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Don't feel like schlepping all the way to the City? Your friends in Manhattan and Brooklyn won't come to Astoria? Don't worry, you've probably already noticed there are tons of great food, drinks, and entertainment right here in Astoria/LIC--and even more great people to share it with. You just gotta to know where to look! Don't live in Astoria? That's ok, too...let us convert you!

Whether for brunch, lunch, dinner, drinks, or sport, "Why Leave Astoria?!" is a fun-loving group for adults to share hidden Astoria (and surrounding) gems. Learn more and find daily food/drink specials on our official website at

New to Astoria? Join our official website at to get the low-down on what's up. Don't live in Astoria? that's ok, too, as long as you REEEEALLY like it here. Our group features members from:
-Long Island City/LIC
-Forest Hills
-and even Boston!

Our events focus mainly on food and drink, but also incorporate community service opportunities on a very regular basis. We use this site roughly once per month for meetups. For more regular events in and around Astoria, visit our official website at

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Welcome, Astorians!

  • February 3 · 8:30 PM

    Go to a fun midweek comedy show!

    3 Astorians

    This show will be a great hang this Wednesday night! We’re always there about an hour before the show outside the club. Come hang out! We’re celebrating the One year... Learn more
  • January 14 · 8:30 PM

    Go to a bizarre comedy show called "Odd Ducks"

    6 Astorians

    Let's get together before & after the ODD DUCKS COMEDY show!! Join us on Thursday January 14th at 8pm at QED Astoria for a strange trip into the minds of NYC's most... Learn more
  • January 6 · 9:00 PM

    Hump Day Laughs!! *Duo Comedy Show*

    4 Astorians

    Hey let's get together this Wednesday to have some great laughs with some of NYC's best comedians. We always have a good hang before and after the show. QED has a great... Learn more
  • Dec 26, 2015 · 8:30 PM

    Local Speed Dating!

    3 Astorians

    Speed Dating - up to 15 dates in one night! No matter what your search may be, these events are held in a laid back, casual environment, so you'll feel more comfortable... Learn more
  • Dec 26, 2015 · 8:30 PM

    Long Island Speed Dating For Men

    4 Astorians

    Hey everyone! I bought ladies' tickets to this event, but do any of the guys want to check it out? These events are a great way for you to meet some new people. Maybe... Learn more
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