The shop was once an ice cream parlor before turning into a place for hobbies and odd little knick-knacks. Housing everything from planes, trains and automobiles, it’s full of character and Astoria history. Nestled along three-story brick buildings on 30th Avenue, Rudy’s is a fighting figurine among the wine bars, restaurants and bakeries that have…

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The Backlot Arts Festival is hitting up Kaufman this month for two days of fun with live performances, exhibitions, installations, workshops and more! From June 24th to June 25th, Astorians and New Yorkers will be able to participate in more than 20 “art experiences”. From fashion shows, pop-up galleries, concerts, gardening, coffee-tasting and the list…

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