Backpacking Vacationers’ Checklist

Thinking of getting far away from it all? We all know how to pack for a weekend trip or longer, but you’ll need bring all your bare necessities when backpacking, which is hiking or traveling away from civilization. It must be all you need, while being light enough to carry for miles. Backpackers use large backpacks rather than smaller bookbags.

Spiked Nou

On The Cover: Ovelia’s Spiked Nou Nou  

From The Publisher

Welcome to July! Thirty-one days of sun, fun, summer heat, AC and everything in between. Astoria is blessed with outdoor concerts, movies, parks and events galore. You cannot have a boring day if you walk around this amazing community. Go out, explore, and enjoy! These are the finest times of summer in the best place on earth. Have  

Happenings In Astoria

CALDC Waterfront Concert Series, Thursdays, on the Great Lawn in Astoria Park, on Shore Blvd. (bet. the Hell Gate Bridge and Astoria Pool) The Avalon Jazz Band – Jul 21 The Mary Lamont Band – Jul 28 Motor City Revue – Aug 8 Women of Pop & Rock – Aug 11 Bon Journey – Aug 18 

Gotta Catch ‘Em All: Pokémon Go Fever

Pokémon Go is hitting the streets of Astoria with as much force as it’s hitting the rest of the world, and with users driving the app to the number one spot on iTunes day after day (not to mention its userbase surpassed Twitter’s within a week), it’s easy to see why this game is easily the most popular of this year. 

HiSpire Helps Entrepreneurs With Everything Online

It seems like every day our beautiful neighborhood is graced with a fabulous new restaurant, bar, or shop that really makes Astoria stand out, but it’s not as common that you find a booming tech-startup in our neighborhood. Meet the folks at HiSpire, an incredible new tech company that puts an emphasis on working smart and from the heart.

Unveiling The Kaufman Astoria Shooting Spree

It is with great pride that Astoria houses the Kaufman Astoria facilities, and vice versa, with Kaufman Astoria giving back as much as possible to the community. 
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