11/08/12 11:00am

ganesh-hindu-temple-flushing-queens

Image source: shawnzam on Flickr

In their search for the best dosas in NYC, we hope the Dosa Hunt crew stopped at the canteen in the basement of the Ganesh Temple (GMAP), which happens to be next to Dosa Hutt. One of the most interesting buildings in Flushing, Šri Mahã Vallabha Ganapati Devasthãnam is a Hindu temple and community center with a modest-looking eatery in its basement, next to the gift shop. (more…)

07/18/12 3:00pm

Yoga in the Park Queens

Image source: Flickr Creative Commons – user lululemonathletica

 

We’re seeing yoga studios pop up all over Queens; clearly the craze has hit the borough. In practically every neighborhood from LIC to the Rockaways, there’s something for everyone — including young kidswomen who are expecting, and seniors with limited mobility. And if you’ve ever used high cost as an excuse not to join a yoga or fitness class, then the jig is up. Here’s our guide to shaping up with minimal impact on your budget.

Socrates Sculpture Park (free, summer): yoga, tai chi, capoeira (GMAP)

Zumba in the Park, Astoria Park (free, summer): zumba (GMAP)

78th Street Play Street, Jackson Heights (free, summer): yoga, pilates (GMAP)

Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk (free, summer): yoga, zumba, walking (GMAP)

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