Things To Do In Long Island City

"Princess Particular," "Pirate Pete's Parrot," or "Katz'n'Dogz" for an Adult and Child or Acting Classes (Up to 64% Off)

"Princess Particular," "Pirate Pete's Parrot," or "Katz'n'Dogz"

The Secret Theatre

Audience interaction, musical numbers, and crazy characters ignite kids’ imaginations; classes develop improv and monologue skills

$29.34 $15

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Bleep! Standup Show for One, Two, or Four at 8 p.m. at the Laughing Devil Comedy Club (Up to 58% Off)

Ashley Strand presents Bleep!

Laughing Devil Comedy Club

Some of New York City’s edgiest comedians perform uncensored material during unadulterated standup event

$15 $7

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30 or 60 Minutes of Batting-Cage Practice at Astoria Indoor Batting Range (Up to 52% Off)

Astoria Indoor Batting Range

Long Island City

Choose from hitting baseballs or softballs in automatic batting cages; pitches reach up to 95 miles per hour

$25 $12

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All-Day Party-Supply Rentals at Carnival Parties (Up to 57% Off). Four Options Available.

Carnival Parties

Maspeth

Party add-ons range from carnival games to live magicians; all-day rental packages include a bounce house or a tent, tables, and chairs

$200 $87

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Four Weekly Two-Hour Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Nieves Latin Dance Studio (Up to 83% Off)

Nieves Latin Dance Studio

Williamsburg

Dance instructors lead one- and two-hour courses in styles such as salsa, hip-hop, ballet, and bachata

$55 $19

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One Month of Weekly or Twice-Weekly Children's Dance Classes at Cathy’s Dance Studio (Up to 65% Off)

Cathy's Dance Studio

Astoria

Atop the studio’s sprung hardwood floors, teachers impart dance styles from hip-hop and acrobatics to ballet

$69 $24

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$495 for $900 Worth of Personal Fitness Program — Power Move Wellness & Nutrition

Power Move Wellness & Nutrition

Long Island City

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$900 $495

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Visit for Two or Membership to Museum Of The Moving Image (Up to 53% Off). Four Options Available.

Museum Of The Moving Image

Astoria

Recently renovated museum with more than 1,400 artifacts on display; events have featured Martin Scorsese, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Rachel Weisz

$24 $14

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5 or 10 Children's or Adults' Mixed Martial Arts Classes at American Top Team Mixed Martial Arts (Up to 71% Off)

American Top Team Mixed Martial Arts

College Point

Martial arts instructors teach groups of children or adults effective self-defense techniques

$200 $59

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90-Minute Painting Class for One or Two or 5 or 10 Customized Classes for One at Artmazing Studio (Up to 45% Off)

Artmazing Studio

Multiple Locations

Classes lead students step-by-step through creating a full painting; sessions cover any desired artistic styles with choice of piece

$50 $28

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Watch a Flamenco and Tango Performance in a Photo Studio on Thursday, November 20

Flamenco and Tango Performance

Lektra Photo Studios

Globetrotting guitarist Gabriel Hermida and vocalist Yael Dray perform distinctive flamenco and tango music in a furnished photo studio

$40

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The scream of skidding tires and the screech of a horn precede the copper taste of adrenaline in your mouth as pigeons and sparrows lift from the sidewalks. Did the sound scare them, or the sight of an onrushing auto? Domenico Pinto doubtless pondered this same question when he established the Ferrari Driving School in 1968. Originally founded to help dyed-in-the-wool and immigrant New Yorkers drive more safely, the school has now expanded to usher more than 6,000 students a year through motorcycle-, truck-, and commercial-driving instruction. No matter the vehicle, Pinto and his family specialize in helping drivers obtain personal licenses and commercial certifications, and learn defensive techniques that help them avoid fender benders or accidentally starting a demolition derby.

