Over the past decade, Manhattan real estate has gotten so expensive that everyone in New York moved to Brooklyn. But now Brooklyn has gotten very expensive, which means that people are fleeing to Queens, where real-estate prices are still relatively inexpensive.
New York City’s most diverse borough is also one of the world’s greatest places for food. Head to Flushing for Chinese, Astoria for Greek, or Jackson Heights for Indian. Chef and TV personality Andrew Zimmern told us that Queens is the best food city in the world.
It’s also got plenty of great culture, with the Queens Museum, MoMA PS 1, and the Socrates Sculpture Park.