Entertainment

Celebrating Astoria’s #GiveMeFall nominees!

Creativity was in full swing on Wednesday, December 18th at Give Me Astoria’s office as the nominees for the first-ever Give Me Fall photography contest came together to celebrate their nominations. Photographers had the opportunity to mingle and view the printed versions of their nominated photographs on display throughout the…

Kōyō is set to serve a specialty Christmas & New Year’s Eve menu in Astoria!

Still looking to make those perfect holiday plans? Look no further than Kōyō! Kōyō, Astoria’s newest sushi and kaiseki-inspired omakase experience is offering a special menu for both Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. Kōyō is an intimate, jewel-box restaurant helmed by its Executive Chef, Darry Liu. Chef Liu perfected his sushi skills working alongside…

Celebrate New Year’s Eve the Greek way at Amylos Taverna!

Amylos Taverna is bringing a bit of Greek cheer to ring in this new year! On Tuesday, December 31st, Astoria’s premier Greek & Mediterranean-style restaurant will feature a four-course prix-fixe menu and a glass of complimentary champagne for patrons who wish to celebrate the new year in style. There will…

Subway riders, rejoice: Astoria Boulevard is officially open!

After nearly a year of renovations and updates, the Astoria Boulevard N/W stop is officially open for subway riders!  While the subway stop is open and ready for its users, not all additions have been completed. Workers are still in the process of installing four new elevators at the Astoria…

Trader Joe’s is making its way to LIC!

Do you love mac & cheese bites as much as we do? What about everything bagel seasoning? And, how could we possibly forget, delicious cookie butter? Well, if you’re a Trader Joe’s fan, guess what: the holiday season just came a bit sooner for you; Trader Joe’s is slated to…

Ring in 2020 at The Astorian’s New Year’s Eve Bash!

Looking for a fun way to ring in the new year (and new decade) without straying too far from the comfort of home? Look no further than The Astorian this New Year’s Eve! Hosted on the second floor of The Astorian, their NYE bash promises an open bar on all…

Celebrate Christmas Eve at Victory Garden Cafe!

No Christmas Eve plans? No problem! Victory Garden Cafe will be hosting a Christmas Eve Dinner Party the evening of the 24th in their heated garden room! Partygoers can enjoy a 3-course, pre-fixe meal for $39 per person. The 3-course meal will consist of appetizers such as Greek dips, spinach/cheese…

Pictures with Santa for a wonderful cause!

Looking to bring the whole family together for a great community initiative? This Sunday, December 15th, from 12-3PM all are invited to come together for a toy drive to benefit the children who will be in the hospital’s care for the holidays. All toys will be donated, and the whole…

Meet the mind behind House of Mars: Marijana Sprajc

Fashion: one of the most effective ways of expressing one’s personality without saying a word. Take, for instance, something as simple as a jean jacket; how do I keep it simple but still make it my own? That’s where Marijana Sprajc, otherwise known as the mind behind House of Mars,…

Give Me…Winter!

You gave us fall… now it’s time to show us what you’ve got this winter, Astoria! You guessed it: #GiveMeWinter is our winter photography contest, where we’re looking to highlight local talent and our neighborhood on our Instagram & Facebook pages each Friday! How to enter: Email your photo*, along…