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Queens is the most ethnically diverse urban area on Earth

The Perfect Day in Queens


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Location: NY-New York City

Story Date: 5/18/2017

Author: Jessica B. Harris

Queens is one of the most diverse areas in the country; shops, restaurants, food emporia and more celebrate America’s new immigrant cultures ranging from Azerbaijani to Transylvanian. A subway ride to Astoria offers a quick visit to Greece while a few stops away the Indian sub-continent beckons; Trinidad, China, and others are accessible for no more than the price of a MetroCard. As one who grew up in Queens and remembers the more homogenous borough of the 1950s and 1960s, the multiplicity of cultures is truly astonishing.

Place Category: Attraction, Food & Drink, Shopping, and Sport or Activity

Story Category: Suggested Itinerary