Happy Holidays, and Happy Winter Solstice! Today is officially the first day of winter, but you wouldn’t know it from the weather. Today in NYC the high was 60, tomorrow’s is 63, and Thursday’s is 72! Even if it is unseasonably warm, it is still perfectly OK to enjoy the best cup of hot chocolate… Read more »
Kurry Qulture, an Indian restaurant, just opened a couple weeks ago, and it’s well worth checking out. It’s located on 30th Ave between 36th and 37th St, in the space where Bourbon and Vine used to be. For dinner, there is a pre-fixe seasonal menu of $33, and it includes soup, two courses, and a… Read more »
On Thursday, November 5, from 7-11pm, Rèst-âü-Ránt will be celebrating its 8th anniversary, and they are inviting you to the party! Free hors d’oeuvres, drink specials, and live music. More information on the website, rarbarlic.com. The address is 30-01 35th Ave.
Looking for your comfort food fix on Ditmars? Now you can get it at Pomeroy, which just opened on Tuesday. Here’s the article from Gothamist, which includes some pics. The address is 36-12 Ditmars Blvd, and the website is thepomeroynyc.com.
BOAST’s Best of Astoria Day was on Sunday, and we had a blast spending the day in Astoria, going to a number of BOAST winners. We had a bottomless brunch at Gastroteca Astoria, saw how cats took over the internet at Museum of the Moving Image, celebrated Oktoberfest with Purple Haze, Czech beer and a… Read more »
BOAST’s Best of Astoria Day is this Sunday, Sept 27! We’ve got a full day planned, so please email email@example.com 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 »
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Here is the tentative schedule: 12:00pm: We’ll… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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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.