Calling All Bookworms

It’s Time to Book It to The Library With the new year upon us, and still amidst a pandemic, there is very little room to do the things that we want to do. Though many public areas, like libraries, are not fully operational, that doesn’t mean we can’t get our…

5 New Year’s Resolutions Worth Sticking To

The new year could not have come sooner. As we bring in 2021 with high hopes, a lot of us are writing lists of resolutions, determined to have a healthier, happier year than the last. If you’re falling behind on what you want to accomplish, here are five New Year’s resolutions that will not only help you better yourself, but your community as well.

Yuletide Tales of Astoria’s Holiday Past

As we move forward into 2021 let us take a look back at how Christmas was celebrated in Astoria during the past century.

Astoria is art, Outside and In

Two of my favorite places to visit in Astoria are the Socrates Sculpture Park and the Noguchi Museum. To have both minutes away from each other is a treat. Year-round, they offer so much to see.

Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration is a Must See at MoMA PS1

Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration considers various complex subject matters by taking on larger cultural and systemic issues that need to be addressed.

Gallery Guide To Astoria and LIC

This new exodus of creatives has meant new galleries and artist-run spaces are popping up in both Astoria and Long Island City. This guide will give you insight into some of the best art spaces this part of Queens has to offer.

Home for the (Socially Distant) Holidays: A Pandemic-Approved Agenda

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us, and that also signals the arrival of some of the most wonderful events of the year – right here in the neighborhood!

Shopping Small This Season

Businesses around Astoria have their doors open for you to find gifts for all the loved ones on your list. Shop local this season!

Free Portraits in the Park

Local photographer Amanda Williams armed with a camera, a squad of enthusiastic collaborators, and a surplus of creativity is the mastermind behind the project, ‘Portraits in the Park’.

Autumn Festival Centerpiece from Flowers by Lunelly

You’re sure to impress with a centerpiece from Flowers by Lunelly at your upcoming holiday feast.