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SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK. The park is actually located in Long Island City, but is closer to the restaurants, shops and attractions of Astoria. Click on this link to view a story pertaining to Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City. Click here to see an Astoria Neighborhood Guide & Map.
TRANSPORTATION INTO THE AREA. 1) From NYC and Brooklyn. From Brooklyn, take the G subway to Long Island City / Court Square where you transfer to the #7 line and go one stop to Queensboro Plaza. Then transfer onto either the N or W going to Astoria / Ditmars Blvd. From NYC take the N or W subway lines, where it takes only ten minutes from Lexington / 59th. Click this link to directly to MTA subway maps or the MTA bus maps [FYI - slow loading pdf]. 2) From Queens. From Sunnyside take the #104 bus from 48th Street and Queens Blvd to travel along Broadway in Astoria. From Woodside take the #18 bus from 61st Street and Woodside Ave to go along 30th Avenue in Astoria. From Flushing - Take #7 subway to 74th St / Broadway and transfer to the V or R and get off at Steinway St. From Jamaica take the E or F going into NYC and transfer at Jackson Hts / Roosevelt Ave to the V or R and get off at Steinway St. 3) From LI: Take the LIRR to either the Jamaica or preferably the Woodside Station. From the Jamaica Station take the E to 74th St / Broadway and transfer to the V or R going into NYC. Exit at the Steinway St exit. From Woodside, take the #7 train to Queensboro Plaza and transfer to the N or W going to Astoria / Ditmars Blvd. 4) By CAR. From the BQE take Exit 40 [30th Avenue] or Exit 41 [Astoria Blvd], just prior / after the RFK Bridge [they renamed the Triborough Bridge]. Click this link for more detailed info on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway exits.
RELATED LINKS. Click this link to go to Astoria Neighborhood News / Astoria Restaurants Guide & Map / Astoria Shops Guide & Map / Queens & Astoria Events / Astoria Business Directory / Queens Buzz Front Page.