Cronin & Phelan’s

If you’re looking for a night out of food, fun, and drinks – Cronin & Phelan is the place to go. On a Friday night when you want to have a good time and relax with a nice drink and share a few laughs among friends, you will enjoy the atmosphere at Cronin’s. Cronin & Phelan’s Bar and Restaurant is located at 38-14 Broadway in Astoria. 

QED Lights Up The Night

Creative doesn’t begin to describe the conglomeration of programming at a place called QED (Astoria’s “Place to Show and Tell,” 27-16 23rd Ave). They have Happy Hours and Open Mics galore, but that’s only the beginning. If you like comedy and creativity, both participating and as an audience, check them out. 

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And the beat goes on…  Celebrating one year of vinyl in Astoria 

Movie Screenings In Queens

Take advantage of the evenings’ cooler temps with more fun outdoor screening locations across the borough. Bring a folding chair, yoga mat or blanket, some snacks and good company to see:  “The Wizard of Oz” – Athens Square Park, Astoria - July 24, 8:30-10:30 pm 

Outdoor Cinema at Socrates Sculpture Park

Locals can embrace the cultural diversity of Queens with the screening of international films at Outdoor Cinema in Socrates Sculpture Park (32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC). Running from July 6th through August 24th, a unique country or culture has been selected for each Wednesday night screening of the summer. 

Watch Parties, Stories, Stand-Up At Q.E.D Astoria

Q.E.D Astoria, the “after-school” for grown ups, café and event space run by Astoria native Kambri Crews, located at 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria, each month puts on a ton of shows and classes aimed toward adults. In the past, some examples of the classes they have put on are: Knitting 101 and the Basics of Drawing for the Graphic Novel.

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Perhaps the most exciting part about being in Astoria in the summer is the amount of options at your disposal every night. On Monday you can see a movie, on Tuesday you can laugh at stand up comedy, on Wednesday you can enjoy an elegant dinner, on Thursday you can imbibe a drink and catch up with old friends over a sports game and on Friday you can walk along the water at Astoria Park.

Ultimate Date Nights

Alright, so you and that lucky someone swiped right at the same time, and now you’re wondering, what are we going to do? Don’t worry Casanova, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our ultimate date night guide in Astoria!  

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We were recently given the distinct pleasure of interviewing Juan de Marcos González via the fine folks at Astoria Soundworks Studios. For those who are unfamiliar with Mr. González’ work, he is most notably known as the bandleader of both the Afro-Cuban Allstars, and the Buena Vista Social Club. 

Out And About Town

At Q.E.D. (27-16 23rd Avenue) Peter Bandyk, Chris Gersbeck and Lauren Hope Krass will perform stand up comedy in “Casual Sets” May 12th, 19th, 26th and June 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23th at this free event. Interested in crime? At Infamous Crime Scenes as hosted by Ike Ilkiw you can learn about twelve NYC crime stories on May 15 from 3 to 4 pm.