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“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 hello@boast.nyc, 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 »

A la carte menu coming to Kurry Qulture

Kurry Qulture, an Indian restaurant that opened a few months ago, and also a BOAST winner for Best New Restaurant, is launching an A La Carte menu for Spring/Summer starting on Sunday, March 20. Here’s the info from the press release: “Spring in India is the queen of all seasons,” said Sonny Solomon, Owner of… Read more »

Books and Coffee. And Doughnuts.

Books and coffee go together like—well, books and coffee. And you can get the best of both without ever leaving Astoria. Astoria Bookshop and Gossip Coffee are two local staples that should definitely be a part of any Astorian’s day. Astoria Bookshop Start your day—be it a lazy Sunday, a fun Saturday, or even a… Read more »

BOAST’s Winter 2016 Party

The other day we had our Winter 2016 party at The Ditty, winner for Best New Bar. There were lots of food and drinks, and a good time was had all around. See below for some pictures.

New winners posted on the site!

The BOAST: Best of Astoria Winter 2015-16 winners have been posted! Check out the pages for EAT, DRINK, DO & SEE, and LOCATION. Thank you to everyone who filled out the survey, and to those who did write-ups. To celebrate, we’re having a party tonight (Sunday) at 7pm at The Ditty (Ditmars Blvd and 35th… Read more »

BOAST’s Winter 2016 Party!

BOAST’s Winter Party is happening on January 31 at The Ditty! The BOAST: Best of Astoria survey (winter 2015-16) is complete, and we are compiling the results right now. They will be published soon, and to celebrate another batch of BOAST: Best of Astoria winners, we will congregate and imbibe at the new Astoria watering… Read more »