2022-11-10 E-Edition

Time To Stuff Yourself

On The Cover The Queens Scene November cover covers the delectable and delicious dishes that we refer to in the Publisher’s Box. Every one who talks about how much they ate and the leftovers, and then days later still talking about how the food was overwhelming. But we’re all quick to say that we can’t wait for the next Thanksgiving, […]

From The Publisher

November is a month that has probably the most important single meal of the year, as it is not only a day of thanks, but Thanksgiving is a day of food and festivities, with family and friends usually. Yes the dishes very often are overwhelming and we know that they sometimes make us fall asleep when we watch the football […]

Halloween Hounds

A dog and some bones – writer/photographer Linda Rose is “finding inspiration on daily jaunts with the hounds.”

‘Literary Merriment’

Astoria Bookshop says, “The holiday season is underway, believe it or not, and we want to take a moment to express how thankful we are for you. We’re wrapping up our events program­ming for the year after this month, so make sure to stop by for some festive fun. Speaking of festive fun, we’ll be open 7 days a week […]

Winter Lantern Festival Returns

NYC Winter Lantern Festival is returning to New York for the 2022 holiday season starting in October and is adding new loca­tions this year to include the Queens County Farm Museum, SIUH Community Park in Staten Island, Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn, and Smithtown Historical Society in Suffolk County. Created by Kaleido Arts & Entertainment Group, NYC Winter […]

Silvercup Studios Hosts MBS Illumination Training Program

Silvercup Studios, one of the East Coast’s leading film and television studios, recently hosted 30 students looking to break into the film and television production industry. The students participated in an intensive, four-day training program conducted by MBS Illumination Training, which seeks to advance diversity and inclusion in the industry by training people from historically underrepresented groups so they can […]

November At Socrates

Enjoy The View! “The best views in New York City can be found at Socrates Sculpture Park this fall. Discover contemporary artwork, new blooms in our flower beds, reset, and relax. Hop on a NYC Ferry, Citibike, or with MTA transit or by car, you can easily reach our unique space on the western edge of Queens. Our current exhibitions […]

Meet Astoria

Maria Elizabet Flores Baez

Maria Elizabet Flores Baez is origi­nally from Mexico and came to the United States 21 years ago. She is also a wife, and a mother of three. Maria tells us, “After five years of living in the US, I had the opportunity to start my own dream business, La Bomboniera Marylu, that I have till this day, and it is […]


Dawn Walsh

Dawn Walsh is a native New Yorker from the Lower East Side of Manhattan and proud Latina with Puerto Rican roots. She attended Hunter Col­lege of CUNY where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Economics. In her mid-twenties, Dawn settled in Astoria, got married and started her family while pursuing her career in the retail industry. The majority of her […]