LIC is a highly coveted neighborhood with so much to offer, such as the Queens Library and MoMA P.S. 1, which is pushing the boundaries of art.
Socrates Sculpture Park is an outdoor museum on the northwestern tip of Long Island City, along the East River. Admission is free and you can easily spend an entire day roaming through the ever-changing exhibits. The park also offers outdoor movie screenings every Wednesday during July and August.