3232 Steinway St.
Astoria,
NY
US

Molly Blooms's friendly staff pours imported and craft beers and slings hearty pub fare amidst warmly glowing chandeliers and rustic wooden accents in the pub's Victorian Irish-themed interior. Diners can fill stomach vacancies with a half-pound sirloin or turkey burger clasped between a locally crafted brioche roll ($7) or fillets of battered cod accompanied by a sea-salted mound of hand-cut chips and peas served mushy after reminiscing over childhood photos ($12). An extensive beer menu boasts imported drafts, such as rich Guinness ($6), and craft pours, including aromatic Delirium Tremens ($8). Tickle parched taste buds with a tart bottle of Crispin hard apple cider, naturally sweetened with fresh, non-sentient apples.

4313 Queens Blvd
Sunnyside,
NY
US

Cuisine Type: Tapas and Sushi

Established: 2014

Reservations: Recommended

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Number of Tables: 11?25

Most popular offering: Creamy edamame hummus

Kid-friendly: No

Alcohol: Full bar

Delivery / Take-out Available: No

Outdoor Seating: Yes

Pro Tip: Be sure to try one of our signature hand-crafted cocktails on our rooftop.

Astoria sits right on the East River, just a quick hop from the skycrapers of Manhattan. It's not always easy to get a clear view of those sights from Queens, but that's not so at Sunset Lounge. The rooftop bar sits on the 6th floor of an office building in the heart of Astoria, where it's easy to catch the last rays of sun falling over the city or the twinkle of nighttime lights from the Queensborough Bridge or the Empire State Building. A cool lounge vibe keeps the party going, with dimly lit spaces and leather seating indoors as well as a massive outdoor patio lined with couches. The same careful detail applies to signature cocktails made with top-shelf alcohol and the tapas menu, which supplies both snacks and meals to be shared with a group. Patatas bravas and calamari share space on tables with more modern twists that include sushi and CaribAsian fried rice with pineapple, ginger, and scallions.

32-72 Steinway Street
Astoria,
NY
US

Old-school mixes with new all over New York Dog House Kitchen & Bar: its old-fashioned wooden sign is stamped with "Est. 2012," and inside, its decor features old blue-and-white subway tiles spelling out the restaurant's name amidst pendulum lamps and exposed brick. This retro style extends to the menu, which has upscale versions of classic street food.

One of the highlights of the menu is the Classic NY'er, a knackwurst crowned with house-made mustard and sauerkraut. Pickled daikon and sesame chili paste top the Far East dog. Outside the realm of signature dogs, there's the lamb burger paired with hand-cut fries, flat-iron steak with wild mushrooms, and steamed mussels in saffron tomato sauce. You can also complement your meal with a craft beer or compliment it with a tasteful thank-you note.

During the warmer months, diners can enjoy their meals on New York Dog House's outdoor deck.

37-06 30th Avenue
Astoria,
NY
US

The martial art of taekwondo, a highlight of the Olympics since the year 2000, isn't just about flashy roundhouse kicks. Known by some as "the way of the foot and the hand," it combines combat and self-defense strategies with potent physical and disciplinary exercises that develop the strength necessary to kick through bricks, and the stamina needed to carefully piece them back together again. Fancy footwork is the forte of Blackbelt Taekwondo Center's head instructor, who in addition to his martial arts mastery has also taught dance since 1987. In classes geared for ages 4 and up, he instills students with confidence and energy to climb the belt ladder from white to black as they perfect taekwondo's physical buffet of rapid attacks.

74-02 Eliot Avenue
Middle Village,
NY
US

Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden's shaded confines have been around since 1910, and not much has changed besides the trees’ height. Guests still flock to the garden year-round to gather around steins of Bohemian brews and plates of potato pasta with sauerkraut. The chefs serve food straight off the garden's grills when the weather allows, and the result is an atmosphere that feels more like a backyard party than a restaurant. Rows of tables encourage socializing, and live music frequently adds to the revelry. On colder days, guests can linger in the hall or try to cram their feet into oversized glass boots for extra warmth.

29-19 24th Avenue
Long Island City,
NY
US

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