Explore your new
Long Island City
Stay in soulful Long Island City, 10 minutes from Midtown Manhattan
Just 15 minutes from northernmost Brooklyn and a few blocks walk from the nightlife of Astoria, The Collective Paper Factory is perfectly placed for city discovery. From suave restaurants and cute coffee shops to no nonsense breweries and street food vans; Long Island City is a melting pot of cultures. Visit museums filled with contemporary art; walk the Queensboro bridge into Manhattan; or cycle along the river to Gantry State Park and beyond.
Grand Central Station
JFK International Airport
Port Authority Bus Terminal
Check out our members’ favourite spots
Discover one of the most culturally diverse neighbourhoods in New York City. Explore community cafes, local breweries and contemporary art museums or spend an afternoon in the park, taking in panoramic views across the East River.
Our favourite spots
Sample decadent brunch, healthy vegan fare and Greek-style seafood, cooked before your eyes.
Try out top wine lists, laid back brewery beers, and neighbourhood bars with live performances.
Wander from leafy green parks to contemporary art museums and al fresco film screenings.
Our team’s recommendations
Our team loves testing out local spots, so they’ve got you covered.
Delicious organic delicacies, with lots of vegan and veggie options, just two blocks away
A Gastropub with great comfort food and a low-key ambiance.
Get the BBQ vegan ribs and order them extra crispy
My go-to place for a refreshing juice or smoothie. The ingredients are always super fresh
Via Trenta Osteria & Wine Bar
A cozy and romantic Italian restaurant with lovely wine & pasta, and great staff too!
This local cafe focuses on sustainable grains and makes one of the best rice bowls you'll ever have.