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The Real Deal
Werber pays $32M for Astoria commercial building
Queens-based construction and management firm Werber Management acquired a 37,300-square-foot commercial building in Astoria from Short Hills, N.J.-based developer Garden Commercial Properties for $32 million, according to property records filed with the city today.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Tony Bennett: Training pays off for husky baritone from Queens
Ah, yes, that husky baritonal purr is familiar indeed: Tony Bennett is on the phone, calling from his home in New York.
Apac to Kick Off 14th Season with Cody Daigle's in the Bones World Premiere, 11/6
The Award-winning Astoria Performing Arts Center , is pleased to announce their 14th season will begin with a world premiere play by Cody Daigle called In The Bones, directed by Dev Bondarin , beginning November 6, 2014.
Emergency Medical Associates Now Provides Emergency Medicine...
A member of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System and an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Hospital Queens is a 535-bed community teaching hospital.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Four Reasons Why More Neighborhoods Saw Price Cuts This Month
This 2-bedroom unit at 2255 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., Apt. PH-A, saw a 6 percent price drop recently to $799,000.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Recipiada.com Launches Maiden Web Portal Featuring Items of Greek Gastronomical Excellence
ASTORIA, NEW YORK, August 14, 2014, Fans of Greek Cuisine were very pleased to hear the news that Recipiada.com had finally launched their long awaited web portal featuring the best that Greek Cuisine has to offer.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Village Voice
Wassail, NYC's First Cider Bar and Restaurant, Is Coming to the LES
Over the past three and a half years, husband-and-wife duo Jennifer Lim and Ben Sandler have built the Queens Kickshaw -- their beer bar, restaurant, and coffeeshop in Astoria -- into a must-visit for this city's cider fiends and cider-curious.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Fall Preview: Mexican-Restaurant News
With Alegre , Chopped judge AarA3n SA nchez pays tribute to the cooking of the pioneering Mexican chef Zarela Martinez, who happens to be his mother .
Thu Aug 21, 2014
New York Daily News
Building a community at St. Francis of Assisi School
This year St. Francis of Assisi School, located in the vibrant and culturally diverse neighborhood of Astoria, N.Y., will be diligently working to build our school community of high academic standards through a Catholic Identity Program of faith in action and a personal commitment of service to others.
Wantagh native launches theater company where young locals can thrive
Founders of the Long Island Theatre Collective, Ian Sullivan, 29, of Wantagh, Tom Brown, 29, of Amityville, and Ilana Landecker, 29, of Astoria, pose for a portrait at Sullivan's Wantagh home on Aug. 13, 2014.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Astoria Fashionista Opens Shoe and Jewelry Boutique on Ditmars Boulevard
An Astoria resident with a background in fashion and retail is planning to open her own boutique in the neighborhood soon which will specialize in shoes and jewelry.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
New York Daily News
Aug. 19: The Kosciuszko Bridge, stop-and-frisk and corrupt pols
Astoria: On Aug. 23, New Yorkers can recognize the 75th anniversary of the opening of that Brooklyn and Queens workhorse of a roadway, the Kosciuszko Bridge.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Travel World News
Panama: The First Waldorf Astoria in Latin America Introduces New Hotel Package
The Waldorf Astoria Panama, the first Waldorf Astoria in Latin America, is welcoming travelers with The Panama Canal Package, including a breakfast buffet, complimentary WiFi, a five-hour Panama Canal transit tour full of history and geological value, and transportation to and from the Miraflores Visitor Center - where guests will learn about this ... (more)
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Officials seeking funds for overlook
Amsterdam officials have been searching for ways to raise money to include artistic amenities that were removed from the original Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook design.
WNYC-AM New York
The Man who Put Prostitutes and Hiroshima in Hong Kong Movies
Throughout the 1960's, Patrick Lung Kong made around 14 films, a slow pace by the standards of Cantonese Cinema.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Perfect Saturday: Gift Shopping, Film Screenings, and Beer Gardens in Astoria
Welcome to Perfect Saturday , a weekly Racked feature in which we outline the best places to shop and spend the afternoon in a particular neighborhood, starting with brunch and ending-who knows! Astoria manages to do the impossible by continuing to grow as a desirable spot for young professionals, but not booming into an area with streets you can ... (more)
10 Unpretentious Rooftop Bars in the City
A rude doorman, strict dress code and all-round snobbery won't take away from watching a dazzling New York City sunset at these rooftop bars.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Another factory to become residential
From Crains : The latest launching pad for big-scale residential development in Astoria, Queens, has hit the market with an asking price of $60 million.