In the Neighborhood
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
The largest park in Queens (and fourth largest park in all of New York City) has a little something for everyone, from jocks to artists: green recreational spaces for baseball, soccer and cricket, playgrounds, skateboarding areas, handball courts, dog runs, the Queens Museum, the New York Hall of Science, the Queens Zoo, USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (home of the US Open) and Citi Field, home to the Mets.
Outdoors & Recreation
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatic Center and Ice Rink
The largest recreation center ever built inside a New York City park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatic Center and Ice Rink is home to an Olympic-size swimming pool with adjustable floor and diving tank for competitions, as well as a year-round NHL-regulation hockey rink.
El Hornero Bakery
This Colombian bakery is known for its savory selections, like traditional breads and beef-filled empanadas, as well as its sweets—an array of cakes and pies including tiramisu, Colombian-style cheesecake, mini guava pies, flan, la pastella blanca, (“white cake”) topped with dulce de leche and raisin cake.