Growing Up Bank Street

'Growing Up Bank Street' is an evocative, tender account of life in Greenwich Village, on a unique street that offered warmth, support, and inspiration to an adventurous and openhearted young girl. Bank Street, in the middle of the last century, became home to a cast of extraordinary characters whose stories …

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Poetry Evening

Each April, National Poetry Month, sponsored by The Academy of American Poets is an opportunity to increase awareness & appreciation of poetry. Join Greater Astoria Historical Society for its annual "April is National Poetry Month" reading, featuring Queens Poet Laureate Maria Lisella, Olena Jennings (Poets of Queens), + poetry open mic. Join …

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Janes Walk – LIC Cradle of Creativity

The Time Traveler’s Trip: Postcards from Old Astoria! Ava Vitelli, Jade Oliver, Board Members, GAHS Wednesday, May 6, 2021 @ 6:00 PM * * * Long Island City: Cradle of Creativity! Bob Singleton, Executive Director, GAHS Wednesday, May 5, 2021 @ 6:00 PM

Long Island Migrant Labor

Long Island Migrant Labor Camps The fascinating story of the migrant labor camps in Suffolk County from their inception during World War II, through their heyday in 1960, and culminating with their steady decline towards the end of the 20th century. Mark A. Torres, the author of this book, is …

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Forgotten Queens Part 1

FORGOTTEN QUEENS – PART 1! 115th Avenue and 148th Street, Jamaica, NY (c. 1930) Take a virtual walk back in time through the borough of Queens and explore the streets of long ago. Part 1: Long Island City and Town of Jamaica June 7 at 7:00 pm


DISCOVER THE PUBLIC ARTWORK OF LIC! A Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt! Win Prizes! Have Fun! Discover LIC! Here is a link to the Scavenger Hunt June 14 to June 27, 2021 LIC Partnership's "LIC Springs to Summer!" More info here:

Inside the Steinway Mansion a Virtual Tour

Inside the Steinway Mansion a Virtual Tour Walk through the rooms and halls of the famed Steinway Mansion. Experience the interior of this landmarked home and see what it looked like for many years. To get a ticket for the event click here  

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