Ginger Organic – Around the corner from Grand Cafe (they share the same owner), this fairly new, spacious juice shop is a breath of fresh air. It is open, spacious, and has delicious fresh pressed juices and smoothies along with a daily stocked to-go section of healthy snacks and meals. They also offer 1-, 3-… Read more »
Mundo is technically in Long Island City, but since it was voted a BOAST winner for Best Vegetarian food, they are certainly on our radar. First, the food and cocktails, which have an international and Latin vibe, are both excellent, and are certainly worth checking out. Second, there is almost always something going on at… Read more »
Of course they are great at both of those, as well as craft beer and cider, but they also have live music on a regular basis. This month, there is live music every Friday at 9pm: funk/groove, jazz, world jazz, and country, y’all! Also, this Saturday they’ll be selling food and drinks at the Kite… Read more »
If you don’t, you should. The Q.E.D. website says it’s like an “after-school for grown ups” with classes, shows, and events. Here is a recent article the Village Voice did about this very place. There’s always interesting things going on over there, and Mother’s Day is no exception. This Sunday there’s Paint and Sip for… Read more »
There is some exciting news with BOAST that we wanted to share with you. First, this post you are reading is part of our new blog! We will be updating it frequently, so come back and check it out often. Also, if you, or someone you know wants to contribute articles, please let us know… Read more »
Astoria Park – The famous Hellgate Bridge and amazing views of Manhattan draw New Yorkers from every borough to this park. Bring your towel and lay out on the grass until you can hop in the Olympic-sized pool come late June. It is known for the huge fireworks display on July 4 and kid-friendly movie… Read more »
We are excited that Queens Beer Week starts in less than a week–May 8! So many BOAST winners are participating: 60 Beans Coffee & Tea, Astoria Bier and Cheese, Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, Crescent and Vine, Front Toward Enemy, Mar’s, Mosaic Craft Beer & Wine Bar, Pachanga Patterson, The Queens Kickshaw, Singlecut Beersmiths, The… Read more »
Like to laugh? If you go to bestcomedytickets.com, you can get 50% off any show on the site with the promo code of BOAST. Now go out and enjoy some comedy!
Sweet Afton/The Bonnie – During the colder months, they offer a delicious mulled cider that can be augmented with your liquor of choice. They also have some great seasonal drinks made with their house-made tonic or maple syrup. 60 Beans – This funky coffee shop serves a mean cup of Joe, but a highlight is their small… Read more »
Yes, the weather is getting warmer, but you can enjoy hot beverages in any temperature. Here, we discuss our non-alcoholic favorites. Il Bambino – Not only do they have great soup, but they have delicious hot chocolate. Try it plain or peanut butter flavored if you’re feeling indulgent. Queens Kickshaw – Still the best pour-over coffee in… 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.