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Landlord–tenant relationships can be difficult to navigate even in normal times, and the coronavirus pandemic has placed immense pressures on both rent payers and rent collectors. We spoke to lawyers Elias Fillas and Luigi Brandimarte of Astoria’s own Sacco & Fillas LLP to get some tips for tenants who are experiencing friction with their landlord. 

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The newly opened Gift Box  is a crown jewel of local gift stores. This cozy boutiques has witty, thoughtful, and cute gifts of all kinds ensuring you’ll find the perfect gift for anyone.

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A bar is only as good as its bartender. With so many amazing spots to choose from in Astoria,
you could have a different face pouring your drink every night. What stands out most in the
crowd, however, are our incredible female bartenders, showcasing their skills and knowledge
as they perfect a traditional Old Fashioned or their own signature cocktails. We were fortunate
enough to have some of these talented women share their journeys behind the bar with us.

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When NYC was taken under siege, none of us knew what to expect. Just like you, we took on the hurdles as they came. We kept our doors open all day, every day for all the women who needed care. They knew they could count on us. Our recently-opened Brooklyn office has already become a go-to place for the ladies’ health needs in the community.

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The new year could not have come sooner. As we bring in 2021 with high hopes, a lot of us are writing lists of resolutions, determined to have a healthier, happier year than the last. If you’re falling behind on what you want to accomplish, here are five New Year’s resolutions that will not only help you better yourself, but your community as well.

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Astoria Mutual Aid Network

  When the Coronavirus pandemic hit New York City, officials couldn’t provide the resources necessary to help everyone. In response, citizens did it themselves. Astorians, along with many others, began to come together to form mutual aid societies, localized within each neighborhood. They knew that they were all in this together, and wanted to let…

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