Astoria

Woman Brutally Beaten, Robbed Inside Astoria Apartment Building

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —</b> Police are looking for a man who punched and robbed a woman inside her Astoria apartment building.Police say on Tuesday …

Apartment Building

Astoria Halal Truck Operator Pelted With Eggs Containing 'F-ck Muslim' Message

Police are investigating a possible hate crime in Astoria after a halal cart operator was pelted with eggs and Islamophobic messages earlier this …

New York City

Attacker hurls eggs, anti-Muslim note at Queens food vendor

A food vendor in Queens was pelted with eggs by an attacker who left behind an anti-Muslim hate message, police sources said Tuesday.

Bill de Blasio

Search On For Suspect Who Robbed Man, 72, In Astoria

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Police on Wednesday were searching for a suspect who robbed a 72-year-old man in Astoria, Queens this week.<p>Police said around …

Crime

NYC's Next Brisket Destination Is in Astoria

The sausage is great, too<p>Texas-style <b>Salt & Bone</b> <b>Smokehouse</b> aims to be the Hometown Bar-B-Que of Astoria. The huge space sprawls a block east of the N stop at 30th Avenue, penned in by 32nd Street and Newtown Avenue on its own micro-block. Outdoor seating circles the flatiron-shaped building, with …

New York City

Contractor involved in Astoria construction mishap suspended

The Buildings Department on Wednesday suspended a Queens-based contractor — and was shutting 60 of its construction sites — following a …

New York City

Could the City of Salmon Have Become the Manhattan of the West?

References to Lewis and Clark are ubiquitous in Oregon. But the name on my mind while traveling the Beaver State is James MacKay, the explorer who …

Culture

Construct material collapse injures two workers, traps one

A load of construction materials dropped through the upper floor to the basement, critically injuring two workers and trapping a third.

Long Island City

Big reveal: $675,000 for a sunny Astoria penthouse with a lovely terrace

Did you guess the right price?<p>Yesterday we asked you to guess the price on this sunny Astoria condo, and this week too, we have a winner. 10012 guessed the right answer: $675,000. Now, having announced the winner let’s get to some of the other comments. Unfortunately, most of our readers weren’t …

Architecture

How much for a sunny Astoria penthouse with a lovely terrace?

Can you guess the asking price on this condo?<p><i>Pricespotter</i> <i>is Curbed's pricing guessing game. How much do you think this place is asking? Drop your guess in the comments, and remember, no cheating!</i><p><b>What/Where:</b> 1BR/1BA in Astoria<p><b>Square Footage:</b> 600<p><b>Taxes/Monthly Charges:</b> $397<p>Located on the top floor of …

Condominiums

The N train will close in Astoria for eight weekends this summer

The elevated N train in Astoria is too damn loud, and the MTA is going to spend a good chunk of the summer fixing it.<p>The authority announced on …

New York City

MTA Repairs This Summer to Impact Astoria Trains

Major track work is coming to the N and W lines in Astoria this summer.<p>And that will mean service disruptions for at least eight weekends.<p>Crews will …

Travel

Police Search For Man Behind Homophobic Anti-Obama Graffiti Spree In Astoria

A vandal believed to be responsible for at least 16 incidents of anti-gay graffiti—much of it directed at Barack Obama—has been caught on video …

New York City

Open For Business: Las Catrinas On Broadway

The Mexico inspired Mexican Bar & Eatery has opened its doors on Broadway right next to Greenbay and we can’t wait to give it a try. Taking the spot …

Taxi driver stabbed by motorist in road rage attack in Queens

A mad motorist stabbed a taxi driver during a road rage attack in Queens, officials said Wednesday.

New York City

Man Flashed 13-Year-Old Girl Walking To School In Astoria, Police Say

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Police were searching Thursday for a man who flashed a 13-year-old girl in Astoria, Queens last month.<p>The girl was on her way …

Crime

Hallets Point Project Back on Track After State Approves Tax-Break Program

The state's "Affordable New York" tax program will allow Durst to construct the remaining six buildings.

Housing

Astoria Cove hits the market for $350 million

Developers bet new tax breaks will spur buyer interest<p>Anticipating the reinstatement of a key affordable-housing tax break, a landowner has put a …

Real Estate

Astoria Cove developer looks to sell Queens megaproject site for $350M

Alma Realty’s project would have brought 1,723 apartments to Astoria<p><b>UPDATE (5/10/17)</b>: Developers looking to purchase the Astoria Cove site have until June 28 this year to submit their applications, Cushman & Wakefield (repping Alma Realty) announced today. Cushman said that with a 421-a replacement …

New York City

Would-be thieves use power tools to break into bank

A Queens bank was burglarized early Sunday when at least one thief used power tools to cut a hole in the roof, authorities said.<p>Police discovered a …

New York City

Astoria Park renovation plan gets new renderings

Phase one will focus on creating a new track and soccer field on a site beneath the Triborough Bridge<p>The city’s Parks Department has unveiled renderings gives an idea of what a 12-acre section of Astoria Park will look like after its $13.5 million renovation. The revamp is just a small portion of a …

Architecture

The Fascinating Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian

<b>Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh</b> or<b> The Caledonian</b> is a charming historic hotel, nestled right in the heart of all the action in Edinburgh, on the iconic …

Hotels

Greetings from Astoria: A letter from RJMetrics alum Matt Monihan

<i>Writing Home is a series where Philly tech expats write to us of their new lives. Wanna write one? Email editor Juliana Reyes at …

Choose Your Own Adventure

Graffiti With Obama's Name, Anti-Gay Slur, Found On Lawmakers' Offices In Astoria

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —</b> Hate graffiti with the name Obama and an anti-gay epithet was found on the office of elected officials in Astoria on …

Astoria Financial sold to Sterling Bancorp

The onetime target of New York Community Bancorp, Astoria Financial (NYSE:AF) will merge with Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) in an all-stock deal valued …

Business

Sterling Bancorp (STL) Acquires Astoria Financial (AF) - Slideshow

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Astoria Financial: A Smart Deal for Sterling?

This morning, <b>Sterling Bancorp</b> (STL) announced that it would pay $2.2 billion for <b>Astoria Financial</b> (AF) in an all-stock deal. And judging by the …

Markets

Astoria’s Sugar Freak will reopen at former MexiBBQ location next month

Sugar Freak, a New Orleans-themed restaurant in Astoria, will reopen next month in a bigger space across the street.<p>Formerly located at 36-18 30th …

Deep Frying

Woman Says Man Made Racist Remarks, Came At Her With Umbrella In Astoria

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — A woman said she was harassed and threatened – all because of her race – as she walked home from a store in Astoria, Queens …

Prejudice

Astoria Walldorf becomes 1st team in Germany to make 4th substitution

Twitter/@millardayo<p>Thanks to Astoria Walldorf, it is time to turn the page in footballing substitute history.<p>The fourth-tier German side played …

Sports