All Blog Posts Tagged 'karaoke' (13)

This Weekend In Astoria (9/2/2011)

I'm sorry this Weekender is a little late this morning, but there's nothing you can do when your computer crashes and deletes your entire blog entry. Let's try this again, shall we?


So, in addition to the news about yours truly (see…


Added by Eileen Thompson on September 2, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

A Star is Born

By Adam Ullian

(Disclaimer: The writer is in a domestic partnership with singer/WLA Managing Editor Brandi Thompson)


    Tonight, on the ABC Television Network, the New York portion of 'Karaoke Battle USA' will take over the airwaves at 9pm Eastern Standard Time. Why is this so exciting? Why…


Added by Adam Ullian on September 2, 2011 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Astoria Resident to Be Featured Competitor on ABC TV Show

The problem with being the Managing Editor of a website that covers Astoria and its residents is that when a story involves me, an Astoria resident, I feel a little guilty for writing it.


So, instead of giving myself a complex, I'll just let the Queens Gazette tell you the story:…


Added by Eileen Thompson on August 31, 2011 at 2:30pm — 16 Comments

This Weekend In Astoria (8/26/2011)

Well, this week has certainly been exciting, huh? First an earthquake, and now the Hurricane of the Century, or at least that's what I'm gathering from the news: they're making it sound like it's the beginning of the end of times!


Just in case this hurricane is as bad as they say it will be, be sure…


Added by Eileen Thompson on August 26, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

This Weekend in Astoria (05/27/11)


It's Memorial Day Weekend, the unofficial kick-off to summer! After all the rain we've had, we've earned this nice weather weekend and deserve to make the most out of it. So, in addition to honoring our troops and veterans this holiday, go out and enjoy the extended weekend with these…


Added by Eileen Thompson on May 27, 2011 at 10:31am — 4 Comments

This Weekend In Astoria (5/13/2011)

We had a great week this week here in Astoria -- The Sparrow was a on national TV show, The Taste of Queens was a huge hit, we've already crowned two deserving winners in our SeamlessWeb Giftcard Giveaway, and we're still giving away the Grand Prize to the winner…


Added by Eileen Thompson on May 13, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

WLA Editor Competing for Spot on Television Singing Contest

You know her best from the daily blood, sweat, and tears she puts into this site every day, but you soon may know her for another reason. Our lovely and multi-talented (while also incredibly humble) editor, Brandi Thompson has quietly moved on to …


Added by Ran Craycraft on May 2, 2011 at 10:30am — 4 Comments


There are so many things happening in Astoria tonight, it'd be impossible to talk about them all in this post, but I'll do my best.


To sum up, we've got an Art Gallery opening party, 2-for-1 pitchers of…


Added by Eileen Thompson on March 12, 2011 at 4:18pm — No Comments

Thank You to Everyone Who Came Out to the WLA6K!

A special shout-out to everyone who rocked the WLA6K last night! We had a blast and hope you did, too! And a special thanks to our karaoke rockstar singers - you guys KILLED it!


Don't forget to upload those pics and videos from last night to the site. We wanna show everyone who wasn't there what they missed!


If you did miss out, no worries - we're about 700 people away from 7,000 members, which means the WLA7K is just around the corner. And our 3rd…


Added by Eileen Thompson on February 26, 2011 at 9:28am — No Comments

This Weekend in Astoria (02/25/11)

We had a big winner in this week's Food Porn Contest. Congratulations to Stacy for submitting a photo of the sexiest cupcake we've ever seen! Check out all of the submissions here.


Also, tickets are almost…


Added by Eileen Thompson on February 25, 2011 at 7:30am — 5 Comments

What's So Bad About Astoria?

Word has definitely gotten out about the WLA6K Party... just gave the party a shout-out on their website and newsletter, tipping off everyone that this Friday's party is going down and that the free beer will be a-flowin'. The good news is this party is gonna be bananas, so if you haven't RSVP'd yet, get on…


Added by Eileen Thompson on February 23, 2011 at 3:30pm — 21 Comments

This week's top five most requested karaoke songs

Did Lady Gaga make the cut? Whither Journey? What, no Madonna?

According to Karaoke Shout (32-46 Steinway St, Astoria), here are patrons' top requested songs from this past weekend:

1. "Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga

2. "Mambo No. 5" by Lou Bega

3. "With… Continue

Added by Grace Bello on October 27, 2010 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

Last Night's Action (5/12/09)

I think it's unanimous (and no surprise) karaoke bowling frickin rocked! But the night didn't start there...this, my friends is recap-worthy:

First, we met at my favorite new kid on the block, Les Minots Bistro, for their free Tuesday wine tasting. Had four (full pours) of two whites, two reds and even got some delicious apps. Free (+ tip).

Then we headed across the street to Dillingers for our own private beer+wing… Continue

Added by Ran Craycraft on May 13, 2009 at 10:30am — 8 Comments

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