FIFA-sized soccer field is included in councilman’s goals for Astoria Park
Photo via Flickr/Travis Grathwell

Calling Astoria Park “the jewel in our neighborhood’s crown,” Councilman Costa Constantinides made a pitch in his State of the District address on Monday to improve the park, including adding a FIFA regulation-size soccer field. The nearly 60-acre park became official parkland in 1913 and is home to the city’s largest and oldest swimming pool, bocce […]

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Swimming classes being offered at Richmond Hill High School

Dive into swimming lessons this winter. The Swim Strong Foundation is accepting registration for their January/February 2016 session at Richmond Hill High School, located at 89-30 114th St., and other locations throughout Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan. They offer four different types of classes, ranging from beginner classes to ones for more experienced swimmers. The Get […]

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See it: Brick home in Forest Hills Gardens selling for nearly $2.8M
Photo courtesy of Terrace Sotheby's International Realty

Built on a 147-acre parcel of land in 1940, and listed by Terrace Sotheby’s International Realty, this house has been recently restored and brings together the best of modern convenience and vintage coziness.

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Steve Buscemi, Jerry Lewis, Martin Scorsese attend Astoria event
Photos by Thanassi Karageorgiou / Museum of the Moving Image

Astoria was swimming in stars this week. On Tuesday, movie legends Jerry Lewis and Martin Scorsese came together for a wide-ranging and intimate discussion about Lewis’ innovations as a comedian filmmaker in front of a full house at the Museum of the Moving Image. Lewis has directed 12 movies, appeared in 48 movies, and hosted […]

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See It: Whitestone home with landscaped grounds, underground pool listed at nearly $1.7M
Photos courtesy of Douglas Elliman

On a tree-lined street nestled in Whitestone lies a house that could make any person feel at home. Douglas Elliman is offering the one-family home located at 149-32 Third Ave., which is move-in ready. Encompassing almost 4,967 square feet, the colonial home includes four bedrooms – with a master suite including a fireplace and Jacuzzi […]

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