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Let’s Go Fly a Kite with Juan Hinojosa!

On Saturday, July 14 from 12 – 3 PM learn how to make your own kite with Juan Hinojosa, a mixed media artist who has been on the cover of the New York Times Arts & Leisure section. You can learn how to build and fly your own kite made out of recycled materials at Socrates Park at 32-01 Vernon Boulevard from 12-3pm. Participants are invited … Continue reading Let’s Go Fly a Kite with Juan Hinojosa!

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2018 Waterfront Concert Series: Dancin’ Machine

Central Astoria LDC is proud to kick off the 2018 Waterfront Concert Series on Thursday, July 12 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm at the Astoria Park Great Lawn.  They’re bringing you back to the Disco days of yesterday, with a sure to get you moving performance by “Dancin’ Machine!”. This free concert is open to the public and no RSVP or tickets are required! Continue reading 2018 Waterfront Concert Series: Dancin’ Machine

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9-year-old Variety Boys & Girls Club Kid wins Chip NYC’s ‘Dream Cookie Contest’

Over 50 cookie ideas were submitted in the ‘Dream Cookie Contest’, organized by Chip NYC and The Variety Boys & Girls Club. The “Dream Cookie Contest” gave participants the chance to submit a cookie idea for the chance to have their cookie created, baked, and sold by Chip NYC! Chip’s philanthropic effort, “Chip in at Variety”, was organized to foster creativity, engagement, and support kids and … Continue reading 9-year-old Variety Boys & Girls Club Kid wins Chip NYC’s ‘Dream Cookie Contest’

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Did you miss Broadway in the Boros? We’ve got photos.

If you missed Broadway in the Boros this past Friday at Kaufman Astoria Studios, we’ve got your back! Courtesy of the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment, Astoria got to enjoy a free performance from the hit Broadway sensations “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” and “Once on This Island,” which won the 2018 Tony for Best Revival of a Musical.” Check out these photos from the fun … Continue reading Did you miss Broadway in the Boros? We’ve got photos.

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5 Ways To Spend Independence Day in Queens

Tired of just BBQ hopping from house to house every 4th of July? Here are some fun and cheap activities around Queens for all ages!   4th of July Market Night @ LIC Flea and Food Grab a bite and a drink right by the piers Biggest selection of food and flea vendors in Queens All-Queens Beer Garden Time: 2-11:30pm Location: 5-25 46th Avenue LIC, … Continue reading 5 Ways To Spend Independence Day in Queens

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“Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” Friday from 12-1pm at Kaufman Astoria Studios

  Stop by Kaufman Astoria Studios tomorrow Friday, June 29th from Noon to 1pm for a FREE lunchtime performances by members of the current cast & musicians from “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” and “Once On This Island”. The Backlot @ Kaufman Astoria Studios is located at 35th Avenue and 36th Street in Astoria.  Presented by the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment. Continue reading “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” Friday from 12-1pm at Kaufman Astoria Studios

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Fireworks at Astoria Park tonight

The annual Astoria Park fireworks for Independence Day, organized by the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition, is set for Thursday, June 28. The event, expected to draw thousands of residents and visitors, will feature a performance by the Patriot Brass Ensemble. Festivities begin at 7:30 p.m., but the fireworks usually don’t start until around 9 p.m. Be sure to bring your own lawn chain if … Continue reading Fireworks at Astoria Park tonight

Met Opera coming to Socrates Sculpture Park

They’re bringing the artists directly to the community. The 2018 Metropolitan Opera’s Summer Recital Series returns this season, featuring young rising stars of the opera world. Soprano Latonia Moore, tenor Mario Chang and baritone Joshua Hopkins will be performing across the five boroughs. On Friday, June 29 at 7 p.m., the Met Opera is hosting a performance at Socrates Sculpture Park. The events are free, … Continue reading Met Opera coming to Socrates Sculpture Park