The people are beyond nice and never fail to help you when necessary. There are many families living in this area since their children attend one of the many schools in the area. Little Neck is a neighborhood that really feels like a strong knit community with the mix of chain stores and family-owned businesses.Read 20 Reviews, Current Resident: The most accepting Indian community with so many friendly people! The beach is one of the most beautiful on the east coast. You’ll have no problem driving around this neighborhood to reach the area’s parks, shopping centers, and race track. Overlooking the East River, you can almost reach out and touch the Empire State Building. This place is a dream come true for anyone anywhere with affordable housing, places to eat, and easy commute to anywhere people want to go. Full of Tudor-style homes and large yards, this is a quiet and safe community for families and professionals. The neighborhoods is incredibly diverse and even though it is historically Irish, there are people from every continent living here, which also means you can get some great food! Rockaway Beach is the only legal surfing beach in the city, and there is plenty of sand for sunbathing. Astoria Park is also awesome during the warmer months!Read 201 Reviews, Current Resident: Moved to KG a few months ago. #35 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #39 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #42 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #43 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #44 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #49 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #52 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #54 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #55 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #58 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #59 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #62 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #63 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #65 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #66 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #67 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #68 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #70 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #72 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #76 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #81 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #82 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #83 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #90 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, #97 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City, Niche requires Javascript to work correctly. Movies were at the Utopia Theater. Welcome to Glendale, a neighborhood characterized by tree-lined streets, giant grocery stores with full-sized parking lots, and detached houses with backyards. This family-friendly Queens neighborhood is well-liked by residents for its safe streets, ample parks, and great schools. It has everything a neighborhood needs. There isn’t a constant worry of having your tires stolen or not having a parking space on the way home. Choose from apartments, condos, or co-ops in three-story walk-up buildings. The greenery is so beautiful here, there’s flowers and trees everywhere. Entertainment options are somewhat limited in this part of Queens, but Forest Hills amenities are nearby. What I love most about being a part of Flushing is meeting people of all color, background, and beliefs! To an uncommoner, Fresh Meadows might not look special since all the houses and buildings look the same. You know all the … The greenery is so beautiful here, there’s flowers and trees everywhere. Shopping can be easily done at Lake Success shopping center or any of the other malls nearby. My family and I have lived in Hollis Hills for almost 20 years and we love it. Almost half of Queens residents are immigrants, and its neighborhoods reflect this diversity. BEAUTIFUL, kind community - strangers are extremely polite!!! Most jobs and schools in all of NYC including Manhattan are available to people living in the area, and it is very scenic and full of parks. Rentals range from $1,000 to $2,000 per month, while sales are $600K or more. The community is relatively quiet and pleasantly diverse. I feel safe and I love walking around at night because of how peaceful it is. I just got my lease renewal, here in Long Island. What I love most about being a part of Flushing is meeting people of all color, background, and beliefs! I have been attending school in Long Island City for almost 4 years and my experience in the area has been great. I feel very safe to go out and in my 17 years of living, never heard of any occurrence of a crime. I almost have to pinch myself whenever I cross the bridge home. I feel safe and I love walking around at night because of how peaceful it is. So despite its lack of some things, getting to an area that has what you're looking for is generally simple. Anyone that has the opportunity to be in L.I.C should take it! Queens Neighborhood Map broken down by the different sections of Queens. The area is saturated with schools, from elementary to a community college. The zone middle schools in this area are much better than IS237 in Flushing. Very convenient neighborhood. From the time of the inception of the ZIP Code system until 1998, the postal zones of Queens and western Nassau County—whose secession from Queens County in 1899 did not affect postal routes—were organized based on which main post office routed the neighborhood's postal mail. Explore the best neighborhoods to live in the U.S. based on crime, public schools, cost of living, job opportunities, and local amenities. Long Island City. Ranking based on data from the U.S. Census, FBI, BLS, CDC, and other sources. Houses sell for about $400K and have lower tax rates than suburbs outside of New York City. #35 Best Neighborhoods to Live in New York City. I was born in 1958 in Jamaica Estates and moved out of there in 1972. It is a calm environment that is ideal for completing school work. There are cafes that opened up in Little Neck and many people from other neighborhoods come here to relax and to study. The most accepting Indian community with so many friendly people! I’m near every mode of transportation, so whenever I want to go to Manhattan, it’s only 30 minutes away by train. I lived on Kent St and my grandfather owned a 4 bedroom house. The area is known for Bell Boulevard where there are many restaurants/bars and is considered the meeting place for many locals and even other Queens residents.Read 142 Reviews, Current Resident: I moved into Whitestone almost two years ago from South Flushing. The parks are amazing. It is a vibrant ever changing neighborhood with new businesses opening every few months. The neighbors are always ready to give me a helping hand whenever I need it. Hopefully, in the near future, I would life Fresh Meadows to create community activities like they did many years ago. While it's not one of the "trendy" neighborhoods like Williamsburg or Astoria. The area today has received an influx of the younger generation.