Calling All Bookworms

It’s Time to Book It to The Library With the new year upon us, and still amidst a pandemic, there is very little room to do the things that we want to do. Though many public areas, like libraries, are not fully operational, that doesn’t mean we can’t get our hands on a good book.…

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The Burnout Generation: Why Some Millennials Are Still Hopeful Despite Their Latest Title

In 2019, Buzzfeed reporter, Ann Helen Peterson, published the article, “How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation.” The piece sparked a larger cultural debate between millennials and other generations, the former arguing why they weren’t in fact burnt out. While some critics and social commentators have continued to question the truth of this sentiment, the fact is, not everyone can fit into this category so easily.

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Saved By The Stoop: Residents find treasures on the sidewalks

There are two types of Astorians: one who sees free and used items on the sidewalk and doesn’t think twice, and the other who sees those same items as an opportunity to add to their home decor while saving money and living sustainably. If you’re in the second camp, then it’s safe to say you are what we call a “stooper.”

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Spa Days, Speak-easies & Snack Joints, Oh My!

Gift Box  The newly opened Gift Box is a crown jewel of local gift stores. The cozy boutique offers its visitors a bounty of cute, fun and thoughtful gift ideas created by artists both local and from around the world: from Astoria to Bali, Gift Box showcases unique and sustainable creations from a wide array…

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Keeping the Peace

Photo Sofia Pipolo

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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Newly Opened Gift Box

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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Female Bartenders Raising The Bar

photo Sofia Pipolo

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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Walk In Gyn Bids Farewell to 2020

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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