Owner/Chef of The Thirsty Koala, Katherine Fuchs. As phase two begins in Astoria, there seems to be a lack of direction and divided opinions in regards to the COVID19 situation. Thirsty Koalas owner Katherine Fuchs describes these frustrations as additional difficulties in keeping a business alive during the pandemic. The rules and regulations of reopening…

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The time of year has come once more, when the holidays are just around the corner! Whether you would like to switch up the classic Thanksgiving, are unable to spend it with family, or just would like to celebrate close to home Astoria has you covered. From Greek to Italian, to Australian to classic holiday…

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Whiskey is the word on May 9th when Ambros debuts its 100% fruit-infused beverage to the public at The Thirsty Koala. Ambros was created and developed by Queens native Sami Omar, Jeff Tomastik, and Astoria’s own Carlo Piccirillo in 2016 in Las Vegas. Piccirillo & friends came up with the concept when the group of…

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