Author: michaeldorgan

28-Year-Old Woman Murdered in Astoria Apartment: NYPD

Sept. 9, 2019 By Shane O’Brien A 28-year-old woman who was found dead inside an Astoria apartment building last week was murdered, according to the police. Dhuha Sabaa was discovered inside a second-floor apartment above a Dominos Pizzeria at 25-55 Steinway St. at about 1:20 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, according to the police. Sabaa… Read more »

Astoria Resident Forms Queens Rugby Club, Season Kicked Off Saturday

Sept. 9, 2019 By Shane O’Brien An Astoria resident established a rugby club in Queens over the summer and has already recruited 35 members. The club, aptly called Queens Rugby, was formed by Astoria resident Daniel Browne along with Mike Cotto, a long-time member of the New York rugby community. The pair hope to boost… Read more »

Man Chokes Woman and Steals Purse at 46th Street Station: NYPD

Sept. 6, 2019 By Shane O’Brien Police are looking for a man who allegedly choked a 64-year-old woman and then stole her purse at the 46th Street subway station in Astoria earlier this week. The robbery took place at 7 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 2 on the northbound R platform of the 46th Street station,… Read more »

Man Steals $13,000 Worth of Jewelry From Astoria Apartment: NYPD

Sept. 4, 2019 By Shane O’Brien Police are looking for a man who broke into an Astoria apartment and stole $13,000 worth of valuables last week. The burglary took place in the vicinity of Hoyt Avenue South and 27th Street at around 10:50 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, according to the NYPD. Police said that… Read more »

Queens Guitar School to Move to Larger Astoria Location

Sept. 4, 2019 By Shane O’Brien A guitar school in Astoria is hitting all the right notes and will next week relocate to a bigger location on 37th Street to accommodate the growing number of aspiring guitar players in Queens. The Queens Guitar School has struck a chord with local residents and will move a… Read more »

Calexico Restaurant to Open on 30th Avenue in Astoria

Sept. 3, 2019 By Shane O’Brien A California-style Mexican restaurant is coming to 30th Avenue at the beginning of next year. Calexico will open at 32-07 30th Ave. in early 2020, the restaurant’s owners have confirmed. The eatery will open on the former site of Salt and Bone Smokehouse, which closed in October last year…. Read more »

Neptune Diner to Remain Open Despite Rumors of Closing

Aug. 30, 2019 By Shane O’Brien The owner of Neptune Diner, a popular establishment on Astoria Boulevard, has dismissed rumors that it is closing down and said that the diner had signed a five-year lease. Rumors have been circulating that the popular diner located at 31-05 Astoria Blvd was set to close its doors for… Read more »