Tag: astoria

AOC makes case for tackling climate change with union jobs at Queens town hall

Feb. 27, 2024 By ishkurhan Feb. 27, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan US. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hosted a town hall in Astoria last week to discuss how federal climate change policy is playing out on a local level.  Five years after she laid out the Green New Deal vision with Senator Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts,… Read more »

Top Queens venues for the ultimate Super Bowl game day experience

Feb. 7, 2024 By czarinnaandres Feb. 7, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain Sunday sees the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers go head-to-head in Super Bowl LVIII and there are a number of exciting venues in Queens to catch the big game. The Chiefs, who are attempting to win their third Super Bowl… Read more »

Discover the romance of French cuisine in Queens this Valentine’s Day

Feb. 2, 2024 By admin Feb. 2, 2024 By Tammy Scileppi While French may be the universal language of love, Queens is proving that its French cuisine is a hidden gem awaiting discovery. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a selection of romantic and highly praised eateries across the borough are opening their doors to couples seeking a blend of culinary delight and amour. Early reservations are recommended to secure a spot at these cupid-approved venues, promising an unforgettable dining experience, complete with wine, oysters, chocolate and strawberries to set the mood. Domaine Bar a Vins: A Cozy Wine Bar… Read more »

NYC restaurant week is back with over 30 restaurants participating in Queens

Jan. 15, 2024 By admin Jan. 15, 2024 By Isabel Song Beer and Czarinna Andres New York City Restaurant Week is back and better than ever with over 600 participating restaurants, including more than 30 in Queens. Beginning Jan. 16 and running through Feb. 4, NYC Restaurant Week bills itself as an opportunity to explore… Read more »

NYC earthquake: 1.7 magnitude tremor originating in Astoria

Jan. 2, 2024 By admin Jan. 2, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Residents of western Queens, Roosevelt Island and the Upper East Side of Manhattan got a shaky start to the week Tuesday morning, with a 1.7 magnitude earthquake centered in Astoria. The seismic activity was recorded at precisely 5:45 a.m., according to the United States… Read more »

Queens real estate market recorded over $4.4 billion in 2022 transactions: Report

Feb. 21, 2023 By Danielle Louie The Queens real estate investment sales market recorded 659 transactions, totaling over $4.4 billion dollars in 2022, according to a report from Ariel Property Advisors.  “Investment activity in Queens was fueled by the first half of 2022 which was the best half-year ever, both in transaction and dollar volume,” said…
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