First Timer's Guide To Borough of Queens

First Timer's Guide To Borough of Queens

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You're in Borough of Queens for the first time ever. You've got 72 hours and an appetite for everything. Where do you start? Here's the answer.

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    Access 20 free wi-fi hot spots at Baisley Pond Park near the gazebo, playgrounds, and athletic fields, courtesy of Time Warner Cable. Visit our website for a complete list of free wi-fi hot spots. -- NYC Parks via Foursquare
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    This small shore break should really not be a surf spot but that's what it is. If you would rather have a short body surf rather than a 5s ride on a closed out wave, catch one in between the whistles. -- Zachary Tano via Foursquare
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    BEHIND THE ABANDONED HOSPITAL IS THE GAYEST BEACH IN NYC !!! ..... LOTS OF HOT NAKED MEN AND TRANS EYE CANDY !!!! -------- >>>> DO NOT LET THEM SEE YOU WITH A BOTTLE OF LIQUOR !! POUR IT IN A CUP -- Brooke Cerda Guzmān via Foursquare
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    The Unisphere, a 140-feet high stainless steel globe, was presented to the 1964 World's Fair by United States Steel. Today, it is Queens' most recognizable symbol and a centerpiece for the park. -- NYC Parks via Foursquare
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    Take the mound or round the bases still in their original positions, now set into the asphalt. -- Ben Fortney via Foursquare
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    Spot a palm tree at Rockaway Beach? Then you've found one of our new, solar-powered mobile charging stations, available all summer long. Charge up today and stay connected, c/o AT&T. -- AT&T via Foursquare
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    This is a Saarinen masterpieces. I love the texture of the wooden forms used to cast the concrete of the main structure. It looks smooth from a distance, but has an amazing organic texture up close. -- Mark Hayward via Foursquare
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    This is some of the most experimental artwork in the world. So when we need a serious shot in the arm of avant-garde, this is our go-to spot. There’s always something provocative on display. -- ThePurplePassport.com via Foursquare
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    Play a round of Rocket Park Mini Golf while you're here. Each hole demonstrates science concepts that NASA uses to explore space, like propulsion, gravity, escape velocity & more. A fun way to learn! -- NASA via Foursquare
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    Fort Tilden was actually predated by a blockhouse built in the Rockaways during the War of 1812, though there was no large-scale defensive installation on the peninsula until Fort Tilden’s arrival. -- Untapped Cities via Foursquare
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    The Rockabus provides nonstop transportation from Williamsburg and the Lower East Side to Beach - 84th St. and Shore Front Parkway! -- Rockabus via Foursquare
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