"Long Island City, Queens (not Long Island)" Long Island City by penpoison

Long Island City Travel Guide: 18 reviews and 18 photos

1. Long Island City is a neighborhood in Queens (a borough of New York City).

2. Geographically the island of Long Island consists of the boroughs of Brooklyn & Queens plus the suburbs of Nassau & Suffolk county.

3. Locally speaking Long Island is considered both Nassau and Suffolk County which have their own municipalities.

Link to find reasons reasons to visit L.I.C.:

1. PS 1 - Public Space 1 - contemporary art space has some interesting exhibitions and some great music during the summertime (weekends) by some fantastic djs.
2. Isamu Noguchi museum - world famous japanese sculptor/artist esp. Noguchi lamps
3. Socrates Sculpture Park
4. American Museum of the Moving Image

http://www.licweb.com

http://www.licnyc.com

http://www.licarts.org

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Museums, some out of the way galleries with an edgy undiscovered feeling
  • Cons:looks like an industrial wasteland at times
  • In a nutshell:More than meets the eye
  • Last visit to Long Island City: Apr 2003
  • Intro Updated Jun 5, 2005
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  • ronaldpk's Profile Photo
    Jun 24, 2004 at 10:00 AM

    The underground art scene has already left Manhattan. L.I.C. may become another alternative neighbourhood after the yuppies infested East Village and Williamsburg.

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