2014-09-01

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Queens Entrepreneur Wins Award

Chris Pizzolo
  New York, NY – September 16, 2014 – Dana Humphrey, Founder of Whitegate PR, has been named a winner in the 2014 Pet Age Forty Under 40 awards program. The awards program is produced by Pet Age, a national publication covering all things in the pet industry, providing the latest industry news and more.  
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Coach K's fitness tips

Chris Pizzolo
Chatting with Coach K The Queens Scene visited our favorite coach James K, from Club Fitness NY on Broadway in Astoria. Since this guy doesn’t seem to age a day, we asked him for some simple health and exercise tips. Here’s what he had to say:
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The Strand Smokehouse

g et your BBQ on at The Strand Smokehouse on Broadway in Astoria. The Strand was established in 2012 and offers a unique dining experience for meat lovers, and aficionados of fine barrel bourbon, and craft beers. 
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ALMAZ BROS. JEWLERY, AN ASTORIA FAVORITE FOR 30 YEARS

If you are looking for the finest choice in jewelry in Astoria, then Almaz Jewlery should be at the top of your list.
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Remembering The Movie Theaters Of Steinway Street

BY JASON D. ANTOS
If you are traveling on foot down Steinway Street patronizing the many shops, eateries and boutiques, it is interesting to know that some of these establishments were once home to movie palaces that date back to the turn of the 20th century.  Around half a dozen theaters once called Steinway Street home, entertaining millions of Astorians during their glorious histories. 
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What’s Up Doc?

—Anaé Petito
Through Jan. 19, 2015, Astoria’s Museum of Moving Image will be hosting an exhibit featuring the life and work of award-winning animation director and artist Chuck Jones. Hailing from Spokane, Washington, Charles Martin “Chuck” Jones created iconic cartoons such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Wile E. Coyote and the exceedingly fast Road Runner. 
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Best Cocktails On 30th Avenue

BY LAURA LAUCELLA
Astoria’s 30th Avenue is filled with Spanish tapas bars, Greek tavernas, Italian restaurants, Irish pubs, German bier gardens, dive bars, whiskey saloons, and much more. Some are new to the neighborhood, others have been growing with us for many years. 
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Meet Astoria

As summer sets sail to September’s fall foliage, we took one last summer stroll through Astoria Park. In this latest edition of Meet Astoria, we once again were impressed with just how wonderfully diverse Astoria truly is.  Meet  Costas was spotted sitting by the water enjoying a book with an intense expression. 
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That’s Entertainment!

Judy Close
I n this, the second of our three-part mini-series, let’s hear it for our Queens Library on Broadway, 40-20 Broadway. Discover its history in the area and find out why it became, and remains today, a magnet for people from all cultures and all ages during our borough’s explosive growth in recent decades. 
  
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