New Experiences at the Museum of the Moving Image

The Museum of the Moving Image on 35th Avenue is one of Astoria’s most well known attractions with visitors from around the world. The museum, adjacent to the famous Kaufman Astoria Studios, is dedicated to the history of video, film and animation. It holds educational, yet enjoyable events, as well as tours and programs.

Make The Most Of Summer

While the end of summer is still a few weeks away, the looming ogres of fall and winter tend not to be too far behind. Before you know it, it’s time again for jackets, gloves and scarves; the memory of warm nights and beach days a fond but distant one. 

A Taste of Greece in Astoria

Astoria has been home to one of the largest Greek communities in America for decades, and so it has taken on many of the culture’s aspects, most notably its rich Mediterranean cuisine. The flavors of Greece are plentiful in Astoria and can be found in many restaurants in the area. 
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Meet Astoria:

You’ve seen her on the corner of Ditmars and 33rd Street for as long as you can remember, her products’ captivating aroma grabbing a hold of you from several blocks away. You’ve seen her cart proudly toting the name she’s bestowed upon herself and from others in the community. And now you get to know the woman behind the Souvlaki Lady.

Steve Savoca: Self-Starter Artist

For young artists, Twitter and Instagram are more than just a means for interaction, they are vital promotional tools in an age where artists must compete with each other on a grand scale. Astoria artist Steven Savoca is one such figure, who has built a very large following due to his clever use of social media. 

Meet Astoria:

Ahhhhhh…the midnight snack. A terror to all fitness buffs and bingeeaters alike. Unless you were proactive enough in your food shopping to secure a healthy alternative to the chocolate ice cream languidly waiting within your freezer to be consumed, you probably don’t have any other choice but to maintain your dieting habits. 

Sweet Scene

Sweet Scene is a sweet escape from impersonal, large chain coffee shops and cafes. Sweet Scene is a lovely, motherdaughter operation run by Vera and Eleni, with the help of a sweet friend, Katie, who put their love, baking skills, and friend-making skills into everything they do here.

Kill Dolly Kill: Dolly Deadly 2

A storia’s own Troma Entertainment has long occupied an interesting place in the independent film landscape.

Aviary Sanctuary

In Broad Channel lies a hidden jewel of nature. The Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge is a natural reserve for many species native to North America. It acts primarily as a bird-watching destination for people from all over boasting an impressive number of breeds estimated to be around 350.

Nas Did Not Forget Queensbridge

Nasir Jones, better known by his stage name Nas, is an American rapper whose most popular and debut album, Illmatic, has been described as one of the most representative albums of New York City. He was born in LeFrak City but raised in Long Island City, at the Queensbridge Houses, the largest public housing project in New York.
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