Image/Martha’s Country Bakery Facebook MARTHA’S COUNTRY BAKERY   – BAKED GOODS A perfect spot to pick up your apple pastries, Martha’s has a little bit of it all: Apple Pie, Sour Cream Apple Pie, Apple Crumb Pie, Apple Tart, Apple Pecan Muffins, Apple Turnover, and Apple Strudel. Need we say more? 36-21 Ditmars Blvd. 718.545.9737 marthascountrybakery.com…

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Image/Green Apple Delight Astoria Facebook GREEN APPLE DELIGHT- FRUIT JUICE AND SMOOTHIES Do you prefer it freshly squeezed or blended? There are lots of options at Green Apple Delight including their Apple and Pear Juice and the Green Apple Delight Smoothie which will also get your dose of greens in! 29-12 Crescent St. Astoria, NY…

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Image/T-Swirl Crêpe T- SWIRL CRÊPE – Crêpe The Caramel Fuji Apple Crêpe is a must try!  It is filled with caramelized apples, raisins, custard creme, whipped yogurt, caramel sauce and granola. 36-16 30th Ave. 917.832.6815 tswirlcrepe.com  

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Image courtesy of Hartley Abdekalimi. Left to right: Isidore Elias, Ezra Barnes, Hartley Abdekalimi at Via Dei Greci. Coffee culture is an important part of New York society. And, the classic coffee cup has become an iconic image, synonymous with the city itself. Astoria-based director Hartley Abdekalimi drew inspiration from this New York staple, and…

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Anthony Orisses, Founder of RARE CUT. Photo by Davey King. Envision it: the good old days when folks were able to put on their best outfits and actually enjoy time out, whether for business or pleasure. For men in particular, fashion is either astronomically high priced or not as tailored to individual interests. That’s where…

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Image/Tea and Milk Facebook TEA AND MILK – APPLE TEA Part of their Concept Tea line, The Fuji Apple Chia Seeds Green Tea is a unique take on a refreshing Apple Tea with fall flavors and a summer feel. 32-02 34th Ave. 347.921.2056 http://teaandmilk.com

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Image/Eleni Louca When the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic first hit, everything was placed on pause. Within the course of 24 hours, our lives changed completely. At Give Me Astoria, specifically, we initially did not know what the future would hold. Friends in the neighborhood were closing their businesses left and right while loved ones battled the…

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