Astoria

Fatty’s 2.0
Fatty’s 2.0
Dining Queens Courier Staff 6/06/2014 at 5:19PM

When Fatty’s announced it was moving almost a year ago, Astorians — and New Yorkers in general — were devastated, and also worried that a reopening would not, in fact, happen. Last month, however, Suzanne Furbota and Fernando Peña proved everyone wrong when they opened the doors to their new location.

Schmear tactics
Schmear tactics
Dining Queens Courier Staff 5/30/2014 at 4:44PM

Don’t get it twisted. Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee Company isn’t even from Brooklyn. Instead, the moniker of this Astoria-born bagel company is a shout-out to the old-fashioned style of hand-rolling and water-boiling dough to give each bagel that extra special snap.

Astoria Flea to be featured in HGTV’s ‘Flea Market Flip’
Astoria Flea to be featured in HGTV’s ‘Flea Market Flip’
West Queens Courier Staff 5/30/2014 at 12:21PM

Visit the Astoria Flea this weekend, and you just might get on television (or at least see some filming) — HGTV’s “Flea Market Flip” will be at the flea market at the Kaufman Astoria Studios backlot this Sunday.