Astoria

Astoria teen dies in two-car Highway 101 crash on Oregon coast

GEARHART, OR (KPTV) -<p>An 18-year-old driver from Astoria died in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 101 on the Oregon coast.<p>Emergency crews responded to …

Oregon

Nonprofit restoring 93-year-old Astoria ferry

An Astoria nonprofit is restoring the historic Tourist No. 2 ferry in hopes it can be used for river excursions.<p>The Astoria Ferry Group plans to move …

Business

Suspect Sought In Pair Of Burglaries In Astoria, Queens

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — The NYPD is looking for a man in connection to a pair of burglaries in Queens.<p>The first incident occurred the morning of …

Crime

Portland-based hotel company awarded $4 million for suit against Port of Astoria

ASTORIA — A Portland-based hotel company was awarded $4 million for a lawsuit against the Port of Astoria, claiming the Port Commission rebuffed a …

Law

Spend the Weekend at The Reach, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

Florida’s <b>Key West</b> is known to attract tourists from all over the world thanks to its perfect weather, lovely beaches and amazing nightlife, but we …

Hotels

Watch: ‘The Souvlaki Lady’ Serves Grilled Meat Out of a Small Trailer

‘Dining on a Dime’ heads to Astoria to visit a 30-year-old food trailer<p><i>Dining on a Dime</i>’s second New York City season continues in the borough of Queens — the largest and easternmost of the city’s boroughs. In this episode, host Lucas Peterson hops a W train to Astoria, where he pays a visit to a …

NYC's new ferry service launches route from Astoria

New York City's new ferry service launched its fourth and final route of the year Monday morning, giving commuters another option to get to and from …

Bill de Blasio

Astoria Favorite Queens Kickshaw Closes This Month

The fancy grilled cheese place will reopen as a new restaurant<p>Astoria favorite <b>The Queens Kickshaw</b> is done serving grilled cheeses.<p>Owners and neighborhood locals <b>Ben Sandler</b> and <b>Jennifer Lim</b> announced Monday evening that they’ll be closing the restaurant later this month. They’ll be renovating the …

New York City

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

24-year-old man faces charges in two Boston slayings in less than 6 months

A 24-year-old man who was already facing charges in a June 2016 slaying in Mattapan is now facing another murder charge in a November 2016 slaying in …

Crime

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

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

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 …

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 …

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

Meeting the skaters at one of New York’s most loved skate parks

“Change is a great thing,” I used to get told as a kid. Change was exciting, the chance to see new things, to explore and embrace the world around …

Skateboarding

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

NYPD Searching For Man Who Stole Waldorf Astoria Clock's Dedication Plaque

Photograph by mariaspix / Flickr<p>The day before the landmark Waldorf-Astoria Hotel closed its doors for a three year-long renovation, someone stole a …

New York City

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

The following slide deck was published by Astoria Financial Corporation in conjunction with this event.<p>125<p>Click to enlarge

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 …

Racism

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

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

Sports

The Academy, another pricey rental, debuts in Astoria from $1,800

The average rental is on the market for 41 days in Astoria—will these rent even faster because they’re new?<p>Astoria is joining the ranks of new rental-friendly neighborhoods, one building at a time. On the heels of leasing efforts at Graffiti House, the 28-apartment rental with a “rotating art …

Real Estate

At Astoria's Graffiti House, street art is both inspiration and marketing tool

Artists from the Welling Court Mural Project had a hand in decorating this luxe Queens rental<p>In the past few decades, many neighborhoods hugging the East River in Brooklyn and Queens have landed within the hands of developers eager to turn them into the next hot neighborhood—witness the changes to …

Street Art

7 Tips to Improve Facebook Targeting

Recommended for You<p><b>Financial Resources</b>—Did you know that it was possible to target people based on their financial resources? Under Demographics, you …

Small Business