Since it’s surrounded by water on all sides, Long Island has always been known for its untouched beaches that feature scenic views and tons of amazing amenities. The North and South Shore are typically where these beaches can be found, but the borough of Queens has a few great ones, too. Here are the best Queens beaches where you can relax and cool off throughout the rest of the summer.
Summertime is especially busy for bars and pubs. Many folks head down to their nearest watering hole for an ice cold cocktail to beat the summer heat. Since these places are often crowded, few have air conditioning and even less have an outdoor space, your options are limited. That’s why we’re telling you about these rooftop bars in Queens, where you can enjoy a delicious beverage, a view and a breeze (if you’re lucky).
Astoria Queens has quickly risen through the ranks to become the borough’s hottest, most up-and-coming neighborhood. Located along the East River in northern Queens, Astoria has recently seen an influx of trendy restaurants, bars, art galleries and more. Come visit this popular neighborhood to enjoy all of the amazing ways to spend a sunny summer day.
Forest Hills Stadium, located at Forest Hills’ West Side Tennis Club, is one of New York City’s most historic concert venues. Throughout its history, it has hosted U.S. Opens, as well as some of the most popular bands and musicians of the 60s and 70s. This summer, you can see some of the biggest musical acts at Forest Hills.
Forget about Italy, everyone knows that New York City is home to some of the most authentic, delicious pizza in the entire world. However, most people don’t realize that other boroughs besides Manhattan and Brooklyn can make a decent slice. Queens pizza especially comes to mind. So, if you’re looking for a slice from the best, check out these Queens favorites that can go toe-to-toe with New York City’s finest pizzerias.
The bureau of Queens is one of the best nightlife hotspots in all of New York City. Specifically, the town of Bayside happens to have spectacular bars, clubs, and lounges. So, if you’re looking for some entertainment anytime soon, make sure you check out these amazing Bayside bars.
Queens is comprised of many unique, vibrant neighborhoods where there’s a seemingly infinite amount of things to do. During springtime, it’s rare that a week goes by without a fair or festival of some sort. This spring, check out these wonderful Queens street fairs.
Many people consider Manhattan to be the epicenter of the New York City food scene. However, these folks seem to forget about other boroughs like Queens, specifically Flushing, where you can find delicious food on just about every corner. Next time you’re in the neighborhood, check out these Flushing restaurants.
After their abrupt Wild Card exit at the hands of Conor Gillaspie and the San Francisco Giants, the New York Mets look to build off an underwhelming, injury-plagued season and regain the composure that took them all the way to the World Series in 2015. This season, check out these New York Mets games where you’ll see stars like Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and, of course, Yoenis Cespedes.
This time of year is unbeatable because we’re in the full swing of the March Madness NCAA basketball tournament! The first two rounds saw juggernauts like Villanova, Duke and Louisville fall while Cinderella teams like Xavier and South Carolina made it to the Sweet 16. Here’s a guide for where to watch March Madness throughout the rest of the tournament.