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Feb 20, 2014 07:00 AM

Places to write in Queens

Where are the best cafes, coffeeshops, etc. to write in Queens? I've been to Sweetleaf in LIC and thought it was pretty solid... where else? I've noticed Astoria is oddly lacking in this department.

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  1. Have you tried the Astor Bake Shop in old Astoria? There's even a library across the street if you need to do some research or use a printer.

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    1. re: Sloth

      Have heard good things but haven't been there yet... I'll check it out, thanks!

    2. Panera Bread by the movie theater in Astoria. I've spent a whole day at a table studying without any problems :-)

      1. I thought this blog was about food.

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        1. re: Sluggo1407

          You can eat in most coffeeshops last time I checked.

          1. re: leesky24

            That's what I figured you were looking for :-) By no means is it gourmet, but it's a decent cup of coffee at the very least. Hope this helps!

            1. re: leesky24

              No need to be snarky. Your original post said NOTHING about food, just where to write.

          2. Astoria is oddly lacking? In my mind, it's the only neighborhood left in NYC with a bunch of cafes- greek or otherwise- where you can sit for as long as you want nursing a coffee or something else- off the top of my head here are a few.

            Athens cafe
            Lefkos Pyrgos
            Bar Cafe
            Avenue cafe
            Grand cafe
            Cafe francis
            Martha's Bakery

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            1. re: quentinC

              Bakeway is another one...although it's dangerous...they have great fresh brewed iced tea and amazing pastries :-)