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Harlem Explosion Victim Remembered as a 'Force of Nature'

Andreas Panagopoulos' widow said last week's blast "took everything."

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Police Arrest Sex Offender for Trying to Lure Girl Into SUV in Astoria

Police arrested Houshang Hakimi, 69, for allegedly trying to lure a 12-year-old into a car last week.

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Man Tries to Lure 12-Year-Old Girl Into His SUV, Police Say

The girl had been momentarily separated from her babysitter, officials said.

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Astoria Bier and Cheese Opening Second Location in Ditmars

The craft beer and cheese shop will open a second store at 35-11 Ditmars Blvd. in March.

Astoria »

Fatty's Cafe Moving to New Location After 10 Years on Ditmars Boulevard

The eatery will reopen this winter at 45-17 28th Ave. in Astoria in a larger space, its owner said.

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Buffalo Exchange Consignment Shop Opens Saturday in Astoria

Trendy consignment shop Buffalo Exchange will open its first Queens location Saturday in Astoria.

Astoria »

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.

Astoria »

Sink Your Teeth Into Astoria's Ethnic Eats with Food Crawl

The tour will take foodies on an international tour of Astoria's restaurants and markets.

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New Astoria Sandwich Shop to Serve Slow-Cooked Meats and Beer Growlers

The Sandwich Bar is slated to open next week at 33-01 Ditmars Blvd. serving hand-carved meat sandwiches.

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DOE Nixes Plan to Cut Gifted Program at Astoria's P.S. 122 After Backlash

Under pressure, the Department of Education withdrew plans to slash the G&T program in P.S. 122.

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Celebrity Chef Boosts Astoria's Greek Revival With Haute Hellenic Cuisine

Michael Psilakis' MP Taverna will open at 31-29 Ditmars Blvd.

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Kangaroo-Serving Eatery Has Diners Hopping to Queens

The Thirsty Koala on Ditmars Boulevard serves kangaroo sliders, burgers and steak filets.

Astoria »

Competition Tough for Full-Day Pre-K Programs in Western Queens

While there are a number of pre-K options in the neighborhood, full-time options are limited.

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Honoo Grill and Noodle Looks to Bring Asian Street Flavors to Astoria

The new eatery on Ditmars Boulevard specializes in grilled meat skewers and hot broth noodles.

Astoria »

Super-Sized Sports Bar and Lounge with 43 TVs to Open in Astoria

The Sweet Spot, set to open on 31st Street in February, includes a bar, lounge and restaurant.

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