Queens Village is a residential, upper middle class neighborhood found in the eastern part of the Queens borough. The neighborhood is known for being a suburban hideaway, where residents are still provided with close and convenient access to the city. Queens Village is quiet but welcoming, neighbors are friendly and the diverse community is appealing to many newcomers.
Real estate in Queens Village largely consists of single-and multi-family houses found on smaller plots, but there is also a small mix of apartment buildings and co-ops to be found. Bellaire and Hollis Hills, to the south and north respectively, form the two subsections of Queens Village. Bellaire is the larger of the two subsections and Hollis Hills is a smaller, but more affluent, suburban neighborhood that mainly offers single-family homes.
Queens Village is home to several wonderful sites for enjoying the outdoors, including two popular parks, Cunningham Park and Alley Pond Park. Alley Pond Park is the second-largest park in the borough and features plenty of space for enjoying the day. The park also includes The Alley Pond Environmental Center, which is home to a library and a museum. Cunningham Park is one of the largest parks in Queens and home to a number of trails, sports fields, and even areas for your furry friends.
Shopping in Queens Village offers all the essentials, with plenty of pharmacy, grocery, and hardware stores. A number of restaurants can be found in Queens Village, including popular chains like Panera Bread and White Castle, as well as local favorites serving Greek, Jamaican, and other delicious cuisines.
There is no subway station within the neighborhood, but a Long Island Rail Road station can have commuters at Penn Station in just half an hour. The neighborhood provides easy accessibility to both the transit system and major highways, making it a popular spot amongst commuters.
Residents of Queens Village are served by the New York City Department of Education. There are a number of great schools in Queens Village, including P.S. 188, which is one of the best schools in the city of New York. Private schools, Catholic schools, and other alternatives to the public education system can also be found in Queens Village.
Queens Village is a modest, suburban neighborhood with a wonderful and diverse population. There a number of great resources and businesses in the area, ensuring that residents will always have access to fun and necessities. Queens Village is also a neighborhood known for being a safe and quiet place to live. The community is a wonderful and ideal place for families and commuters who want to live away from the busyness of the city.
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