Eileen Thompson
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Singer Looking for Pianist/Keyboardist/Band
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jered Snyder Aug 28, 2011.

Kittens Need a Home
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Christine Shane Jul 26, 2011.

Raw or Vegan Food Options in Astoria?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Sonia Jun 8, 2011.

 

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Sweet Home Chicago Lovers

There are lots of Chicagoans living in Astoria, so let's meet up, hang out, drink some Goose Island and talk about how we can't find any good deep dish pizza out here! Maybe we'll catch a Bulls/Bears/Cubs/White Sox/Blackhawks/Fire game, too!
Oct 14, 2012
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Oct 8, 2012
Eileen Thompson and Brian Beegan are now friends
Jun 1, 2012
Eileen Thompson replied to Wes McMillan's discussion Astoria Barber Shops?
"If you venture West past 21st Street, you'll find some. Between 40th and 36th Aves and 30th Ave to Astoria Blvd. would be good starting points. I actually wandered over there a few years ago and just started asking people on the street where I…"
Jun 1, 2012
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Astoria Filmmaker Honored By His Hometown

He’s already a filmmaker, musician, boxer, model and writer. Tonight, he can add one more title to that series: honoree.[Photo: Dito Montiel]Jack-of-all-trades Dito Montiel will be back in his hometown tonight at a celebration that will pay tribute to his achievements and his dedication to Astoria, Queens at a…See More
Mar 15, 2012
Arthur Vincie commented on Eileen Thompson's blog post Facility for Homeless, Mentally Challenged Coming to Astoria
"The "individual who went off their meds and did this or that" is not a valid argument.  I can cite incidents among my [so called normal] friends of insulin shock, fighting, emotional breakdowns, etc. ... any number of people on any…"
Feb 17, 2012
Katherine commented on Eileen Thompson's blog post Facility for Homeless, Mentally Challenged Coming to Astoria
"I'll take this place over Astoria Projects any day!"
Feb 17, 2012
Debbie Van Cura commented on Eileen Thompson's blog post Facility for Homeless, Mentally Challenged Coming to Astoria
"It is interesting that what is not mentioned is that highrises of apartments are also planned for the same area.  Are there supermarkets, banks, etc for that new development?  I don't see any.  While I do think smaller…"
Feb 17, 2012
Kate F. commented on Eileen Thompson's blog post Facility for Homeless, Mentally Challenged Coming to Astoria
"@dave they did a presentation for us the other day because we all needed an update on their latest services. Such nice people."
Feb 17, 2012
Dave Shichman commented on Eileen Thompson's blog post Facility for Homeless, Mentally Challenged Coming to Astoria
"Ageed, they do excellent work, and there is a location in Long Island City."
Feb 17, 2012
Kate F. commented on Eileen Thompson's blog post Facility for Homeless, Mentally Challenged Coming to Astoria
"Fortune Society does some excellent work with ex-"offenders" but the housing sites are few and far between. I love the Fortune Society!"
Feb 17, 2012
Dave Shichman commented on Eileen Thompson's blog post Facility for Homeless, Mentally Challenged Coming to Astoria
"@kate F... I'm a social worker who mainly does entitlement work and homeless prevention (along with running a food pantry, a support group for fathers of special needs children, and a whole lot more), so i have alot of experience with NYNY3 as…"
Feb 17, 2012
Kate F. commented on Eileen Thompson's blog post Facility for Homeless, Mentally Challenged Coming to Astoria
"@daveschiman, I'm so with you!! BTW, if anyone is interested in getting together and working on this issue, I'd love to get more involved in local activism. And, as you correctly note, NY/NY housing applications are a very tedious process.…"
Feb 17, 2012
Kate F. commented on Eileen Thompson's blog post Facility for Homeless, Mentally Challenged Coming to Astoria
"@doranyc I am by no means a saint. I love the work I do but I certainly have my days. NIMBY stuff is very offensive to me. You are correct in saying that 1-2% of those with SERIOUS and PERSISTENT metal illnesses (basically on the psychotic spectrum…"
Feb 17, 2012

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Naperville, IL
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I love Astoria! I've lived here for 8 years already. Looking forward to many more!
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Astoria Filmmaker Honored By His Hometown

He’s already a filmmaker, musician, boxer, model and writer. Tonight, he can add one more title to that series: honoree.

[Photo: Dito Montiel]

Jack-of-all-trades Dito Montiel will be back in his hometown tonight at a celebration that will…

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Posted on March 15, 2012 at 10:00am

Astoria (and NY1) Loves the WLA Santa Streakers [Photos]

Yesterday's 2nd Annual Why Leave Astoria Santa Streak was yet again a huge success! This year saw some great outfits -- some of which were barely there at all -- as well as some positive and enthusiastic Astorians all running for a great cause. We collected over 75 coats that were donated to NY Cares, including some much-needed children's coats. Thank you to all the runners who came out and supported both your fellow Astorians and needy New Yorkers!

A few of our…

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Posted on December 4, 2011 at 2:15pm — 1 Comment

This Weekend in Astoria (11/18/11)

This chilly November weekend is the last one before the holiday season officially starts, which means it's the last one that you won't have to spend a) with your family, b) with your coworkers, c) with holiday shoppers or d) avoiding all of the above! Get in all the fun while you still can (and have the…

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Posted on November 18, 2011 at 10:30am

The Rent is WHAT?!

I can't remember the last time I wrote a rant blog, if ever, but, even at the risk of sounding like a crotchedy old man, I hope you'll indulge me my first and possibly last...

 

I read an article in the…

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Posted on November 15, 2011 at 3:00pm — 11 Comments

One of Nation's Largest Costume Collection Now in Astoria

Actors and Actresses, rejoice!
One of the largest theatrical costume rental houses in the country, the Theatre Development Fund, has packed up it's enormous costume collection in Manhattan and relocated it right here in Astoria at the…
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Posted on November 14, 2011 at 1:38pm

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