The Greater Astoria Historical Society

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/03/2012 at 7:28AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. Fog early. High of 59. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph. Monday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 48. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Greater Astoria Historical Society Christmas Party Widely regarded as one of the greatest storytellers of all [...]

A history of Astoria Park
A history of Astoria Park
News Greater Astoria Historical Society 9/21/2012 at 9:56AM

A good historian develops a keen sense of a time and lives in a world of four, rather than three, dimensions. It is something special. They can sense in any location not only the present, but many states of people and places long lost. For example, just north of the Hell Gate Bridge is a [...]

Courier Happenings
Courier Happenings
Happenings Alexa Altman 2/03/2012 at 4:14PM

EDITOR’S PICK  ‘Jim Henson’s Fantastic World’ Photo courtesey of Sam Suddaby / Museum of the Moving Image Ongoing from now through March 4 The Museum of the Moving Image, located at 36-01 35 Avenue in Astoria, has extended the exhibit “Jim Henson’s Fantastic World,” Take a look inside the world of the famed puppeteer, filmmaker [...]