Queens is ‘Open House’ this Weekend

Queens is ‘Open House’ this Weekend

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State Sen. Joe Addabbo, Jr. (D-Howard Beach) at GallopNYC Sunrise Stables in Lindenwood.

By Michael V. Cusenza

More than 30 borough venues—from historic houses to brand-new buildings with state-of-the-art design and technology—will open their doors from Friday, Oct. 18, through Sunday, Oct. 20, for tours, talks, and performances during the 17th annual Open House New York Weekend, according to the Queens Economic Development Corporation.

Among the 32 Queens destinations opening their doors this weekend is GallopNYC Sunrise Stables in Lindenwood. GallopNYC provides horse education sessions and recreational riding lessons. GallopNYC also features therapeutic horsemanship for people with developmental, emotional, social, and physical disabilities.

Here are the other 31 places participating in OHNY Weekend: Amie Gross Architects, Long Island City;

Bayside Historical Society; Big aLICe Brewing Co., Long Island City; Bowne House, Flushing; Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm, Long Island City; Douglaston Village, Historic Douglas Manor, and the Douglaston Club; DSNY Central Repair Shop, Woodside; Edison Price Lighting, Long Island City; Flushing Quaker Meeting House; Fort Tilden, the Rockaways; Fort Totten Visitor Center & Water Battery, Bayside; Hindu Temple Society of North America, Flushing; Kepco Inc., Flushing; King Manor Museum, Jamaica; Krypton Neon, Long Island City; Lewis Latimer House Museum, Flushing; Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens; Queens Historical Society/Kingsland Homestead, Flushing; Red White and Blue Enterprises, Woodside; Ridgewood Reservoir, Glendale; Steinway Reformed Church, Astoria; Stickbulb, Long Island City; Stickbulb at RUX Studios, Long Island City; The Church-in-the-Gardens, Forest Hills; The Delson/Transitional Service for New York, Jamaica; The Noguchi Museum, Astoria; This Chick Bakes, Long Island City; Urban Archaeology, Long Island City; Vander-Ende Onderdonk House, Ridgewood; Voelker Orth Museum, Flushing; Welling Court Mural Project, Astoria.

OHNY Weekend opens notable Big Apple buildings so the general public can explore them and meet the people who design, build, and preserve them.


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