Author: Czarinna Andres


Gonzalez, Lambropoulos battle for District 59 Senate seat in Astoria

June 25, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Kristen Gonzalez and Gus Lambropoulos, candidates for District 59 of the New York State Senate, addressed Astoria residents Wednesday evening ahead of the Democratic primary elections on Tuesday, June 25.  Gonzalez, the incumbent State Senator for District 59, and Lambropoulos, an Astoria native who announced his candidacy… Read more »

AOC challenger Marty Dolan calls for return to centrist Democratic values

June 25, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Marty Dolan, the 66-year-old investment banker challenging Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York’s 14th Congressional District in the Democratic primary, urged Astoria residents to reject the “radical wing” of the Democratic party at a meeting of the Astoria Homeowners, Tenants and Business Civic Association last week.  Dolan, who… Read more »

Fortune Society celebrates creative expression with 11th Annual Arts Festival at Socrates Sculpture Park

June 14, 2024 By Athena Dawson The Fortune Society is set to host its 11th Annual Creative Arts Festival at Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon Boulevard in Astoria on Saturday, June 22nd, from 1 to 6 p.m.  The non-profit organization is one of the nation’s leading re-entry service and advocacy organizations for incarcerated and formerly… Read more »

Youth soccer stars shine at NYCFC’s annual community cup in Astoria

June 10, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Hundreds of children from across the five boroughs of New York took part in New York City FC’s third-annual Community Cup at the Triborough Bridge Playground in Astoria on Sunday. Children aged 8-11 from 30 different neighborhoods across the city took part in the annual tournament, which… Read more »

Sweet Tone’s Desserts charms Astoria with unique flavors at local pop-ups

June 7, 2024 By Jessica Militello Sweet Tone’s Desserts has been making a name for itself lately in the Astoria community. They sell their gluten—and dairy-free treats at pop-up events and businesses in the neighborhood. With sweets that have delicious flavors like matcha lavender and orange pistachio, it’s no wonder their treats have been making… Read more »

Taste of Texas comes to Queens for 2024 Chili Cookoff

June 5, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Over 700 people attended the Texas Chili Cookoff at Pig Beach BBQ in Astoria on Sunday afternoon, celebrating the Lone Star State’s best chili and queso.  Now in its 55th year, the annual event hosted by the New York Chapter of the University of Texas at Austin… Read more »