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Long Island City and Astoria, Queens NY: Unsung but Not for Long

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 02.09.2017 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Unlike Huntington, Port Jeff, The Hamptons, and the rest of Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island City and neighboring Astoria reside in the borough of Queens, one subway stop from mid-town Manhattan and right on the East River.

Astoria Characters: On the Street Where I Live

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Astoria isn't Mayberry or even Lake Wobegon. It's more like Alice's Wonderland, but you don't have to go down a rabbit hole to get here. Astoria comes to you, and once it grabs you, it never lets you go.