Queens’ Only Indoor Bocce Court

—Nicollette Barsamian
Twist and Smash’d Sports is the new offering from the owners of Twist and Smash’d. It serves as the first and only indoor bocce court and sports bar in all of Queens. After their successful launch of Twist and Smash’d in Forest Hills, the father-daughters team decided to expand to a second venue.

Summer’s Unwanted Visitors

—Laura Laucella
The season of warm weather is finally upon us. The snow has long dried up and the heavy winter coats can finally be put to rest. The backyard BBQs are being cleaned, pools are getting filled, and the beach will soon be calling our name.

The Burger Issue

June marks the beginning of barbecue season. Lucky for you, QS has got you covered on the best places to get your beef on. From the bun to the toppings, there are a lot of things that make a great burger. It’s our pleasure to bring to you the 11 best burger spots in Astoria (alphabetically):

Bareburger ....something for everyone

a lthough Bareburger is already on many peoples’ list of favorite burgers, this ambitious franchise never stops getting better and better. What began as one humble location on 31st Avenue in Astoria around six years ago has grown into a mini empire of organic, grass- fed burgers made from the finest ingredients.