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Ticket Giveaway

Interested in going to the show Repeater with Will Stephen at Q.E.D. on Tuesday, August 9 at 7:30pm? First one to respond gets two tickets! Here is the info on our Happening page.

Great events at Astoria Park this summer

Lots of cool stuff happening on the Great Lawn by the waterfront in Astoria Park this summer. Movies on Mondays at 8:30pm through August 22, and music on Thursdays at 7:30pm through August 18. See the flyers below, and the Happening page for more info.

Ticket Giveaway

We are giving away two tickets to the show at Q.E.D. on Thursday, July 28, 7:30-9pm, called “What Are You Afraid Of?” hosted by Mara Wilson. Here is the info on the Happening page. Want to go? Reply in the comments, fill out the Contact form, or email

Outdoor Cinema at Socrates Starts Wednesday

Get there at 7pm for pre-screening performances, and the movie starts at sundown. There’s a movie every Wednesday evening between July 6 and August 24 this summer at Socrates Sculpture Park. Playing on July 6 is The African Queen (USA). Here is information from the website. Socrates Sculpture Park is located at 32-01 Vernon Blvd… Read more »

Best Places to Drink Outdoors This Summer

The Strand Smokehouse – For those days when you’d like to spend the afternoon, evening and night in one place eating and drinking, The Strand is your best bet. They have an excellent brunch and delicious BBQ, as well as reasonable prices on beer pitchers and cocktails. Claim a picnic table out front or in… Read more »

“Monday Without Mirrors” at Blink Fitness

From Blink Fitness: What if you walked into the gym today and the mirrors were covered up? Would you be upset? Excited? Would you focus more on how your workout made you feel versus how it made you look in the mirror? Today, Blink Fitness is doing just that in all of its Queens locations!… Read more »

Ticket giveaway

First person to fill out the contact form on our website, or write to us at, will get two tickets to the show What Are You Afraid Of? hosted by Mara Wilson at Q.E.D. on Thursday, May 26, at 7:30pm. More info about the event on our Happening page.

Last minute special BOAST offer!

TWO FREE TICKETS TO RELATIONSH*T AT QED: A Place to Show & Tell TONIGHT 5/13, at 9:30pm! First person to contact us through our Contact form on the website gets them!   Here is more info about the show: WHO: Hosts Lynn Bixenspan and Morgan Pielli Corinne Fisher (Guys We F*cked) Amy Miller (Last Comic… Read more »

An Afternoon at Break

On the first day of May, a drizzly one in Astoria, we went to Break Bar and Billiards to watch Game 1 of the Blazers vs. Warriors NBA Playoffs series. Break has 16 HD televisions, and from the table we were sitting at, we were able to watch the game on three screens. We tried… Read more »

Best Italian Restaurant in Astoria

We went to Trattoria L’Incontro for the first time last weekend, and there’s a reason it’s BOAST’s number one Italian Restaurant—it’s really really good. Before we get into the meal, we should mention that the service was superb. Our waiter knew the menu inside and out, and was able to tell us specials depending on… Read more »