Icons Of American Art

Since August is American Artist Appreciation Month, we at Queens Scene have selected what we feel are the most iconic American artists to celebrate. 

Telly’s Taverna, High Class Greek Dining

Telly’s Taverna is Astoria’s top spot for fine Greek dining.

Adventures In Brunch-Eating

What’s better than a combination of breakfast and lunch? Good thing brunch-serving restaurants are abundant in Queens! If you enjoy stepping out of your comfort zone and tasting new foods then you must visit these places in Astoria and Long Island City. 

Brunch: You Won’t Even Know It’s Healthy!

Enjoying a grasse matinée? Sleep in and wake up just in time to catch brunch at a local Astoria restaurant. Although many restaurants in Astoria offer healthy options for brunch, here are a few venues where you can enjoy delectable alternatives to syrup-coated pancake stacks and sugary waffles. 

Micro-Brew (& Batter-Fried Chicken)

If you’re looking for something to do this summer it should be a nobrainer that Singlecut Beersmiths is on your list. With beer that is 100 percent brewed and bottled in Astoria, Singlecut is a go-to for a beer-lover’s night out. 

Catch Brunch At One Of Astoria’s Seafood Hot Spots

Off the Hook Raw Bar & Grill 28-08 34th St. in Astoria, serves one of the best brunches in town. 

Rockaway Beach: Sun, Surf And Snacks

We are in the middle of summer and there’s still enough time for at least one day trip to Rockaway Beach before letting go of summer for the year. We’ve compiled a list of spots worth exploring for a daytrip to Rockaway Beach. 

Hot Weather Hints For Dogs

If you’re like us then you value every member of the family, especially the little guys and gals. So if you’re an Astoria dog owner, we’ve got a few tips for keeping your dog cool this summer. 

Casual Deals On Meals

Between this summer’s movie nights, music, dancing and other events held at our local parks, you are going to want to grab something quick and inexpensive to eat, without resorting to fast food. We have you covered on some local bites to eat on the go or bring to the park with you. 

Kool For Katz Concert Series

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz announced the line up for her outdoor concerts this summer at various Queens locations. Admission to the concerts is free and the events will happen rain or shine. Don’t forget to bring blankets and lawn chairs! 
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