In the New York City Borough of Queens, Astoria remains a very nice area to visit. Astoria Park contains many nice areas to relax, play some sports, ride your bike or take a nice relaxing walk with the NYC skyline overlooking the triborough bridge. It's a beautiful place to visit in the Spring and Summer.
We followed the hotel's walking directions on our first night in New York, looking for a place to watch the Saints vs. 49ers playoff game. This was a hopping little place! Decor is definitely "roadhouse" - walls of wood, brick, or corregated steel, displays of empty beer cans and license plates, multiple TVs on the walls, and the waitresses - the...more
This place has been around a long time and the owner Ali Al Sayed has a good thing going it has a friendly family feeling and very tasty food. I tried to talk to him about Egypt but he would have nothing to do with that. He said if I want to talk about Egypt I would have stayed there -- New York now that is a city to talk about. Spoken like a true...more
love the food here , Have grilled octupus, saganaki and a whole grilled fish desert is on the house weekdays,, Fried dough in honey. Telly's is a place you go and feel at home ,, EXCELENT!!!! tHE gREEN SALAD IS PHENOMINAL! gRILLED OCTOPUS LIKE NO OTHER. tHE FISH IS SO FRESH YOUD THINK THE CAUGHT IT WHILE YOU WERE HAVING YOUR SALAD.more
Astoria is in the northwest corner of Queens, accessible mainly from the N elevated train on 31st Street.
This is the entrance to the Astoria MTA Train Station. Ditmars Blvd is the last the last stop in Astoria. This part of Astoria, is known as the Greek part of Queens. There are many Greek, Bulgarian and other nationalities here. This gives the area a european feel and great diversity. A must visit on your travel plans to spend a day in Astoria. Also to note that at this particular station there is a internet cafe located to the left once you go up the stairs.
It is the second oldest private home dwelling in America. It was originally built by William Riker in 1654-1656 through a land grant given to him by Governor Peter Stuyvesant (governor of New Amsterdam, later changed to New York when the British took over). The homestead at first glance seems like a normal home but once you get past the gates, it...more
Your best view of the great bridge is from Astoria Park, in Astoria, Queens. The bridge spans over 1017 feet between towers. Connecting New York City between the Pennsylvania and New Haven Railroad System between the New England States and the states lying west & south of the Hudson River.more