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Is Jamaica, Queens NYC’s Hot New Tourist Spot?

By Dana Schulz, Wed, January 14, 2015

Sutphin Avenue in Jamaica via Panoramio

Not yet, but that’s just what the new head of the neighborhood’s Business Improvement District (BID) is planning.

To realize her goal of turning Jamaica into one of NYC’s hot tourist spots, Rhonda Binda is organizing neighborhood tours and launching a series of pop-up installations that would focus on the community’s history and culture, as well as local artists. In partnership with the Queens Tourism Council, she hopes these offerings will attract both locals and visitors alike, especially those who have layovers at JFK airport.

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