Entertainment

Carnival of Love: Making a Difference, One Child At a Time.

Established in 2008, Carnival of Love non-profit organization that seriously stole the hearts of everyone at Give Me Astoria. We recently spoke to Despina Manoloudas who told us all the ins and outs of this amazing organization. Carnival of Love was founded with the purpose of making a difference in…

Want to be the first to sign up for The Sparrow Film Project? Here’s your chance!

We just learned that for the first time EVER, the Sparrow Film Project is opening up online pre-registration! Pre-registration will be open from now until Saturday night at 11:59pm. Teams that signup online will receive their assignment by email on Monday April 7th. The fee for signing up will be $25…

Give Me Astoria: PROUD SPONSORS OF THE SPARROW FILM PROJECT!

So, if you haven’t heard of the Sparrow Film Project, you are TOTALLY missing out. Twice a year The Sparrow Film Project commitee put together this event. Here’s how it works: teams sign up for a spot on the list, and then have three weeks to make a three minute…

Jason D. Antos: Queens Gazette Editor Extraordinaire and Local Author

This week’s Human of the Week is Jason D. Antos, editor of the Queens Gazette, and author of books on Shea Stadium, Whitestone, Flushing, Queens, and most recently, Jackson Heights. How long have you worked at the Gazette? Since 2009. I was a part time reporter until January of 2010,…

Donna Furey Law: Changing the World, One Case At a Time.

This week, we had the pleasure of speaking to Donna Furey, of Donna Furey Law Offices. Founded 9 years ago, the law offices of Donna Furey deal with elder law, wills, trusts, estate and Medicaid planning. Donna is currently the Queens County Women’s Bar Association and Second Vice President of the Catholic Lawyers Guild…

FREE GIFTCARDS. FREE T-SHIRTS. WHAAAAAT.

IT’S THE FIRST EVER GIVE ME ASTORIA GIVEAWAY ARE YOU EXCITED!? Here’s the deal. Sign up for our e-mail list here. That’s it. That’s all you’ve got to do. Once you sign up you’re entered to win one of two $50 cards to this week’s pick of the week, William…

George Rallis: Interesting, tattoo’d, and slightly intimidating.

This week, Give Me Astoria sat down with George Rallis, partial owner, chef and mastermind behind William Hallet restaurant. George is one of Astoria’s wackiest personalities, and we can’t tell if he’s super cool or not. We’ll let you guys decide.  How long have you lived in Astoria? 9 years….