Watching the African Nations Cup in Astoria, Queens

From Africa is a Country Thu Jan 31 2013, 16:20:00

Steinway Street in Astoria, Queens is home to the largest Moroccan population in New York City and Casa Lounge, a Moroccan-owned hookah spot, has been the undisputed destination in the neighborhood to catch Morocco's Africa Cup of Nations matches this year. Needing a win to progress out of a surprisingly competitive Group A, the Atlas [...]

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