Queens, NY is the largest borough in the city, so in terms of real estate and overall charm, bigger does equal better! If Brooklyn’s rising rent prices have you hunting for a new place to call home, Queens has everything you could possibly be looking for. Check out major New York attractions like Citi Field (go Mets!) and green spaces like Flushing Meadows-Corona Park or the Queens Botanical Garden. Feeling peckish? Nosh on some of the most amazing seafood and baklava at the best greek restaurants. And if you love brunch, some of the best spots for pancakes, eggs benedict and bloody marys are located in Queens. Overally, the borough is chock-full of eateries covering authentic cuisine from Greece to Thailand. In fact, Queens Night Market (open late until midnight) is one of the best and most diverse food bazaars in the city—especially when you get a case of the late-night munchies. And don’t forget about Rockaway Beach, one of the top NYC beaches and places for outdoor drinking, surfing and laying in the sun. Here’s everything else you need to know about visiting (or living in!) Queens. Thirsty for the best activities in every borough? Check out the 101 very best things to do in NYC.
Queens, NY borough guide
Our guide to Queens, NY has the best brunch spots, outdoor activities, buzzy new bars and cheap apartments
The best of Queens, NY
The 14 best things to do in Queens
Check out these wonderful things to do in Queens, from historical museums to sprawling parks to trendy restaurants
10 things you didn't know about Queens
Unleash some hometown knowledge with these 10 lesser-known facts
The best hotels in Queens, NY
Sleep right in the heart of everything NYC’s largest borough has to offer with these best hotels in Queens, NY
Guide to Flushing Meadows–Corona Park
Discover the birds, the bees and a whole lot more at Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, the city's second-largest park
Warm Up at MoMA PS1
Warm Up is bigger than ever, with as strong a lineup of bands, DJs and producers as it's had in years
The U.S. Open tennis tournament
Get ready for all the tennis action you can handle at this year's U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing, Queens
Restaurants and bars in Queens, NY
The best Ridgewood restaurants in NYC
In Ridgewood restaurants, find the best rotisserie chicken, creative pizzas and luxe cocktails in Queens
The best Astoria restaurants
Looking for a great meal in Queens? Eat at all the best Astoria restaurants, from ramen shops to steakhouses.
The best brunch places in Queens
From bottomless brunch options to breakfast tacos, head to Queens for some of the best brunch around
The 10 best Queens restaurants
Hungry for some of the tastiest food in NYC? Feast your eyes on our menu of Queens’ top eateries.
Neighborhood guides for Queens, NY
Astoria, Queens, neighborhood guide
Astoria, Queens, has an ever-growing collection of bars, restaurants and shops, but which stand out from the rest?
Long Island City, Queens, neighborhood guide
This arty patch of Queens has excellent cultural institutions and a growing collection of bars, restaurants and shops
Ridgewood, Queens neighborhood guide
Don’t underestimate Ridgewood, Queens—the nabe has everything from indie markets to hip record stores
Rockaway Beach, NY, neighborhood guide
Hit the sand—without having to go too far—and take a trip to Rockaway Beach—NY's most budget-friendly attraction
Sunnyside, Queens, neighborhood guide
Sunnyside, Queens, proves Brooklyn’s neighbor borough is quickly taking over with standout restaurants, bars and shops
Latest news for Queens, NY
The first H Mart ever just reopened in Queens!
Head to Flushing to shop at the renovated destination.
A stunning new sculpture garden just opened in Queens
Here are the stories behind the making of each art work on display.
This year’s New York Film Festival offers a sneak peek at upcoming Oscar contenders
NYFF opens September 29 with some of fall’s buzziest indies.
NYBG announces a new ‘Alice in Wonderland’ -themed exhibit
It promises mind-bending experiences throughout the botanical garden’s iconic glass conservatory.
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