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Interesting places in Williamsburg - Long Island City - Maspeth triangle

Interesting places in Williamsburg - Long Island City - Maspeth triangle

Old Mar 15th, 2013, 08:31 PM
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Interesting places in Williamsburg - Long Island City - Maspeth triangle

Last day of our NYC trip, a friday, we plan to meet our friends driving from Long Island. We're looking for a nice place to spend a couple hours with them, before heading back to LGA for our flight back home. We're looking for a place in the Williamsburg - Long Island City - Maspeth triangle... Of course, any restaurant could do the trick, but at the same time, if there's an interesting place to visit together, that would be an added value... Thanks...
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Old Mar 15th, 2013, 09:28 PM
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east river ferry always attraction focus on visitor with as Long Island City.
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Old Mar 16th, 2013, 08:31 AM
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In Astoria/Long Island City, you have the Museum of the Moving Image http://www.movingimage.us/, PS 1 art museum (part of MOMA) http://momaps1.org/, the Socrates sculpture park http://www.socratessculpturepark.org/ and the Noguchi Musuem.
http://www.noguchi.org/

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http://goo.gl/maps/xBUBc
Have never been there, but Plaza Madrid looks good for Spanish/tapas and isn't far from the Socrates Sculpture Park and Noguchi Museum.
http://www.menupages.com/restaurants/plaza-madrid/
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Great, thanks..... Any places recommended closer to Williamsburg? I read about Greenpoint becoming very hip...
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Greenpoint is not what I would call hip, but it has been gentrifying for many years now. There have been a few well publicized home sales to some local celebrities. There are still enough remnants of its Polish past to make it an interesting area to wander around. I find it a very pleasant area.

Recommended eating place:

http://www.pauliegee.com/home.php

Also still a few Polish restaurants; if you are interested I will give you the names.
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