If you haven't heard, Astoria is about to go crazy Tuesday.
Our little neighborhood, filled with hundreds of Greeks and Ecuadorians, is about to become ground zero for those countries' soccer fans, who'll no doubt be watching the big match between Greece's and Ecuador's national football teams.
That is, if they're not attending the game, which will be played in Citifield -- the…Continue
A few times a week you can find Miss Jones (Jacquie Jones) in the booth at the 30th Ave subway station. She has worked for the MTA for 14 years.
Miss Jones says: "Working at 30th Ave is like working for the UN. You’re an interpreter, therapist, GPS system. You work with the disabled, the mentally ill, the lost, the hurt, I mean you name it I probably did it. Some…Continue
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And that honor goes to the Bohemian Hall & Beer…Continue
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This morning, the MTA christened the new "Court Square" stop that allows straphangers a free, swipeless, SHELTERED transfer between the 7, G, E, and M trains. Until now, riders would have to exit one station, walk a few blocks down the sidewalk, enter another station, and swipe their card…Continue
This is, by far, my favorite picture of the week. Way to go, Jenny Herdman Lando, for sending it in!
I guess there's a new Sheriff in town... (I'm looking at you,…Continue
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Take in a movie tonight.…Continue
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The Queens Art Express Mobile App: A World of Art in One Borough
Starting in June snap this free app for a hot deal and cool art. The QAX Mobile App celebrates the diverse communities of arts, culture and commerce along the No. 7 and the N/Q/R trains in Queens, NY. Download today for insider information about the Queens Art Express Festival (QAX), to get a MetroCard deal at a local restaurant, discover new neighborhoods, and enjoy some great art. The qaxapp is funded…Continue
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As if you needed another reason not to leave Astoria on the weekends, I'm giving you three: Astoria has been listed among having some of the best brunch spots in America not once, not twice, but thrice! (Well,…Continue
The new East River Ferry will connect Long Island City with a water transit option between Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Governor's Island. The service is expected to run every 20-30 minutes, 7 days a week and will begin on June 13th.
For the first two weeks, the service will operate free-of-charge (normally $4-$5.50). What do you think, Astoria, are you looking forward to a marine…Continue
Aaron LaVigne is one of those guys who possesses talent, personality and looks. Some guys have all the luck, right? This guy, however, took a major career-change leap...and we are all benefitting as a result.
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