Entertainment

Comedy Astoria Is Bringing The Laughs Every Saturday At Bartolino’s!

Image courtesy of Gary Vider/Comedy Astoria. The comedy scene in New York is unlike any other. A quick search for your favorite comic, and chances are they’ve likely performed on one of the city’s stages. So, when COVID-19 forced comedy clubs throughout the city to close, the industry took a…

5 Tips on Having A Great and Safe Sex Life During COVID-19 From Dr. Adeeti Gupta of Walk-In GYN

In the last 5 months, we have all been coping with the pandemic in any and every way. This month, we want to focus on your sexual health and how you can bring back that oomph and do so safely! Finding desire while being locked up! It’s not easy to…

The Perfect Summer Sendoff

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…

A Treasure Under Hell Gate

Photo/David Manrique What can be more fascinating than a sunken treasure story? Perhaps a local sunken treasure story, and we have one right here in Astoria! In 1780 the HMS Hussar, a 28-gun frigate of the Mermaid class that belonged to the Royal Navy, sank in the East River between…

Send Off Summer With A Beautiful Bouquet From Flowers By Lunelly!

Image/Flowers by Lunelly Facebook First date? Birthday coming up? Flowers just for the fun of it? There’s never a wrong reason to treat yourself to a beautiful bouquet! Flowers by Lunnelly is Astoria’s go-to family-owned destination for the freshest flowers in the neighborhood. This local florist has been providing customers…

Looking To Buy A Space Shuttle Food Truck? Now Might Be Your Chance!

Image/EBay Looking to make a big change this year? Perhaps you might be interested in this space shuttle food truck for sale, based in Astoria! You likely have seen this interesting find around the neighborhood in recent months. Its owner has listed it for sale on EBay for $149,000 for…

Give Me Astoria Highlighted By The Queens Memory Podcast

Image/Queens Memory Instagram Give Me Astoria was one small business selected to be part of the official Queens Memory Podcast! On episode 6, titled ‘Comeback’, the team behind Give Me Astoria spoke in detail about our efforts to give back to the essential and frontline workers via GoFundMe. The GoFundMe raised…

New York Martial Arts Academy Invites Students To The Park For Jeet Kune Do

Photo/Jessica Militello Take a walk through Astoria Park this summer and you’ll see that for many local trainers and fitness facilities, the outdoor haven has become their new home. With the announcement that gyms are to remain closed after being removed from New York State’s Phase 4 reopening plan, some…

Treat Yourself To Mestiza Laser Clinic: Astoria’s Skin Experts!

Photo/Mestiza Laser Clinic Instagram It’s no secret that when you look your best, you feel your best. So, why not treat yourself to some of the very best beauty services our neighborhood has to offer? Mestiza Laser Clinic, opened in 2017, has become Astoria’s go-to for quality skincare at an…

31st Avenue Stroll: Open Streets Provides A Safer Way To Gather

Photos/Evie Hantzopoulos Astoria residents are enjoying their tree-lined streets now more than ever. Open Streets, the citywide initiative is becoming more common to limit vehicle traffic and promote pedestrian activity. The 31st Ave Open Street Collective, led by Evie Hantzopoulos and Macartney Morris, blocked off a portion of 31st Avenue…