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BOAST’s Best of Astoria Day is around the corner

BOAST’s Best of Astoria Day is this Sunday, Sept 27! We’ve got a full day planned, so please email hello@boast.nyc to let us know which part you’d like to join us for. It’s Gastroteca for brunch at noon, MOMI around 2:15, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden to celebrate Oktoberfest around 4:30, and Tufino Pizzeria around… Read more »

BOAST’s Best of Astoria Day on Sept 27

You are invited to BOAST’s Best of Astoria Day! On Sunday, Sept 27, just as it’s becoming sweater weather, we are going to spend the day going to a number of the BOAST winners. Let us know which you’d like to join us for by writing to hello@boast.nyc. Here is the tentative schedule: 12:00pm: We’ll… Read more »

Brass Owl to Celebrate 1 Year Anniversary Sept. 13

After moving to Astoria and falling in love with all the neighborhood had to offer, Nicole Panettieri decided to open her own little shop of gifts and glam on Ditmars Blvd. The Brass Owl is located at 3619 Ditmars Blvd and is a fabulous place to buy a gift, a pair of shoes or something… Read more »

Sanfords has re-opened

Last Wednesday, multiple BOAST winner Sanfords Restaurant reopened after many months of renovations. The restaurant will have shortened hours, 5pm until around 1am, until the Grand Re-Opening early next week. Sanfords expanded, and now has a whiskey bar with over 50 seats. Next week, when it gets to its regular hours, it will no longer… Read more »

Write-ups that didn’t make the site

The new results were just published, and we used lots of write-ups from the survey. However, there were some that did not make it, and here are a few of our favorites: “What’s more American than burnt ends, bourbon, and beer. So great that I had my wedding reception here!” (Butcher Bar | Best American… Read more »

Some figures from the latest survey results

The warm weather survey results have been published on the site, and here are some numbers and figures. There were 18 categories in the EAT section (plus three write-ins), 12 in the DRINK section, and 10 in the DO & SEE section. There were 89 different winners, with four places having multiple locations in Astoria… Read more »

The BOAST results (warm weather edition) are now published

The BOAST: Best of Astoria results (warm weather edition) have been published on the site! There are some new categories, like best place to eat and drink outdoors, and many of the categories are the same from last time. There are some repeat winners, and there are also a number of new winners, and we’re… Read more »

Cool events going on First Tuesdays of the month

On the first Tuesday evenings of the month, there are not one, but two cool things happening in the area. First, at 7:30pm at Q.E.D., there’s a trivia show called The Big Quiz Thing, which gets the audience involved with interactive elements, like video and audio. The Queens Courier gave it a write-up, and you… Read more »

Smorgasburg Queens starts this Saturday

Starting this Saturday the 11th, and continuing every Saturday throughout the summer, Smorgasburg Queens will be open 11am-6pm, and is located at 43-29 Crescent Street in Long Island City. The Gothamist got some pictures of delicious-looking food that will be there. Get ready, because this looks GOOD.

BOAST survey (warm weather edition) extended

The BOAST: Best of Astoria survey (warm weather edition) has been extended until Friday, July 10 at 8pm. Here’s the link. Take it and share it!