Entertainment

Give Me Summer!

The past few months Astoria has showed, once more, what a talented community we are fortunate to be a part of. Therefore, Give Me Astoria would like to announce our upcoming photography contest for the summer season! This time, the rules are a bit different. To comply with current social…

Celebrating Astoria’s First Virtual International Cultural Festival!

Image courtesy of Central Astoria Local Development Coalition. Looking for a fun, free event to celebrate Astoria’s diversity? Look no further! The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition will be hosting the first-ever virtual International Cultural Festival! The event is set for Sunday, June 28th from 3-4PM. The online festival will…

And the winner of #GiveMeSpring is…

Our first-ever #GiveMeSpring photography contest winner has been determined! With a combined total of 610 votes, the winner is: ‘Reflections of Spring’ by Gracie Coston! Our award ceremony will be held once it is safe to do so in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nominees can look out for an…

Reopening Kaufman Astoria Studios: A Conversation with Hal Rosenbluth, President/CEO

Image via Kaufman Astoria Studios Facebook. Kaufman Astoria Studios (KAS), located at 34-12 36th St., has become one of Hollywood’s go-to destinations for some of the largest names in the film and television industry. Today, KAS offers industry professionals over 500,000 sq.ft. of space for sound stages, production, and service,…

Natalia Bougadellis & Emory Parker

Astoria-based Directors Finalists for the ‘Wear A Mask’ Ad Contest: Vote Now!

Image courtesy of Natalia Bougadellis & Emory Parker. Two Astoria-based filmmakers are finalists in the #NewYorkTough PSA contest. Natalia Bougadellis & Emory Parker’s video made it to the final 5, competing against 600 entries from throughout the state. Bougadellis & Parker are the Founders of Blue Slate Films and NXM…

BelAire Diner Drive-In Movie

BelAire Diner hosting Drive-In Movie Night!

Image via BelAire Diner (@belairediner) Instagram. BelAire Diner is hosting a drive-in movie night this Wednesday! The movie? The 80s classic Dirty Dancing starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. The first showing will be held at 8PM, followed by a second screening at 11PM. There is a $20 cover fee…

Astoria Clap For Healthcare Heroes

Thank you all for joining us in Clapping For Our Heroes!

Image courtesy of Eleni Louca. Give Me Astoria would like to thank everyone who participated for making yesterday’s ‘Clap For Our Heroes’ event so wonderful! The event saw a ‘thank you’ cake delivery from Martha’s Country Bakery to our healthcare heroes at Mount Sinai Queens, as well as our amazing…

Give Me Spring!

The past few months Astoria has showed, once more, what a talented community we are fortunate to be a part of. Now, seemingly more than ever, do we need a little dose of positivity. Therefore, Give Me Astoria would like to announce our upcoming photography contest for the spring season! This time,…

And the winner of our #GiveMeWinter photography contest is…

Our first-ever #GiveMeWinter photography contest winner has been determined, and the winner is: ‘’Merry & Bright ✨’ by Stefanie Dimitriadis! Our award ceremony will be held once it is safe to do so in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nominees can look out for an email in the (hopefully) near…

Be sure to vote for your favorite #GiveMeWinter submission!

Voting is now underway for our first-ever #GiveMeWinter photography contest! After many fantastic photography submissions, we have narrowed down our favorite winter photos to the below submissions for this season. The nominees are: ‘Winter on 30th Avenue‘ by Bernadette Claffey ‘Merry & Bright ✨‘ by Stefanie Dimitriadis ‘Walker on Shore…