An announcement from Mayor Bill de Blasio at the P.S 70 town hall meeting on Wednesday stated that the popular street will be getting a redesign to make it more pedestrian friendly. According to the Department of Transportation, reviews of the street have begun, with a focus on potential safety upgrades on the blocks between 28th…

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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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Last week, the City Council approved te renaming of over 40 streets across the city, including the intersection of Steinway Street and 31st Avenue.  The name chosen for the intersection is Dimitris Kastana, founder of National Greek Television and an influencial presence in the Greek-American community.  Dimitris Kastana, according to Greek News, founded the very…

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  This weekend the annual Astoria Alive Street Festival is on. The festival will be located on 31st between Ditmars Boulevard and 21st Avenue. And will bring with it a wide variety of vendors, merchants, food, rides and games. Astorians will even get a chance to adopt a furry friend from the mobile pet adoption trailer.…

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