48 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in Queens - Atlas Obscura
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48 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Queens, New York

Unusual Attractions in Queens


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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Only in Queens: Tasting Our Way Through New York’s Most Diverse Borough
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Financial District Graveyard.
May 29
New York, New York

Grave Robbing 101

Tour relics of the Financial District's cemeteries and learn everything you needed to know as an 18th-century body snatcher.
Sunset at Kingsland Wildflowers.
May 30
Brooklyn, New York

Kingsland Wildflowers at Broadway Stages Sunset Ecology Tour

Tour a thriving rooftop meadow hidden in one of Brooklyn's most heavily industrialized neighborhoods.
"Wildman" Steve Brill in his element
Jun 1
The Bronx, New York

Of Railroads and Cattails: Urban Foraging in the Bronx

"Wildman" Steve Brill takes Atlas Obscura on an exclusive edible journey through New York City's third-largest park.
Mort Garson's Plantasia.
Jun 18
Brooklyn, New York

Plantasia at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

An immersive exploration of plants, music, and the reissue of Mort Garson's groundbreaking album Plantasia; with sonic artist and biophilic technology designer, Mileece.
Cuttlefish with movie ticket.
Jun 21
New York, New York

Cephalopod Movie Night With Science Friday

Join the Science Friday crew to celebrate Cephalopod week with libations and an immersion into the underwater world of these strange, tentacled creatures.

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