This March 9, 2013 photo shows visitors at Astoria Park in the New York City borough of Queens. It's one of several waterfront parks in Astoria and the adjacent neighborhood of Long I

 

              This March  9, 2013 photo shows visitors at Astoria Park in the New York City borough of Queens. It
This March 9, 2013 photo shows visitors at Astoria Park in the New York City borough of Queens. It's one of several waterfront parks in Astoria and the adjacent neighborhood of Long Island City. The area also offers museums, a variety of ethnic restaurants and moderately priced hotels with easy access to Manhattan. The photo also shows the Triborough Bridge connecting Queens with the Bronx across the water. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)