The Arts in March

Below is a selection of engaging performances and talks this March:  Opaline at The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St, Long Island City, NY.  March 10 & 11, 8 pm; March 12, 7 pm; March 13, 3 pm. 

Tunes & Taverns:

Tunes: Supersmall  

Cozy Cocktails, Fireside Chats

Your search is over, if you’ve been looking for ports in this winter’s coming storms where you can find lively spirits, convivial conversation, and even warm your buns and toes. Some local places where they serve with flair and sometimes even a toasty glow and glare: The Barn, 30-09 21st Street, Astoria, NY; 718-728-0305

Tunes & Taverns: Let Love Inn

Whether you are new to Astoria, or are a lifelong resident, there’s no denying this new cultural boom and excitement that fills our streets. It seems as if every day there is a new restaurant, bar, boutique, hobby shop or brand new category opening up and not a single one of them are empty! 

New Year’s Eve On The Town

It’s almost time to ring in 2016. Whether you are looking to celebrate with your sweetie, friends or family here are a few enticing places you should check out on Thursday night, December 31st:  

Ladies’ Nights To Unwind

The holidays are here, and we are getting stressed out with what to buy, decorating, and family dinners.  Ladies, you need a night out with your girlfriends and here are a few worthwhile places to spend with your closest girls and unwind. 

Tunes & Taverns: Jenny & Tyler

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to play in a band with your lover? Your mind probably automatically turns to The White Stripes, Arcade Fire, Ike and Tina Turner, or maybe even Johnny Cash and June Carter. Recently I got to meet the husband and wife band, Jenny & Tyler. A couple that met, fell in love, made music and a family. 

Tunes & Taverns: The Gantry’s Latest, Crosses

Astoria-based rock band The Gantry has just released their sophomore full-length album, Crosses. This album is not only a milestone release for the band, but is a tremendous release for our community.

SummerStage Miniseries In Queensbridge Park

SummerStage, organized by the City Parks Foundation, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this summer. For 30 years SummerStage has provided annual free concerts in parks around the five boroughs.

Blast Fireworks Set To Go Off Over East River

On Saturday, July 4, the 39th annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks will rumble to life over New York City, igniting the skyline over the East River with the nation’s largest Independence Day pyrotechnic display.