Aqueduct, opened in 1894, and the sport of horseracing have both seen better days. It is almost inevitable that Aqueduct will become part casino in the very near future, so nowas the time to go and feel the thrill of throwing away two bucks on a swift nag named Princess Porkchop with the hopes of a hefty return.
Hours vary, call ahead.
Ever seen this sort of dim sum before? The black and white pearl shrimp dumplings at Genting Palace.
When my friend Mike Epstein (@mikepstein) heard a vague rumor about dim sum being served at Aqued... More »
Best horse track is a no-brainer, right? After all, who doesn't swoon for Belmont Park's beautifully groomed infield, magnificent bleachers, and storied history? Still, don't rule out Queens' Aqueduct Racetrack, a perfectly viable mile-and-one-eighth that brings thoroughbred racing inside city limits, perfect for a casual day of relaxing, low-stakes gambling. If that eventually grows tiresome, you can always jet inside to play the slots at the newly opened Resorts World Casino or head... More »