Entertainment

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…

Lot-Less is coming to Astoria!

Do you love discount prices for brand-name items? Good news: Lot-Less is set to occupy its first-ever Astoria location on Steinway St. & Broadway! For those who may not know, Lot-Less is a retail chain found throughout NY & NJ with an emphasis on discount prices for retail items. As…

Australian Bushfire Support Fundraiser

Australian Restaurants Across NYC come together to help raise money for Bushfire Crisis Relief

The bushfires in Australia, which have been burning since September, have killed at least 25 people, destroyed 2,000 homes and killed an estimated 500 million animals. In all, about 15 million acres have burned across the country – an area roughly the size of West Virginia. Worldwide donations have come from celebrity, business and sportspeople donations…

The Charlie is now leasing luxury apartments in Astoria!

Looking for some new digs? The Charlie is now ready and waiting to lease 13 luxury-style apartments to those looking to live in Astoria, with a move-in date of as early as February 1st. Located on Steinway Street & Ditmars Boulevard, the building’s features include a roof deck, outdoor private…

Dunkin’ Donuts is now open near 23rd Avenue!

Do you love quality, affordable coffee? If the answer is yes: your first gift of 2020 has arrived in the form of a brand new Dunkin’ Donuts location! Located at 22-78 31st St., Dunkin’s newest location is officially open and ready to serve Astoria’s coffee lovers. The newest location’s features include…