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Astoria, New York is located in Queens County. Zip codes in Astoria, NY include 11102, 11101, and 11104. The median home price in Astoria is $459,000 which is roughly $402/per square foot.

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7 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Preschool seats expand at Long Island City school

ASTORIA is taking the rest of the city to preschool. The neighborhood's Public School 70 is leading the way for the mayor's universal pre-kindergarten initiative, doubling the number of preschool seats next year to 144.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Canada.com

Feds probe Weyburn eatery

The federal government said Monday it is investigating a Saskatchewan restaurant where two long-serving waitresses say they and two others recently lost their jobs to temporary foreign workers.

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DNAinfo.com

Mexico Blvd. Food Truck Owners to Open Restaurant in Astoria

The owners behind a popular food truck that serves tacos, tortas and other Mexican eats at locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens are planning to open a restaurant in Astoria soon.

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The Village Voice

How the Queens Kickshaw Owners Built an Astoria Gathering Space

When married couple Jennifer Lim and Ben Sandler began plotting The Queens Kickshaw in Astoria, they wanted simply to arm the neighborhood with good coffee.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Kylie Minogue to Perform, George Takei to be Honored at Glaad Nyc Media Awards

GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender media advocacy organization, today announced that global superstar Kylie Minogue will perform at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York on May 3 at the iconic Waldorf Astoria New York.

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The Village Voice

The Four Best New Restaurants in Astoria

The Astoria restaurant scene is booming: New spots open every week, which makes it difficult to keep up in this once-sleepy neighborhood.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

DNAinfo.com

Woodside Luxury Tower Fully Rented Weeks After Opening

A new luxury apartment building was fully leased just six weeks after opening, in what its realtor predicts "will set the standard for future luxury rentals," in the area.

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The Real Deal

Urgent-care clinics a shot in the arm for retail landlords

The clinics, which serve as an alternative to a doctor's office or emergency room, are making up for the diminishing presence of other commercial sectors.

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New York Daily News

EXCLUSIVE: Devastated mom to sue city, driver over Queens creek crash

Four young friends died when a car crashed into Steinway Creek, between 19th Ave. and 37th St., on April 4. The mother of a 21-year-old college student who drowned with three friends when their car plunged into a Queens creek intends to file a negligence suit against the city and the driver who miraculously survived the bizarre crash.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

DNAInfo.com

Plight of Millennials Takes Center Stage at Queens-Based Dance Troupe

A local dance company that sets out to engage the many neighborhoods in Queens is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a performance that focuses on the growing pains faced by millennials.

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Sulekha.com

Cook Needed In Astoria

I am looking for someone who can cook twice a week for my family. We are in Astoria, NY close to the N/Q train station.

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Serious Eats

The Best Affordable Lunches in Midtown East

With endless towers full mostly of office workers, Midtown Manhattan has plenty of hungry mouths to feed come lunch.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

DNAInfo.com

Astoria 'Brew Bus' Takes Patrons on Beer Tasting Road Trip

Astoria bar Snowdonia is launching the "Brew Bus" to take patrons on a tour and tasting at the Captain Lawrence Brewery May 10. An Astoria bar is taking customers on a beer-themed road trip, which will bring them from the neighborhood pub to a tour and tasting at an upstate brewery.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Ryan Shaw to Perform at Project Sunshine's 11th Annual Benefit, 4/29

Project Sunshine, a New York City-based charity, celebrates "Project Sunshine Month" in April by raising awareness and support for the organization through a series of events and programs.

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New York Post

a Ivy League killera will die in prison for beating girlfriend to death

Jason Bohn was sentenced to life in prison without parole for beating his girlfriend, Danielle Thomas , to death.

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NY1

Queens Week 2014: Influx of New Residents Changes Astoria Once Again

There has always been a mix of cultures in Astoria, but an influx of new residents is changing the face of the neighborhood once again.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

DNAInfo.com

Pop-Up Coffee Shop Coming to Astoria Boutique Backyard

A boutique is teaming up with a local coffee roaster to launch a pop-up cafe in the store's backyard this summer, which will feature baked treats from Balthazar and popular Brooklyn cupcake shop Robicelli's .

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New York Daily News

Loved ones gather at Queens home where dad shot daughter, was killed by cops

Jack Calvello, 86, was gunned down by officers when he charged at them after shooting his daughter Carolann Matyka, 65, in the head and injuring her dog.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

NY1

Queens Week 2014: Borough's Diverse Population Now at All-Time High

After showing very little growth in the 2010 Census, the government now says Queens is the second fastest growing county in the state with new numbers showing the borough accounted for a third of the 61,000 residents the city gained between 2012 and 2013.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

New York Daily News

Elderly armed man shot by cops: NYPD

Officers raced to the home of Jack Calvello in Astoria at about 11:20 a.m. Saturday after the bloodthirsty senior citizen called 911 and delivered his shocking admission.

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