Entertainment

Hellenic Film Society USA to screen award-winning Greek film ‘Pause’ for International Women’s Day

On Sunday, March 8th, the Hellenic Film Society USA will be screening the award-winning Greek film, Pause, as part of the Museum of the Moving Image’s ‘Always on Sunday’ monthly Greek film series. Pause, which is directed, written, and produced by women tells the story of Elpida who feels trapped in a…

Queens Comfort burger ranked #7 in NYC Burger List!

If you live or frequent Astoria, it should come as no surprise that there are an abundance of solid restaurant options. Another top honor has been bestowed upon a local neighborhood favorite: Queens Comfort’s ‘Sugar Hill Burger’ was ranked as one of the most epic burgers in the city by…

Enjoy a reading by children’s author Artie Bennett at the Astoria Bookshop!

Popular children’s author Artie Bennett is set to come to town this Thursday, February 27th at 11AM for a reading of his new children’s book The True Story of Zippy Chippy: The Little Horse That Couldn’t! His newest release is an inspiring story about a racehorse who never manages to win…

Enjoy ‘Oedipus Tyrannus’ at the Hellenic Cultural Center!

Any theater lovers reading this? On Saturday February 29th, the Dionysos Theatrical Group will perform ‘Oedipus Tyrannus’ by Sophocles at the Hellenic Cultural Center. The performance is a special one-time event, and will feature cast members from around the world. The play is a classic Ancient Greek tragedy which chronicles…

Astoria-based filmmaker set to tell most personal story yet with short film, ‘February’

“The most creative is the most personal”. The aforementioned quote by the legendary Martin Scorsese has come up frequently following the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony. Astoria native Petros Georgiadis is embracing this philosophy within his own work. The Astoria-based writer/director is set to release ‘February’ later this year, a short…

Enjoy a Galentine’s Day celebration in Astoria!

What better way to celebrate female friendship than with great films, good laughs, and awesome company? This Saturday, the Kaufman Arts District along with Astoria Film Festival presents its Galentine’s Day Film Festival for all to enjoy. Held at the Zukor Theater, the event features multiple short film and web…

A very Astoria Valentine’s Day!

Love is in the air, and thankfully for all of our local lovebirds there are plenty of ways to celebrate! From a simple, but thoughtful gesture such as flowers, to where to get ready for your big night, Give Me Astoria has got you covered! Here is our comprehensive list…

Astoriana Diosa del Taco is now open!

Great news for those who love Mexican food: Astoriana, the neighborhood’s newest addition, is now open! Astoriana Diosa del Taco is located at 22-35 31st St. in the space which was once occupied by the now-closed QWNS Cafe. The restaurant is officially open as of this week. Diners can expect…

Viva Viva Offers Small Plates and Big Flavor to Astoria

Viva Viva Taqueria and Cantina is a Mexican restaurant on 30th avenue that offers tasty dishes and cocktails for the neighborhood to indulge in. Upon entering the new eatery, artwork and murals decorate the walls portraying owner Josafad Morales’ love for his culture back home, along with his desire to provide…

Lottery open for Astoria’s newest affordable housing units, starting at $1,900

A new affordable housing lottery has opened in Astoria, with studios starting at $1900 per month. The building, located at 31-19 37th St., is looking to rent a total of 12 apartment units. The apartments consist of two studios, four 1-bedroom units, and six 2-bedroom units. The minimum income for…