Australian Bushfire Support Fundraiser

The bushfires in Australia, which have been burning since September, have killed at least 25 people, destroyed 2,000 homes and killed an estimated 500 million animals. In all, about 15 million acres have burned across the country – an area roughly the size of West Virginia. Worldwide donations have come from celebrity, business and sportspeople donations hit great height for charity…

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Two Astoria seafood establishments made the cut of Money Inc.’s ranking of the ’20 Best Seafood Restaurants in NYC’! Taverna Kyclades, located at 33-07 Ditmars Blvd., placed seventh on the list. Taverna Kyclades’ salads, as well as its seafood, each received honorable mention. The restaurant has remained one of Ditmars’ busiest and most well-known restaurants,…

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As our aforementioned title states, what’s the scoop (or no scoop) on dog poop on what seems like every corner of Astoria? The culprit (s) seem to have no regard, and are simply leaving their dog’s waste in the middle of anywhere they please: the sidewalk, the corner, the grass. As per the Department of…

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Picture it: a long, freezing winter’s day (thanks, Polar Vortex), and the subway station closest to home is closed for renovations. You’re forced to make the walk from when you exit the train all the way home in subzero temperatures, wondering if it would be appropriate to take a 2-minute cab. Luckily for passengers on…

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A gun was found in a plastic bag by a pair of volunteers early Saturday morning during the Astoria Park shoreline cleanup. The volunteers, Laura Picallo and Laura Aguinaga, found the firearm during the Astoria Park Alliance monthly shoreline cleanups. The weapon was located around a neglected area away from the Alliance’s cleanup route, according…

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