ASTORIA — The city is looking to draw more visitors to Astoria, plugging the neighborhood's museums, parks and diverse dining scene in its latest tourism campaign.
The famed Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden, beloved Greek eatery Taverna Kyclades and the Museum of the Moving Image are some of the local spots highlighted in city's most recent Neighborhood x Neighborhood installment, which promotes non-traditional tourist destinations.
The Astoria campaign was announced Thursday at a travel trade show in London, according to a press release from NYC & Company, the city's marketing and tourism partner.
"From the remarkable Greek and international cuisine to the fascinating cultural and arts scene, we are pleased to be promoting all there is to see and do in Astoria," Fred Dixon, president and CEO of NYC & Company, said in a statement.
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Recommendations include taking a visit to Socrates Sculpture Park, The Noguchi Museum or Astoria Park, grabbing a locally-brewed pint at SingleCut Beersmiths or sampling the neighborhood's many restaurants, from classic Greek to Middle Eastern.
"There is something for everyone in this bustling Queens neighborhood," Marty Markowitz, NYC & Company's vice president of borough promotion and engagement, said in a statement. "We encourage New Yorkers and visitors to spend a day in Astoria."