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Only in Queens: Tasting Our Way Through New York’s Most Diverse Borough

Oct 4—Oct 7, 2019

Manhattan may have name-brand recognition and Brooklyn a certain cache, but Queens is the city’s largest and most diverse borough. Join us, October 4-7, to dig into Queens’ rich neighborhood life.

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The Great Forgotten Garden Party, 2018.
Jul 21
Yonkers, New York

The Great Forgotten Garden Party

Atlas Obscura's paramount summertime event: An extravagant outdoor gala celebrating the beauty, history, and mythos of America's Greatest Forgotten Garden.
Long Island Expressway.
Jul 24
Brooklyn, New York

New York's Infrastructure Creek

A behind-the-scenes and under-the-bridges tour of Brooklyn and Queens.
Fort Tryon Park.
Aug 2
New York City, New York

Medieval Herbs and Remedies: Foraging in the Shadow of the Cloisters

Learn to spot medicinal herbs and edible berries right in your own urban backyard with 'Wildman' Steve Brill.

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