Nothing beats the holiday season in New York City. Crisp air carries a hum of excitement across the boroughs, with festive lighting punctuated by interludes of snow. The result is an atmosphere that brings people from all over the world to New York City – and more specifically, Manhattan. However, in Long Island City, locals are relishing a more intimate holiday experience, without the crowds. There are so many great opportunities to spread cheer, be merry, and be with loved ones over the next couple of weeks in Long Island City.