Category Archives: Astoria

A Quiet Scene of Street Art in Astoria

Queens is kind of an unknown quantity for many people, even for those who live in other boroughs of New York City. And when visitors to Queens finally discover the charm of the borough, such as its unparalleled culinary diversity, … Continue reading

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Soccer: it’s what unites Astoria

You could say that it is always soccer season in Astoria. So many of Astoria’s ethnic communities go nuts over the sport that seems to play perpetually on the flat screens in Astoria’s restaurants and bars. But every four years, … Continue reading

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Astoriana: is that a word?

For sure, this humbling sight in Astoria today, a day after Hurricane Sandy smashed into the Northeast with a bizarre left hook maneuver, was something to gawk at. Thankfully, no one was injured when this tree fell. But the sight … Continue reading

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