As protests and social change have made their way across the United States, many of us are trying to find ways we can help make a difference in our local black communities.
The best way we can support our local black community in New York is quite simple – we can support our local black-owned businesses by dining at their restaurants or purchasing goods from their stores.
Breeze, located at 103-02 Astoria Blvd, East Elmhurst which is 18 minutes
from your Octagon apartment, is a simple, Jamaican-themed nook with counter
service known for their Caribbean fare and tropical juices.
At Jamaica Breeze, the chefs have been in the family and cooking for
generations and are experts in cooking items such as jerk chicken, ox tail, curry
goat and other homemade island favorites. Plus, they provide full service
off-premise Jamaican catering.
Snowdonia, located at 34-55
32nd St, Astoria which is 11 minutes from your Octagon apartment, is a cozy
gastropub serving upscale versions of bar food, such as burgers, as well as
The authentic Welsh restaurant is named after Snowdonia, a mountainous
region in Northern Wales. They fuse inventive cuisine and quality regional
craft beers, offering over 30 different varieties to satisfy every palate. They
also utilize local purveyors to source as many ingredients as possible.
103-02 Astoria Blvd, East Elmhurst, NY 11369
34-55 32nd St, Astoria, NY 11106