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Q.E.D.’s annual Makers Market returning to Astoria on Thanksgiving weekend

Nov. 21, 2023 By Czarinna Andres This Thanksgiving weekend, Q.E.D., a woman-owned and operated multipurpose arts space in Astoria, is set to host its 10th Annual Makers Market. The event, which is taking place during the annual Shop Small Astoria Retail Crawl, aims to offer residents a unique shopping experience featuring more than 20 local… Read more »

Astoria retail crawl highlighting local mom-and-pop stores is back and bigger than ever

Nov. 17, 2023 By Czarinna Andres The Shop Small Astoria event, a celebrated shopping extravaganza highlighting Astoria’s local businesses, is making a grand return Black Friday that will extend over a six-day period. Aimed at supporting neighborhood mom-and-pop shops, the shopping crawl offers residents the opportunity to explore 34 local businesses, setting a record as… Read more »

Burlington to open new Astoria store on Friday

Nov. 16, 2023 By Czarinna Andres Burlington Stores, a nationally recognized off-price retailer, is set to open in Astoria on Nov. 16, marking the company’s thousandth store. The grand opening ceremony will take place at 8:45 a.m. on Nov. 17 at the 22-11 31st St. store location. “This is a significant milestone for Burlington as… Read more »

Seafood restaurant ‘Off The Hook’ celebrates 10 years in Astoria

Oct. 20, 2023 By Jessica Militello Off The Hook, a seafood restaurant located at 28-08 34th St. in Astoria, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month having been the go-to venue for oysters, fish and an array of dishes in Astoria since opening its doors in 2013. The restaurant continues to offer a range of… Read more »

Queens Night Market to conclude 2023 season with halloween spectacle

Oct. 19, 2023 By Czarinna Andres The Queens Night Market is poised to wrap up its 2023 season with a Halloween-themed finale set to take place on Saturday, Oct. 28. Now in its eighth year, the annual tradition promises an evening replete with costume contests and big-ticket prizes, ensuring that families and friends of all… Read more »

Autumn in Queens: Experiencing the magic of fall in New York’s largest borough

Oct. 5, 2023 By Czarinna Andres Queens, with its vibrant cultural tapestry and scenic beauty, undergoes a mesmerizing transformation every fall. From the historical neighborhoods to its expansive parks, this borough offers a unique blend of nature and urban charm during the autumn months. If you’re looking to experience the essence of fall while staying… Read more »