Postcard from Queens

April 11, 2013 in New York City,Places,United States

One of my 2013 resolutions was to get out of New York City at least once a month. But between a whirlwind trip to Miami, the Bahamas and California for the second half of December and moving into a new Manhattan apartment on January 1, I simply didn’t have the energy (or the money!) to really get out of the city in January.

Aly Gill in Astoria, Queens

Instead, I decided to apply the spirit of the law and use it as incentive to explore a new neighborhood. I dragged Aly over to Queens, a borough that I had yet to step foot in. It was difficult to get to and very chilly, but we discovered some killer thrift shops, a cheap place to get our nails done and the cutest puppy ever. All in all, not a bad day–and a good reminder that plenty can be found outside of Manhattan and Brooklyn.

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What’s your favorite photo of Queens?

  • Never been to Queens before. But i heard there is some great places to try!

  • This is a resolution I have too!!! Also I lived in Astoria for almost two years and Its worth a trip! Amazing greek food, a rocking “Little Morocco”, its pretty awesome.

  • LOVE these shots!!!

  • camorose

    yes! really want to go back and try the Greek food, the Chinese food, the Korean food!

  • camorose

    Ohhh Little Morocco! Need to check that out!

  • camorose

    Thank you!

  • I didn’t get the chance to visit Queens when I was there in April. Next time. 😀

  • camorose

    I definitely need to explore more!

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