3. Annis Flower Shop
3102 30TH AVE., ASTORIA
After months of time spent indoors, people are longing to be out and about
in nature. In addition to exploring our local parks, Astorians can make space for
greenery at home. The Annis Flower Shop has flora galore from cacti to dandelions
to roses. And if you’re feeling romantic but roses aren’t your thing, Annis also
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sells gifts like teddy bears and balloons.
4. Astoria Art and
34-04 30TH AVE., ASTORIA
From the sidewalk, this art shop
looks like a gallery, with paintings
draping the walls from top to bottom.
All paintings are made by artist
Gabriele Perici, whose work for over a
decade has adorned New York apartments.
Art enthusiasts and collectors
will find a gem here. Plus, for those
who broke out their acrylic paints in
quarantine, here's where you can get
your masterpiece framed.