Get Swarovsky Crystalized

Astoria-born and raised, talented Joanne Giampietro came up with the idea for JoMarieNY when she was let go from her job, just a few months short of getting married. 

Preserve Mother Earth

Earth Day, was first officially celebrated in 1970 and is celebrated every year on April 22. It is now celebrated in 192 countries and is coordinated by the Earth Day Network. Earth Day was first proposed in 1969 at a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) by John McConnell as a way to honor the earth. 

Some Belated April Fools Fun

What better way to fool people than when they Least Expect It? We feel it’s never a bad time to be a pest, so here’s an easy prank for lazy Jokers to share. (Thank you mekoolu and bajablue at Instructables) and you are welcome!

April Fools Chuckles

We love April Fools Day, and are sorry we couldn’t make it on the first. But we’d like to extend it a little. It’s our magazine, we can if we want to!  So, here are a few old classics to share at your next get-together. If your audience groans, you can blame us: 

5 Style Tips For Spring

Ok, the goose down bubble jacket is back in the closet where it belongs. The giant snow boots are finally dried off, and the knee-high wool socks are pushed to the back of your sock drawer. We know what you’re thinking, “what am I going to wear that really celebrates spring and shows off my style?” Don’t sweat it, we’ve got you covered with some killer combos.

Tunes & Taverns

Now that spring has officially sprung the streets of Astoria seem to be getting a little more crowded at night with folks looking for that perfect hang. Luckily we’ve got you covered.

Gardening 101

Gardening is a great way to grow your own vegetables and find time to bond with nature. Sometimes we forget about nature with the busy bustle of Queens. Planting a garden is a good way for us to take a moment and smell the tomatoes. 

For Pets (& Their Parents) On The Go

Traveling Pet Services offers grooming, walking, pet-sitting, exotic pet care, and even a pet taxi, and their services come to you. While they’re based in Whitestone, they don’t have a brick-and-mortar location, and they serve both Queens and Brooklyn.

Where To Pamper And Primp Your Little Scamps And Imps

Glamorize, Deodorize, Accessorize, and Exercise Your Best Furry Friends

Easy Guacamole

This Easy Guacamole recipe is sure to be a hit for any Cinco de Mayo party or any time you want a great dip paired with tortilla chips. Ingredientes:3 RIPE Haas avocados, halved, pittedand peeled1 lime quartered1/2 teaspoon kosher salt or sea salt
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