For a borough as diverse and lauded for its innovative restaurant scene as Queens, it’s surprising that there aren’t more than a small handful of Argentinian restaurants. R40 is looking to change that. Opened in late January, R40 is located in the heart of bustling Long Island City on Vernon Boulevard. The restaurant was opened…

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If you’re a Thai cuisine fan from Astoria there’s no doubt that you’ve either heard or been to Hero, although you might have been there when it was once known as EThree before making the change not too long ago. Now the Broadway restaurant is under new management – as of this year – and…

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After months since Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas' idea to close Shore Blvd to cars, New York City Department of Traffic Commissioner Polly Trottenberg announced that there will be no plans to close The Strip. The announcement came at the Astoria Civic Association meeting earlier in the week. The Commissioner along with Queens Borough Commissioner Nicole Garcia have instead opted for safety…

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Astorians are just that much closer to finally getting a dog park. With $1 million dollars put toward the construction, Astoria dog owners will get a space where dogs will be able to roam freely.  The location (Triborough Lot C) will replace one of the already existing Basketball courts underneath the RFK Triborough Bridge.  The project, which…

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Astoria Craft Bar & Kitchen has finally opened its doors this week. Bout time! Located on 1801 26th Road, this quaint little place is a just a stones throw away from Astoria Park. Perfect for those who live close and don't wanna go all the way to the main streets for a drink.  So what's on…

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