Hello book-loving Astorians,
As many of you know already, the Astoria Bookshop opened for business late last month, at 31-29 31st Street, between Broadway & 31st Avenue. We are open Tuesday through Sunday from 11am-7pm, and a bit later on evenings when we have events--like tomorrow (9/17), when we'll be hosting a book signing with local author Sara Polsky for her first novel This Is How I Find Her. You can find lots more information on our website:…Continue
Added by Lexi Beach on September 16, 2013 at 10:12am — No Comments
FROM THE GROUND UP - a new novelContinue
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I just took a nice little bike ride through Astoria Park. Isn't it lovely today?
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Colette, left, and Jenny of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.
Colette Conlon and Jenny Lando, moms on a…Continue
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Join us for BYOB in Brief, a free series of single information sessions addressing topical issues affecting artists, and designed to compliment QCA’s existing BYOB curriculum. This month Jack Friedman of the Queens Chamber of Commerce and Nadege Noel of Republic Health will…Continue
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I'm posting in regards to local business Locale Cafe & Bar, located at 33-02 34th Ave. I'm trying to expose the owner, a man named Johnny, for grossly unfair employee treatment practices by spreading the word about what happened to my partner, Dylan Thomas Riley, when he worked there earlier this summer.
Dylan was doing great at Locale, but on his fifth week there, he got really sick. He asked to have someone cover his shifts two days in a row, but no one was…Continue
Seniors Partnering with Artists Citywide
2013-2014 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS, QUEENS COUNCIL ON THE ARTS
Added by Queens Council on the Arts on September 4, 2013 at 1:07pm — No Comments
Pierre is a solitary early-morning walker.
The garage door is up, and Pierre Zimmerli is sitting on a stool playing a hand of solitaire. This is what he does when he…Continue
Added by Nancy Ruhling on September 3, 2013 at 3:35pm — No Comments
This two-part workshop led by experienced grant writing consultant Melissa Sandor includes a hands-on writing workshop followed by a mock panel review that explores how to create a thorough and successful grant proposal and…Continue
Added by Queens Council on the Arts on September 1, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
Join Catholic young adults in their 20s, 30s and 40s for the Catholic Young Professionals Mass on Saturday September 28th at 5:15PM at the Church of St. Catherine of Sienna. Founded in 1897, the Church is staffed by Dominican Friars.
Volunteers are needed for the Mass: 2 acolytes, 1 cross-bearer, 2 altar servers, and 1 lector. If you are interested in volunteering, email us at email@example.com.
After the 5:15PM Mass, meet…Continue
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Need cleaning lady every other week. Must be reliable and reasonably priced, with references. Please reply to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Added by Sue Ann Vajda on August 27, 2013 at 12:21pm — No Comments
Need cleaning lady. Must be reliable, reasonably-priced, with references.
Added by Sue Ann Vajda on August 27, 2013 at 12:17pm — No Comments
Meet The Squiggler.
There ought to be a sign that says, "Watch your head." Instead, what you see straight in front of you -- before you see stars -- when you enter Bill Conroy…Continue
Added by Nancy Ruhling on August 27, 2013 at 8:29am — No Comments
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Long Island's #1 Adult Basketball League returns to Queens next month - $875 per team/$125 per individual player for 8 games plus playoffs - Games played Monday and Thursday nights at …Continue
Added by LI Hoops on August 23, 2013 at 11:04am — No Comments
Lou owns L&M Auto Service.
In a squeezed-in space the size of an SUV's backseat, Lou Farina is perched on an ancient chair manning the phone.
"It's the red, white…Continue
Added by Nancy Ruhling on August 21, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
The Queens Arts Fund (QAF) offers grants to Queens-based individual artists and non-profit organizations offering distinctive arts and cultural programming that directly serves the citizens of Queens. The Queens Arts Fund is made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
2014 Queens Arts Fund applications are…Continue
Added by Queens Council on the Arts on August 20, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments
I have been living in Astoria over 6 years now and i love it . I have seen all the changes that have happened and it has mostly happened recently . I am happy there is a much younger and more hip crowd , more bars and restaurants , more options for young people as far as having fun, more healthier food options, better buildings , better food choices, more nightlife and just a better overall place now for a younger crowd.…Continue
Joan's new passions are knitting and gardening.
On the back patio, on the way to the garden, there's a bowl filled with cat food. Joan Garrison started setting it out for the…Continue
Added by Nancy Ruhling on August 13, 2013 at 8:33am — No Comments
Not sure if this is a legit DOT sign or someones guerrilla artwork (as theres no DOT markings and its installed really low)
- either way I love it and they need some more of these stuck up around the hood!!
have anymore been seen, first Ive noticed them…Continue
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