Street fair in Astoria will take residents behind the scenes of movie production
Photos by Rene Carson for Museum of the Moving Image

Production crews have long been setting up shoots throughout Queens and the rest of the city, but one event will allow Queens residents to get a closer look at the world of film production. “New York on Location” is a day-long street fair in Astoria that will allow people to go inside more than 20 working […]

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High-end gourmet markets and restaurants in talks to lease space on Astoria’s Steinway Street
Photo courtesy of Winick Realty

Steinway Street in Astoria will welcome new high-end retail neighbors with the addition of a 100,000-square-foot development site. Located at 34-30 Steinway St., the site includes four floors of retail space, with each floor measuring about 30,000 square feet each. Parking will also be included. A spokesperson for Winick Realty Group, the leasing firm responsible for marketing, said the […]

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First look at WeWork’s newest coworking location in Astoria, Queens
Photo courtesy of WeWork

Businesses, startups and freelancers just got a new space to collaborate in Queens. WeWork, the co-working space with 63 locations around the world, recently opened its Astoria location at 35-37 36th St., right across the street from Kaufman Astoria studios. The 60,000-square-foot space is the company’s first location in Queens and boasts a beer garden and […]

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The play is the thing

The Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) is an award-winning theater that strives to bring high-quality theater to Astoria while supporting local youth and senior citizens. APAC has already been in existence for a decade and a half, and each season introduces new successes, fresh faces and innovative, high-quality theater. One of the greatest joys of […]

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Neil Patrick Harris show filmed at Kaufman Astoria Studios canceled: reports
Photo by Peter Kramer/NBC

One Astoria-based show is not having the best time ever. According to published reports, NBC has decided to cancel “Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris” after only one season on the air. The one-hour variety show, which premiered in September and filmed at Kaufman Astoria Studios, was hosted and co-produced by Harris and featured appearances […]

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