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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 $539,000 which is roughly $414/per square foot.

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23 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Aug. 19: The Kosciuszko Bridge, stop-and-frisk and corrupt pols

Astoria: On Aug. 23, New Yorkers can recognize the 75th anniversary of the opening of that Brooklyn and Queens workhorse of a roadway, the Kosciuszko Bridge.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Travel World News

Panama: The First Waldorf Astoria in Latin America Introduces New Hotel Package

The Waldorf Astoria Panama, the first Waldorf Astoria in Latin America, is welcoming travelers with The Panama Canal Package, including a breakfast buffet, complimentary WiFi, a five-hour Panama Canal transit tour full of history and geological value, and transportation to and from the Miraflores Visitor Center - where guests will learn about this ... (more)

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Recorder

Officials seeking funds for overlook

Amsterdam officials have been searching for ways to raise money to include artistic amenities that were removed from the original Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook design.

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WNYC-AM New York

The Man who Put Prostitutes and Hiroshima in Hong Kong Movies

Throughout the 1960's, Patrick Lung Kong made around 14 films, a slow pace by the standards of Cantonese Cinema.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Racked

Perfect Saturday: Gift Shopping, Film Screenings, and Beer Gardens in Astoria

Welcome to Perfect Saturday , a weekly Racked feature in which we outline the best places to shop and spend the afternoon in a particular neighborhood, starting with brunch and ending-who knows! Astoria manages to do the impossible by continuing to grow as a desirable spot for young professionals, but not booming into an area with streets you can ... (more)

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DNAinfo.com

10 Unpretentious Rooftop Bars in the City

A rude doorman, strict dress code and all-round snobbery won't take away from watching a dazzling New York City sunset at these rooftop bars.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Queens Crap

Another factory to become residential

From Crains : The latest launching pad for big-scale residential development in Astoria, Queens, has hit the market with an asking price of $60 million.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

NBC New York

Girl Finds Loaded Gun on Coney Island: Police

A young girl looking for seashells on the beach on Coney Island found a loaded handgun in the sand, police say.

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DNAInfo.com

Rare Jackson Heights Duplex With Garden Views Hits Market for Nearly $1M

A spacious duplex apartment in a historic building that boasts views of a private garden, its own laundry room and even a built-in TV above the stove, hit the market this weekend for nearly $1 million.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

10th Rural Route Film Festival Comes to Moving Image This Weekend

The Rural Route Film Festival , celebrating its tenth anniversary, returns to Museum of the Moving Image from today, August 8 through 10, 2014, with its showcase of international films that take the road less traveled, transporting viewers to places far outside of the city.

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Newsday

Astoria Cove proposal falls short

Residents of Astoria are parsing the blueprints for a luxury, waterfront, 1,700-apartment development known as Astoria Cove that could -- overnight -- infuse the Queens neighborhood with new vitality while changing its character forever.

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DNAInfo.com

Influx of Indie Coffee Shops in Astoria Giving New Flavor to Daily Grind

Java lovers, rejoice. Astoria is getting a major pick-me-up with a number of new coffee shops that have recently debuted or are set to open soon in the neighborhood.

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DNAInfo.com

NYPD's In-House Bee Expert Buzzes Off Into Retirement

The NYPD's resident beekeeper , Anthony Planakis , 52, handed in his retirement papers at 1 Police Plaza on Tuesday after 20 years saving bees - and the people of New York from the swarming insects.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Jackson Heights News

Queens girls close gender gap through coding program

While other teens are enjoying the beach and freedom from schoolwork, two Queens girls are doing their part to close the gender gap as they attend an eight-week summer session on computer coding.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Forward

United Noshes: The Alphabet Foodies

For the past three years, Jesse Friedman and Laura Hadden have been on a quest to explore world cuisine from their modest kitchen in Brooklyn.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

US officials are returning ancient Greek coins

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. and Greek officials scheduled a ceremony Monday marking the repatriation of coins dating to 500 B.C. The coins were part of a case against noted Rhode Island hand surgeon and coin aficionado Dr. Arnold-Peter Weiss, whose January 2012 arrest during a coin auction at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel roiled the ... (more)

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

DNAInfo.com

Astoria Park Shore Fest Returns With 'Zumba Marathon,' Music and Food

Get a workout, grab some local grub and jam by the waterfront this month, as the Shore Fest returns to Astoria Park for its sixth year for three Sundays in August.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Village Voice

Grilled Octopus from Gregory's 26 Corner Taverna, One of Our 100 Favorite Dishes

Tucked away on a quieter corner of 23rd Avenue, Gregory's is slightly under-the-radar in a neighborhood brimming with quality Greek.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

'Chopped' chefs get 'An Egg Up' on Food Network

On a recent episode of " Chopped " offered four more chefs an opportunity to compete for the $10,000 and the very elusive title of a champion in this episode where the chefs were given items in the three mystery boxes in this episode titled, "An Egg Up."

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New York Daily News

Driver killed, kids badly hurt as van flips

Anthony Boyd, 45, was near 35th Ave. and 21st St. in Astoria on Sunday when he lost control of his minivan and crashed into a fire hydrant.

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