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Queens: What to Do, Where to Go (and How Not to Get Lost) in New York's Undiscovered Borough

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Discover Queens, New York City's Best-Kept Secret!

Manhattan is touristy; Brooklyn is turning mainstream; and Queens is now the up-and-coming borough in New York. With food from every corner of the world, major sporting venues, quirky nightlife, and rich history and cultural institutions to boot, Queens has just about everything a visitor could want. This handy reference ex
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Paperback, 336 pages
Published October 31st 2006 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Viridian5
Jun 14, 2012 Viridian5 rated it it was ok
Disclaimer: I am a Queens native, born here and spent ages 0-8 and 23-present here.

Queens: What to Do, Where to Go (and How Not to Get Lost) in New York's Undiscovered Borough had a lot of interesting things I hadn't known or heard of before--Queens is big--but also some problems for me. One is that Freudenheim occasionally groups things in odd ways. Here are the ones that jumped out at me: Juniper Valley Park (Middle Village) is in the Ridgewood(!) section, which is especially odd since it'd m
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Marci
Jun 18, 2010 Marci rated it really liked it
I figured as long as we were living here I should really find out what there was to do. Glad I checked this book out! Did you know that Louis Armstrong lived not too far from me and they have tours of his house?! Or that there is a velodrome where my boys might be able to learn competative bike racing for free this summer? Or that the 7 line is a National Historic Trail? Some things don't seem too practical to drag my family to but I think we'll definitely be checking out the Museum of the Movin ...more
Ian Hardouin
Dec 28, 2012 Ian Hardouin rated it really liked it
A bit dated now, but many of the cultural institutions profiled are still alive and kicking.
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