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COVID-19 Survivor Mount Sinai Queens

COVID-19 Survivor Gives Back to Mount Sinai Queens!

Image courtesy of Mount Sinai Queens. On April 9th, 75-year old Woodside resident Sonia Atieh was experiencing shortness of breath, accompanied by a fever. Because of her symptoms, Atieh was admitted to Mount Sinai Queens where she was intubated following a positive COVID-19 diagnosis. The patient remained on a ventilator…

Brooklyn Bagels Astoria

Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee is on a mission to serve its community now more than ever

Image via Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee (@bkbagelny) Instagram. Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee Company opened with the mission of providing each customer that walked through its doors with the epitome of the New York bagel experience. Many would say that the minds behind Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee have been successful at…

Astoria Clap For Healthcare Heroes

Thank you all for joining us in Clapping For Our Heroes!

Image courtesy of Eleni Louca. Give Me Astoria would like to thank everyone who participated for making yesterday’s ‘Clap For Our Heroes’ event so wonderful! The event saw a ‘thank you’ cake delivery from Martha’s Country Bakery to our healthcare heroes at Mount Sinai Queens, as well as our amazing…

Hamido Seafood

Hamido Seafood’s owner offers special advice on helping our restaurants

Image courtesy of Rudy Mansy. Hamido Seafood, which officially opened its doors in May 2019, has gained notoriety in the neighborhood for serving fresh seafood with an Egyptian twist. In under a year, Hamido Seafood has been able to achieve a strong community following, and even a glowing review from…

Special election for Queens Borough President has been cancelled

The special election for Queens Borough President has been cancelled, as announced in an executive order signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Initially, the special election had been scheduled on March 24th to determine who would replace now Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz. The election was postponed to June 23rd due…

Give Me Astoria presents: the Clap For Our Heroes event!

Give Me Astoria is proud to organize the ‘Clap For Our Heroes’ event to be held on Thursday, April 30th! This event is scheduled for Thursday, April 30 at 2PM honoring our brave front-line workers at Mount Sinai Queens and beyond. The clap-along will be held from 2:05-2:07PM, sharp. Give…

National chain Panera Bread aims to give back at a local level

For thirty years, Panera Bread has served hundreds of cities throughout the country. Now, more than ever, Panera Bread is committed to helping its customers and the community at large. One such example? The launch of Panera Grocery, which allows customers to purchase items such as milk, produce, and bread…

Fitrition Juice Bar

Fitrition: focused on finding the positive in the face of COVID-19

Image via Fitrition (@fitritionjuicebar) Instagram. The team behind Fitrition, the popular health-food store and juice bar, is choosing to find positivity where they can. Despite a significant drop in sales because of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Fitrition is grateful to keep employees healthy and safe, and to be able to…

Blend Astoria

Team behind multiple Astoria ventures matching food donations to hospitals

Image via Blend Astoria (@blendastoria) Instagram. The team behind Astoria’s Slice, Blend, and The Social are keeping busy giving back to our healthcare heroes at this time. While The Social was forced to temporarily close its doors, both Slice and Blend’s Astoria locations remain active to the community they call…

Tea and Milk NY

Tea and Milk continues to give back to the community!

Image via Tea and Milk (@teaandmilkny) Instagram. Despite being forced to temporarily close due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Astoria’s Tea and Milk is continuing to find ways to focus on the positive and give back to the community it calls home. Fortunately, Tea and Milk has been able to…