Tag Archive | "Astoria"

Astoria’s Bouzouki Barber

Music spills onto the sidewalk from a barber shop in Astoria’s Greek neighborhood.

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“Big Fat Greek” Café Gets Even Bigger

One of the first Greek coffeeshops to hit Astoria is set to open a branch in Brooklyn. Can it match the acclaim of the original, which baked the wedding cake for a Hollywood hit (guess which one)?

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Astoria Votes for Gas, Not the President

November 6 has finally arrived – but many residents of Astoria, Queens, flocked to gas stations rather than polling stations to fill their tanks after a week of short supply following Hurricane Sandy.

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Fall tree on Volvo

The Post-Sandy View From Astoria

Hurricane Sandy uproots trees, floods a few basements and bashes a Volvo, but overall doesn’t leave much of a mark on Queens neighborhood.

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Pastor Gerald Steele

A House of Prayer for All Nations

A Brazilian church in Astoria is fighting for survival amid changing neighborhood demographics, coming up with some innovative ways to grow and encompass the area’s diversity.

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