Top spots for fun and food in Rockaway Beach


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo by Kelly Marie Mancuso

While summer may be drawing to a close, there are still plenty of places to soak up the last of the summer rays here in Queens. Scores of landlocked urbanites have flocked to Riis Park and the Rockaway boardwalk in recent summers to escape the sweltering heat of the city.

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The Catskills Comes to Queens celebrates the best in farm-to-table fare


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Kelly Marie Mancuso

Foodies from across the borough were given the chance to sample farm-fresh epicurean delights during The Catskills Comes to Queens, a tasting event celebrating the farm-to-table movement, held at Flushing Town Hall on Saturday.

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Top five brunch spots in Astoria and LIC


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo via The Queens Kickshaw Facebook page

Whether you’re enjoying a concert in Astoria Park, browsing the LIC Flea Market, exploring art at MoMA PS1 or sneaking a peek at some of the area’s amazing open houses, kick off your weekend by fueling up at one of the neighborhoods’ top brunch spots.

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EXCLUSIVE: Incoming Whitestone beer garden reveals drink menu


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Jägerhaus Gastropub & Biergarten will open this summer and serve authentic Austrian and German fare in the style of European biergartens, which serve beer and food at outdoor tables shared among multiple parties of guests.

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Gastropub and beer bar is newest concession stand at Citi Field


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Randolph Group and Entertainment Fusion Group

Mets fans wanted it, and now they’ve got it — after winning the second annual Citi Call-Ups Program, Randolph Beer, an American gastropub and beer bar, will be joining the culinary lineup at Citi Field starting July 23 during the Mets’ first home game after the All-Star break.

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The top five outdoor eateries along Astoria’s 30th Avenue


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Butcher Bar

30th Avenue in Astoria is one of the hottest strips for dining and nightlife in Queens. With summer in full swing, check out our picks for the top five outdoor eateries for dining al fresco in the heart of the neighborhood.

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Get the scoop on exotic Queens treats during National Ice Cream Month


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Kelly Marie Mancuso

July is National Ice Cream Month, so forgo the basic soft serve and embark on a self-guided culinary tour of exotic, uniquely flavored frozen treats here in Queens.

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Where to celebrate Bastille Day in Queens this weekend


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Aperitif Bistro

Francophiles looking to indulge in French food and culture without the large city crowds can trade the Arc de Triomphe for the iconic Sunnyside Arch and celebrate Bastille weekend in the heart of Queens.

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