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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Sometimes you just need to brush. This holiday shopper decided to forgo the paying and get straight to the taking when he decided to steal toothpaste (of all things), from Rite Aid. The product of choice? Colgate and Sensodyne, of course. According to NYPD, a man in a black coat and hoodie entered the Rite…

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Yesterday, June 26th, there was a serious accident involving FDNY fire trucks, which injured multiple people. The accident occurred just after noon, at the intersection of Ditmars Boulevard and 21st Street. The Fire Engine 312 was racing to the scene of a fire when the Q100 bus heading north on 21st collided with the fire truck, according…

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Recently, a letter was found on the doors of many cafes and residents along the popular Ditmars Blvd, urging the community to complain about the applications from cafes or gastro pubs like The Pomeroy in regards to outdoor seating. The permit requested will see another 100 tables take to the sidewalk, something a lot of…

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High school student staffed and selling produce from more than two dozen farms – most based in New York state – a new Farmer's Market will open this summer on Steinway Street between Ditmars Boulevard and 23rd Avenue, according to DNAinfo.  The market is run by nonprofit GrownNYC and will commence July – every Saturday…

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At 2:20PM on Thursday, an 11 year old boy was walking along 21st Avenue and 43rd Street when a man suddenly came up behind him.  The boy was taking by surprise when the suspect put his arm around his shoulder and tried to grab the boy's phone from his pocket.  The man, described as white…

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In our latest poll, we ask Astorians what the best street is in our neck of the woods: Although they’ve always been favorites with the locals, in recent years these streets have really come to be known among New Yorkers in general as the go to spots for great bars, delicious cuisines, awesome bakeries and…

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It's finally been confirmed. Rumors of the W Line being resurrected from the grave have been circling the grape vine for quite some time, but for many of us it was all too good to be true.   On Thursday, the MTA finally announced that those rumors were in fact true, and they are seriously…

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There's a new restaurant opening up on Ditmars and 35th Street, and you might've guessed what their key ingredients will be by the name.  Owner Francis Staub (a cookware designer from France) who also owned Francis Cafe, which was the previous occupant of the spot, according to DNAinfo, is behind the new endevour.  The restaurant…

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Earlier this year, Lefkos Pyrgos cafe and bakery were forced to close their doors after 40 years on the corner of 23rd Avenue and 31st Street, to make way for the Time Warner Cable shopfront.  But now after not even half a year, Lefkos are opening their doors again.  The new Cafe and Bakery will find…

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