Image via @karensinthewild Instagram. NYC Bagel & Coffee House (NYCBCH) has formally issued a response to the now viral video of an incident that took place on its Broadway location on Saturday, June 6th. As previously, ALL CUSTOMERS ENTERING NYCBCH WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE MASK. Masks will also be on hand for staff to…

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Following months of a statewide shutdown, New York City starts Phase 1 of reopening today! The reopening follows a steady decline in the number of positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations throughout the city. As of today, an estimated 400,000 New Yorkers are headed back to work. Industries gearing up again include construction, manufacturing, and select…

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Astoria is such a special place with so much to offer. Awesome food, great entertainment, and above all this AMAZING community. We have certainly all faced difficult times during the COVID19 pandemic, yet this community has remained so generous, engaging, and supportive of one another. You have exceeded all expectations and have truly shown everyone…

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Image by Jon Taylor. Astoria has been the location of a handful of peaceful protests against police brutality and the killing of George Floyd. The protests took place at Astoria Park, Steinway St., and nearby Astoria’s 114th Precinct. Hundreds gathered to peacefully voice their support for Black Lives Matter, and chanted the names of George…

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Image courtesy of Patricia Vitiello. Give Me Astoria‘s efforts to give back to the community have not gone unnoticed: our GoFundMe was highlighted by Morgan Stanley! The investment/financial services company chose Give Me Astoria as part of its ‘Week of Kindness’, which aims to promote organizations and causes that are important to its employees. Our story…

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Amorelli Realty Astoria

Image courtesy of Joe Vaccaro/Amorelli Realty. COVID19 has had a significant impact on all aspects of people’s lives. People have lost family members, jobs, money. With such a high level of uncertainty, the overall impact and trajectory of the pandemics effects are hard to forecast, however Joe Vaccaro from Amorelli Real Estate believes the Astoria…

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COVID-19 antibody testing

In response to the increased demand and strain placed on the city’s healthcare system, Walk-In GYN Care is currently operating 7-days a week and offering telehealth services. And now, the walk-in gynecology practice is conducting COVID-19 antibody testing to patients in the neighborhood. In order to receive a COVID-19 antibody test, patients: Must a consultation…

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NYC golf courses social distancing

Image by Will Brown (@iwill_photography). With warmer weather approaching, worries about proper social distancing protocols have increased. Images of New Yorkers not adhering to social distancing measures have gone viral, causing concern that perhaps some city residents are not taking the steps to fight COVID-19 as seriously as others. Council Member Constantinides has announced a…

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