneath a simple black awning, resides Waltz Astoria. The windows glow with flickering lights. The music slips through the cracks in the door, filling...

Joe Santagato and Johnny Petrop: Putting Astoria on the Map

This week we're bringing you not just one, but TWO Humans of the Week. We sat down with Johnny Petrop, an up and coming rapper taking the hip hop world by storm, and Joe...

An Arts District…In Our Backyard?

You might have heard that Astoria is Queen's very first Arts District...which is kind of a big deal. Seriously, do you realize big Queens is!? The announcement was made on  March 28 by New York City...

Evan Roumeliotis: Film Project Creator, Restaurateur…and Possibly Rasputin Reincarnate.

This week's Give Me Astoria Human of the Week is Evan Roumeliotis. You might know him as the owner of local favorite Sparrow Tavern, newcomer Mar's Oyster Bar, and tattoo shop The Queens Ink,...

Want to be the first to sign up for The Sparrow Film Project? Here’s...

We just learned that for the first time EVER, the Sparrow Film Project is opening up online pre-registration! Pre-registration will be open from now until Saturday night at 11:59pm. Teams that signup online will receive...

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