Hard by Kennedy Airport, Howard Beach boasts a sullen lagoon named Shellbank Basin with restaurants lined up along it. Lenny's is your best choice, a palace of "piss clams" (a/k/a steamers), conch, shrimp, and a lobster Sorrentino engulfed in red sauce.
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Cross Bay Boulevard is surely one of New York's most spectacular thoroughfares, sweeping over hummocks and open stretches of egret-dotted Jamaica Bay, past the precariously leaning shacks of Broad Channel, finally making solid groun...