In 2000 Time Out New York wrote of Astoria, “Residents love the fact that their neighborhood is not, and probably never will be, trendy or gentrified.” And that held true for another 10 years. Now, however, it’s the coolest part of Queens. Whether it stems from a Williamsburg spillover or just a belated appreciation, Astoria has become the locus of buzz-generating developments in real estate, arts and culture, and dining. Its longstanding cultural institutions as well as newer art galleries are on this walk. You’ll also pass by some trendsetting food and drink establishments, and you’ll see how other players—from hoteliers to landscape designers— have been making an impact on this historic, multicultural neighborhood.
New York, NY - Walking - Trail Length: 2.8