Comfort Inn & Suites LaGuardia Airport
60-30 Maurice Avenue
Maspeth, NY 11378
Phone: (718) 457-5555
Fax: (718) 457-1111
60-30 Maurice Avenue , Maspeth, NY, US, 11378
- Phone: (718) 457-5555
- Fax: (718) 457-1111
Cultural entertainment at this theatre includes Spanish musicals, classic and contemporary Spanish drama.
Formerly called Winthrop Park, Monsignor McGolrick Park was renamed so after the then pastor of the local church. It is a popular recreational space located in the heart of Brooklyn. This dog-friendly park features a Shelter Pavilion, several playgrounds and a historic monument. The statue commemorates the people of Greenpoint who partook in World War I, and is an icon of victory and peace.
Newtown Creek Nature Walk is a walk-way, that was designed by environmental sculptor, George Trakas. It was built by order of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, as part of the restoration work being done on the city's waste-water treatment plant. The walk-way is about quarter of a mile, and is a good way of teaching its visitors about the city's waste -water treatment plan, through a look at its water digesters and settling tanks. Visitors also get to learn a lot about the city's history at Newtown Creek Nature Walk.
The Long Island City Courthouse is a historic court that is spread over 2 acres (0.81 hectares) of land. The courthouse features a criminal court, county court, the district Attorney staff, and the county sheriff's office. This place is known as a historical landmark, and is also added on to the register of National Historic Places.
McCarren Park previously known as the Greenpoint park, is spread over 35 acres of land covered with fields and paths. It is a great place to take the kids who will enjoy playing basketball, handball, football, kickball, soccer, baseball, bocce and tennis. The park has become a recreational place for the community. Locals enjoy playing around the Ericsson Playground which is complete with a jogging track, tennis courts, a soccer field, five baseball diamonds,more than enough space to keep you pumped. The McCarren Park Pool hosts live concerts and is another good place to check out.
Today street clocks are not popular as they were in the 19th Century, which is why a glimpse of one may be a marvel. Located on the sidewalk of Brooklyn's Greenpoint neigborhood, this street clock erected by the Bomelstein's Jewelers in the late 1800s is the last of its kind in the city. The store owned by Bomelstein's on this street is gone, but the clock stands proudly, serving as a city landmark.
PLAY is a children's enrichment and indoor play space in Williamsburg/Greenpoint in Brooklyn. A place where children can run around, play with other children, take music, arts or movement classes and just have fun.
An array of bird species and tribute to bison, elk, mountain lion and other wildlife are featured at this family friendly center.
The Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Our Lord is a landmark in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. This historic cathedral was erected between 1916 and 1921 and was later listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The founders of this parish were immigrants to America from present-day Poland. This building is one of the only examples of Byzantine Revival architecture in the state. Owing to its Russian lineage, the cathedral is designed with five domes, each mounted with gilded Orthodox crosses. The breathtaking interiors are replete with golden walls, high arched ceilings and intricate stained-glass paintings. It continues to be of great historic and cultural importance. Their website is updated with service timings, events and photos.
Greenpoint Shul or Congregation Ahavas Israel was established in 1893. It occupies two buildings, one of which was formerly a Congregationalist Church. Steeped in over a century of history, it continues to host sabbath services and holiday worship that are followed by the meal tradition. It also organizes several seminars and community events. This Jewish institution is the sole survivor of five synagogues that once called Greenpoint home.
This bustling and lively neighborhood in North Brooklyn was first occupied by the Dutch in the 17th Century, the British and Germans in the 18th and 19th, Italians and Puerto Ricans in the 20th and now all kinds of people from all over the world call Williamsburg home. Today, the area is mostly known for its hipster residents, however the neighborhood offers a mix of historical novelty and modern trends that merit a visit. The neighborhood is also at the forefront of development, both artistically and economically, and though many of its former residents have been displaced, old festivals like the Feast of St. Paulinus and traditions by many Hasidic Jews are apparent throughout. Apart from festivities, Williamsburg is known as a thriving hub for music, restaurants and style. During the 1980s, many clubs and music venues opened in abandoned public spaces. Its notable residents include Henry Miller, Barbra Streisand, Alex Turner and The Gregory Brothers. Truly, Williamsburg represents the vivid and vivacious spirit of New York.
Locally crafted wine, eats and special events venue.