Number of categories in each section: EAT: 17 DRINK: 11 DO & SEE: 11 Number of winners by location: Astoria-Ditmars Blvd (N/W): 30 30th Ave (N/W): 18 Steinway St (M/R): 15 Broadway (N/W): 13 31st Ave: 7 Astoria Blvd (N/W): 6 Long Island City: 5 36th Ave (N/W): 4 Winners with multiple locations in Astoria:… Read more »
Category: BOAST winners
As the Q train (to start going up 2nd Avenue on Jan. 1!) has been replaced by the W train in Astoria, so too have the results on this site. There are also new photos in the slideshows at the tops of the pages, and new Featured BOAST Locations as well. There were a number of close… Read more »
List of BOAST: Best of Astoria winners (December 2016) EAT Best American: 1. Sanfords 2. The Queens Kickshaw 3. William Hallet Best Bakery 1. Martha’s Country Bakery 2. Rose & Joe’s Italian Bakery 3. Leli’s Bakery Best Brunch 1. Sanfords 2. Grand Cafe 3. (tie) Gastroteca Astoria 3. (tie) William Hallet Best Budget 1. King… Read more »
New BOAST winners were published the other day, and this time there were 100 different winners! This is by far the most we’ve had for BOAST results. Congratulations to all. Places with the most wins in multiple categories include Mar’s (4), The Strand Smokehouse (4), Sek’end Sun (3), Sweet Afton (3), The Queens Kickshaw (3),… Read more »
Featured BOAST Location
22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, (718) 784-2084, momaps1.org
An exhibition space rather than a collecting institution, MoMA PS1 devotes its energy and resources to displaying the most experimental art in the world, and supports innovation in contemporary art. Warm Up, a popular program on Saturdays in the summer, takes place in the courtyard where DJs spin and people dance for hours.