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New Starbucks store to open at Broadway Shopping Center in Astoria next month

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June 27, 2023 By Michael Dorgan The global coffee giant Starbucks is set to open a new store in Astoria. Starbucks will open the new store at the Broadway Shopping Center some time in July, according to a spokesperson for the company. The Seattle-based coffee chain is taking over a space at 21-03A Broadway, which… Read more »

‘A tragic loss’: Astoria residents remember siblings who perished in fire sparked by exploding lithium-ion battery

Astoria Fire (Photo by Michael Dorgan)

April 14, 2023 By Michael Dorgan The Astoria neighbors of a young brother and sister who perished in an April 10 fire sparked by an exploding lithium-ion battery have been remembering the victims this week, saying that their loss is an unbelievable tragedy. Elias Abdulsamed, 7, and his 19-year-old sister Arwa Abdulsamed, died in the… Read more »

Popular shopping crawl featuring local businesses kicks off in Astoria

March 28, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A popular shopping crawl that aims to showcase local stores in Astoria has kicked off and will run through Sunday, April 2. The crawl encourages residents to shop at local mom-and-pop stores either in person or online. More than 25 businesses throughout the neighborhood are participating in the event… Read more »