Tag: Astoria

Astoria’s Neptune Diner set to close its doors for good this Sunday

July 22, 2024 By Shane O’Brien Neptune Diner, which has served the Astoria community for the last 40 years, will close its doors for the final time this Sunday.  The popular diner first opened at 31-05 Astoria Blvd. in 1984 and quickly became a beloved local institution.  Staff at the diner confirmed that it will… Read more »

Pride picnic held at Astoria Park celebrating end of Pride Month

July 19, 2024 By Angelica Vivas Queer performers ignited energy into hundreds of New Yorkers laid across the Great Lawn in Astoria Park on Saturday, June 29, to celebrate the last days of Pride Month.  Astoria Has Pride organized the neighborhood’s second annual Pride Picnic with the help of five main sponsors and more than… Read more »

Top waterfront spots and activities for summer fun in western Queens

July 19, 2024 By Jessica Militello Western Queens is filled with many things to do outside right now. Whether you prefer the tranquility of an early morning by the water or the beauty of a sunset stroll, there is something for everyone.  From family-friendly events to enticing dinners and drinks, healthy fitness classes and more,… Read more »

Permits filed for 6-story mixed-use building in Astoria

July 16, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Permits have been filed for the construction of a 6-story mixed-use building at 23-57 31st St. in Astoria. Located between 23rd Road and 24th Avenue, the proposed building will be 69 feet tall and have 10 residences when completed. Demolition permits for the property have not yet been filed,… Read more »

Condo prices rise in LIC, although sales volume drops: report

July 15, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Condo prices are up in Long Island City, although sales volume has dropped, according to a new report. The median price paid for a condo in Long Island City increased in the second quarter of 2024, compared to the same period last year, according to a report by the… Read more »

Permits filed for new 7-story mixed-use building on Astoria Boulevard

July 9, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Permits have been filed for the construction of a 7-story mixed-use building in Astoria. The building located at 23-29 Astoria Blvd., between 23rd Street and Crescent Street, would be 69 feet tall and feature 10 residential units and commercial space. The plans call for a building that would be… Read more »

Japanese food festival to take place in Astoria Sunday

June 28, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan This weekend, New Yorkers can venture through Japan’s expansive culinary world without having to leave Queens at what is considered the world’s biggest Japanese festival.  On Sunday, June 30, dozens of vendors selling traditional and inventive Japanese food and drinks will be in Astoria. They will line Broadway from… Read more »