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Astoria Photographer Wins iPhone Photography Award

The competition originally began much smaller. Launching in 2007 by Kenan Aktulun it grew quickly, Kenana saying that he is now "amazed" at how quickly it grew and how international it became with participants ranging...

No Trains, Shop Local!

With the trains out on weekends this summer for upgrades, businesses are finding ways to keep Astorians local by offering them discounts all around. A small group of independent retail shops across Astoria have joined...

Kaufman Backlot Arts Festival Coming This June

The Backlot Arts Festival is hitting up Kaufman this month for two days of fun with live performances, exhibitions, installations, workshops and more! From June 24th to June 25th, Astorians and New Yorkers will be...

Astoria Park Spring Movies Start With La La Land

It's about that time of the year when the sun starts shining just a little bit brighter, the people smile just a little bit more, and Astoria Park becomes a treasure trove of events,...

Catch Up With All The Latest Shows At QED

 QED is ending May with a bang! Some of the great shows lined up for this month are Myq Kaplan & Friends, including Aparna Nancherla (HBO's Crashing). No Feelings Presets will also hold Escape...

Extra Budget Funds Will Bring New Trees, Bus Countdown Clocks And More…

This year's participatory budgeting vote saw Astorians voting for bus countdown clocks, technology upgrades, and additional trees, to name a few. $1 million was allocated by Councilman Costa Constantinides to six projects that the community...

Tis The Season For The Streets To Fair!

Alright so the title doesn't make a whole lot of sense, but we're just a little bit too excited about the season of street fairs to hit Astoria, so there. It's finally time for some...

Earth Day To Be Celebrated in Astoria Park

Earth Day To Be Celebrated in Astoria Park Nature Education, Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events Saturday, April 22nd 2017 In honor of Earth Day and Car Free Day NYC, Shore Blvd will be closed to traffic and feature...

The Resistance Show

It looks like the resistance is here. Coordinated and performed by residents of Astoria, the monthly initiative is called "Not My President: A Monthly Show of Resistance". Its hopes are to do more than just...

“Good Morning Astoria” Episode II

Well they're back, hopefully by popular demand, and this time they're talking Shia LaBeouf, Music and more.... If you missed the first episode, check it out here! Or you can follow their YouTube channel Kevin...

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On July 27th, shortly before 3AM, an Astoria woman was approached by a man within the vicinity of 23rd Ave. & 24th St. asking...
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