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Astoria Park Pool Reopens for the Summer

The Olympic-sized pool is 330 feet in length, the largest in the city.

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Volunteers Plant New Trees in Astoria Park on Earth Day

The plantings are also designed to enrich the Five Boro Bike Tour, which uses the park as a main stop.

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Woman's Body Found on Shoreline Near Astoria Park

Police discovered the body of an unidentified woman near Astoria Park South and Shore Boulevard. 

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Filmmakers Look for Community Assist to Fund 'Astoria Park' Hoops Film

The fundraiser for the film, set on an Astoria basketball court, will engage local the arts community.

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Group Pushing for Skatepark in Southeast Queens

If approved, the skatepark would be built at Laurelton Playground.

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Man's Body Found in Water Off Astoria Park, Police Say

The unidentified man's body was discovered in the East River just before 8 a.m. Monday, police said.

Upper East Side »

Where to Go Sledding in New York City After the Big Storm

We've compiled a list of some of the best sledding hills in the five boroughs.

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Astoria Group Wants to Light Up Hell Gate Bridge

Antonio Meloni of New York Anti-Crime Agency called the unlit span the "unwanted stepchild" of bridges.

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Vallone Pushing for Ice Rink at Astoria Park Pool

Vallone says the kiddie spray pool at Astoria Park Pool would be a perfect ice skating rink in winter.

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Cupcake-Eating Runners Race for Sweet Victory in Astoria Park

A group of sweet-toothed athletes will attempt to complete a 5K while eating cupcakes along the route.

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Astoria Park to Go Car-Free for Annual Shore Fest Celebration

Shore Boulevard along the Astoria Park waterfront will close down to cars for three Sundays in August.

Long Island City »

The Best Water-Filled Playgrounds in Western Queens

Astoria, Long Island City, Woodside and Sunnyside offer plenty of parks where the kids can cool down.

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Astoria Residents Rejoice As Public Pools Open For Summer

Hundreds gathered at Astoria Park's large outdoor pool for its summer opening.

Ditmars »

Fireworks and Symphony Performance Coming to Astoria Park Monday Night

The fireworks will be preceded with a performance by the Queens Symphony Orchestra.

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13-Year-Old Among Girls Arrested After Videotaped Astoria Park Brawl

Five teen girls face riot and assault charges stemming from the fight, the NYPD said Monday.

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