Best known as a transportation center connecting parts of NYC to John F. Kennedy International Airport, this enclave contains a patchwork of cultures, including immigrants from India, the Caribbean, Bangladesh, Nigeria and Sri Lanka. The local cuisine reflects that heritage, with a collection of international groceries and restaurants along Liberty Avenue. The neighborhood also features the 200-year-old King Manor Museum, a National Historic Landmark and the former home of Rufus King, a New York senator and signer of the Constitution.
These neighborhoods' parks, beaches and trails offer outdoor adventures, great events and waterfront views right here in NYC.
The Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge is perfect for families in search of a day trip, for bird-watchers and ornithologists, or any lover of nature. Throughout the summer, boat tours are offered of the Jamaica Bay area as well. There are also kayaking tours that take place in and around Jamaica Bay during the summer months.
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Don't stress waiting for taxis or bus transfers to New York City's busy airports. Instead, ensure peace of mind with a great-value private transfer from your Manhattan accommodation to JFK International Airport (JFK), Newark International Airport (EWR) or La Guardia Airport (LGA). Reach the airport relaxed and in time for your flight!
Don't stress about finding a taxi at one of New York City's busy airports. Instead, book a great-value private car in advance, and enjoy a smooth, affordable, on-time private transfer from JFK International Airport (JFK), Newark International Airport (EWR) or La Guardia Airport (LGA) to your desired Manhattan location.
Ahead of a long flight, the last thing you want to do is find a cab and pay an exorbitant fee to get to the airport. Take the easy way with a pre-purchased transfer from your home in Manhattan to Newark, La Guardia or JFK Airport.
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After a long flight home, the last thing you want to do is find a cab and pay an exorbitant fee. Take the easy way with a pre-purchased transfer from Newark, La Guardia or JFK Airport to your home in Manhattan.
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After a long flight, the last thing you want to do is find a cab and pay an exorbitant fee. Instead, take the easy way with a pre-purchased shared transfer from JFK, Newark or La Guardia airport to your Manhattan hotel. Transfers operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in modern, comfortable vans operated by a team of professional, trained and courteous drivers who know New York City.
Funded by the rapper's G-Unity Foundation and administered by the New York Restoration Project (NYRP), the Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson Community Garden in Jamaica, Queens, boasts a variety of fruit trees, including peach, apple, plum, cherry and nectarine, which, gardeners say, does surprisingly well in the Northeastern climate.