Major American department store chain with outfits throughout the US offering affordable clothing, footwear, bedding, furniture, jewelry, beauty products, electronics, and housewares. Popular in t... read more
Plan B for when Sripraphai is just too nuts. New ownership has the place spruced up, but classic Esan cooking no longer there. Grab some booze from the sketchy liquor store down Roosevelt, settle i... read more
Business, casual. Inventors of Gentleman Chic. Don't mistake timeless for old-school: wares are ever-fashionable, running the gamut of occasions, from swimwear to bespoke suits. Some stores offer i... read more
Friendly Muslim-owned spot lacks booze, but no worries, you'll be so slap-happy about the food it won't matter. (You'll also overlook the over-lit interior—not a good choice for a morning-after bre... read more
Little walk-in sandwich spot in the shadow of the Shitibank building, caters to nearby PS1 and the LIC gallery/studio scene. All ingredients are fresh and organic, just the way the art-types like ... read more
Astoria triangle intersection with prime people-watching. Outdoor seating in the shadow of the N train attracts local Greek celebs and their posses. Frappes and tight shirts for everyone! Service s... read more
By day, Deco-fabulous café serves pastries and great roast pork and haloumi sandwich. Food waits increase with the crowds, so hold off until the post-lunch rush. After hours, owner Monica Contantin... read more
Even the competition concedes this is the center of Astoria nightlife. Lounge under the leaves of an indoor bamboo tree while feasting on oil-drizzled Mediterranean tapas and charcoal-grilled skirt... read more
If Whitesnake were a place instead of a band. Gent's club where everything is big (screens, stage) and artificial (buffet, boobs). Awesome purple neon makes it even better. Is that Tera Patrick? Po... read more
The Far Bar, in local parlance, but well worth the trip. Nicely weathered corner spot thick with neighborhood history, resurrected by the folks behind Greenpoint's Pencil Factory. Low-lit, dark w... read more
Why Astorians never come to the city. Greek goddesses, Asian alt-rockers, and Italian stock brokers cozy up with Sex on the Sofa(s). Alluring corner spot on a quiet block has plenty of late-night d... read more
Former chefs from upscale NYC eateries Balthazar and Pastis transport Parisian bistro-chic to JFK's revamped T5. Over a dozen breakfast options, including brioche French toast and eggs Benedict... read more
There aren't many spots like MexiQ in this town. Lest you think Astoria is all kebab and pita, step into this exposed-brick enclave that is part sports bar, part beer garden, and part fusion innova... read more
A reclaimed bank, that conjures up a mix of mid-century vacation destinations, filtered through a DIY lens, featuring pools made from retro-fitted steel receptacles, otherwise known as dumpste... read more
Since the 1970s, Rajbhog has been serving up Indian snacks in Queens' Jackson Heights. Try both sweet and savory delicacies. Dahi vada is off the charts. Plus, if you are lucky, there just might be... read more
Right by the shore of Rockaway Beach sits a little worn-out shack. And in this shack are many tacos. Hot tacos. Soft tacos. Tacos filled with fresh fish, guacamole, tomatillo sauce, and all the oth... read more
Throw the words "family-operated," "since 1915," and "fresh blueberry ices" into the mix, and you've got our attention - and everyone else on Rockaway Beach with functional tastebuds. Right next do... read more
Rockaway Beach's most beloved neighborhood bar, Connolly's is consistently stocked with fresh pina coladas, strawberry dacquiries, and warm, friendly firemen/surfer locals. Speciality drinks are se... read more
Blocks from the waterfront and MoMA PS1 sits Alobar, one of those "seasonal" restaurants with "locally-farmed ingredients." And it delivers—literally and somewhat figuratively, as it's one of... read more
Sandy tried to leave some literal watermarks, but riverfront perch ...
Lower-priced Ralph Lauren line defined by distressed Americana. Den...
Restaurant and lounge inspired by early 20th-century music recordin...
For women who love that beach chic look, this spot really does have...
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...