Customers of Biskoti reached out to Tommy the owner to express their hopes that the location would remain open for business during this trying time. While he of course is doing everything he can not to disappoint them, it has not been easy. Sometimes when the weather is nice, there is better morale, people are…

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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 Me Astoria will be presenting…

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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 alongside their order. Panera Grocery…

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Dino's Pizzeria

Image via Dino’s Pizzeria (@dinos_pizzeria) Instagram. Community is everything to Bruno Carusone, owner of Astoria favorite Dino’s Pizzeria. The family-run restaurant has been serving the Astoria neighborhood delicious Italian cuisine since 1957. So when COVID-19 struck the city, the team behind Dino’s ensured that both staff and customers remain as healthy and safe as possible.…

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The past few months Astoria has showed, once more, what a talented community we are fortunate to be a part of. Now, seemingly more than ever, do we need a little dose of positivity. Therefore, Give Me Astoria would like to announce our upcoming photography contest for the spring season! This time, the rules are a bit…

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Give Me Astoria is proud to announce that we will be co-hosting the TENTH annual PJ Drive, alongside Maria L. Delgado, Diane Kantzoglou, and Monika’s Café-Bar! The goal of the annual pajama drive is to collect new pajamas and books to benefit the children of the Pajama Program. We are proud to co-host this wonderful…

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This will be the 2nd Spring crawl, and the 5th crawl in total. The Astoria community has rallied behind the collective events and it not only has the event increased overall business in Astoria, but the participants both businesses and the community have responded in kind, each year. Give Me Astoria is happy to promote…

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Give Me Astoria is proud to be Co-Hosting the 8th Annual Pajama Drive this year, together with Monika’s Cafe Bar, Maria L. Delgado and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas. The goal of the PJ Drive is to collect as many new pajamas and books as we can, in order to benefit the children of the program. We’ve…

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It looks like the resistance is here. Coordinated and performed by residents of Astoria, the monthly initiative is called “Not My President: A Monthly Show of Resistance”. Its hopes are to do more than just rally and protest. The performers are set to do a show each month, with half the door proceeds from the…

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