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Climbing and Contempo in LIC

Queens-Long Island City

These are two of my favorite spots in Long Island City. Enjoy a morning or afternoon at MoMa PS1. Take in a new exhibition or peruse old favorites. Afterward get your heart racing over some indoor bouldering at The Cliffs LIC.

Ericka MittonEricka Mitton

Ericka is a writer and director living in New York City. She's a creative who loves working out, watching TV shows and eating delicious food in great company.

MoMA PS1Museums
MoMA PS1 is a contemporary art institute located in the Long Island City.
(718) 784-2084website
22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101

MoMA PS1 is one of the largest art institutions in the United States dedicated solely to contemporary art. No trip to Queens is complete without a stop at PS1. The museum always has interesting events and programming including an annual Halloween Party.

© photos courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art
The Cliffs at LICOutdoor Recreation
Large, colorful rock-climbing gym offering multiple faces & a rappel tower for adults & kids.
(718) 729-7625website
11-11 44th Dr, Long Island City, NY 11101

The Cliffs is an indoor bouldering facility in Long Island City. The aim is to offer the best indoor climbing experience and between thee climbing walls, routes, and amenities they are making a serious effort. The Cliffs has become a community of active climbing enthusats, newbies and plenty of hipsters sprinkled in.

© photos courtesy of The Cliffs

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