Finding Apartments for Rent in Flushing, NY
Finding apartments in Flushing, NY to suit your needs should be easy. Why? Because Flushing is an international Queens neighborhood within the City of New York, with something for everyone. There's a lot to do here, and it's easy to get from place to place via New York’s extensive metro system. When you live in Flushing, your neighborhood will include the new home of the New York Mets, City Field. City Field seats nearly 42,000 and is right on the 7 train. To truly experience and appreciate what a wonderful part of New York City Flushing is, you really have to live there. Look into several different Flushing Apartment communities to discover which best suits your needs. Two of the most sought after neighborhoods in the area are Bowne St and Jackson Heights.
Cultural Attractions in Flushing, NY
Few neighborhoods are as rich in culture as Flushing. Fewer still can boast their own botanical garden, zoo and historical society. The Queens Historical Society is a well-known Flushing organization that researches and records issues that have influenced the history of Queens. The Society preserves and maintains information and educates the more than two million people who live there. The City University of New York’s Queens College is also located in Flushing.
Queens Botanical Garden is a 39-acre lush green sanctuary located in Queens. Gardens include a Fragrance Walk, Woodland & Wetland Garden and Herb Garden. There are workshops for people of all ages. You can learn about composting, tree care, photography and much more. The Queens Botanical Garden is on the 7 train Main Street Flushing stop.
Queens Zoo is located on the grounds of the 1968 World’s Fair. This 13 acre zoo is a small but charming home to many North American animals including bison, bears, coyotes, otters, raccoons and wolves. There’s also a children’s zoo with barnyard animals. If you obtain New York Zoo membership, you can visit any of the zoos throughout the city as well as the aquarium, free of charge.
Shopping in Flushing, NY
When you visit Downtown Flushing for any of your shopping needs, you’re likely to find whatever you’re looking for. From Chinese herbs, to groceries or hardware, it’s all there. There’s a genuine small town feel to Downtown Flushing, with its brick buildings and narrow streets.
Queens Crossing Mall is relatively new and located in a single structure. It’s the most upscale place in Flushing to shop. Visit the World Book Store on Main Street to find books, magazines, children's Chinese books and games for sale. Magic Castle sells fun Korean pop culture including toys, stickers and inexpensive hair accessories for teenage girls. Popular national retailers like Benetton Outlet and Old Navy are in the area as well.
Dining in Flushing, NY
Flushing is a melting pot of ethnicities and now has more Chinese residents than New York’s China Town. Flushing residents can enjoy their food of choice, available from hundreds of dining venues throughout the neighborhood. Some have been located in the area for generations. Bagels and kabobs are healthy fast foods that don’t get more delicious or inexpensive anywhere else. Bagel Oasis has old fashioned, wonderfully fresh, all natural bagels for sale 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They’re always there whenever you’ve a craving for freshness. On Main Street Flushing you can enjoy fabulous chicken, beef or lamb kabobs for a mere $1. Don’t miss the xinjiang-bbq-cart in flushing. San Soo Kap San has sushi, BBQ and Korean fare. It’s located on Union Street in Flushing.
Weather in Flushing, NY
Flushing, NY weather is fairly typical throughout the year. There are 46 inches of rain per year in Flushing. US average rainfall is 37 inches. Average yearly snowfall in Flushing is 24 inches, just about the same as the national average. There are 113 rainy days per year and 200 sunny days per year. The high for July is about 86 degrees F, while the January low is 26 F. The comfort index is based on humidity during the summer. At 47, Flushing is just a bit more comfortable than the US average of 44.View Apartments in Flushing, New York
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