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10 Ways to Go Green in Astoria, Queens

There are lots of ways to green your life in Astoria, Queens. Reduce, reuse, recycle, and refuse will go a long way in helping out Astoria's environment.

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7 Reasons to Live in the Ditmars Neighborhood

The Ditmars neighborhood in Astoria, Queens has a lot to offer, from food and recreation, to great architecture and holiday celebrations. Have a latte at Waltz-Astoria, a slice at Alba's, and a glass of beer at the Beer Garden. Relax in Astoria Park while catching sight of the Hell Gate...

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Astor Bake Shop in Astoria, Queens - Review

Astor Bake Shop, in the western part of Astoria, Queens, serves delicious cakes, pastries, burgers, and coffee in a beautiful, light, and airy space.

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Astoria Park's Monuments and Tributes

Astoria Park is home to a number of monuments and honors: the Long Island War Memorial, the Veterans' Memorial, the General Slocum Disaster, the memorial grove for American Airlines Flight 587, and the RFK bridge

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Astoria's Outdoor Restaurants - Backyard Dining Spots

There are some great backyard spaces in Astoria and Long Island City restaurants.

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Cocktails in Astoria and Long Island City

The cocktail scene in Astoria and Long Island City has expanded, and there are many places to get a great drink. Here are some places in Astoria for a superior cocktail.

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Great Burgers in Astoria and Long Island City

Astoria and Long Island City have many places to find a great burger, along with fries, onion rings, and shakes.

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Great Wine Bars in Astoria and Long Island City

Astoria and Long Island City are home to a number of excellent wine bars.

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How To Volunteer in Astoria

There are plenty of volunteer opportunities in Astoria. This article will help you find places where you can volunteer in western Queens.

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Ice Cream and Gelato in Astoria and Long Island City

There's a number of places in Astoria and Long Island City, Queens where you can get ice cream, gelato, Italian ices, and frozen yogurt.

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Live Music in Astoria and Long Island City

Where to find live music all around Astoria and Long Island City.

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Museums and Art Spaces in Astoria and Long Island City, Queens

Astoria and Long Island City have a good number of local museums and exhibition space for its geographic size. All of these museums and exhibition spaces are worth a visit in Queens.

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Profile: Astoria Park Alliance in Astoria, Queens

Astoria Park Alliance's current mission has stayed consistent throughout its existence: "Astoria Park Alliance is a volunteer group whose mission is to beautify, enhance, and encourage greater community involvement within Astoria Park."

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Profile: Astoria Park in Astoria, Queens

Astoria Park is a gem of the NYC Parks system and is right on the waterfront in Astoria, Queens. There is lots to do in Astoria Park, both for relaxation and recreation.

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Subway Travel in Astoria and Long Island City

Information, tips and tricks on getting around the subways in Astoria and Long Island City, Queens.