Dining in Jamaica, NY
It happens that sometimes you’re so busy there’s no time to prepare a meal or even eat out. Sangria in Jamaica is just one of the great local restaurants. You’ll enjoy dining at Sangria, where the warm and elegant atmosphere, wonderful food and moderate prices will amaze you.
City Rib is a newer sit down restaurant. It’s considered a great place for family fun with a ‘village’ like atmosphere. The menu is varied and appetizing. Sandwiches include pulled pork, brisket, grilled chicken, catfish and grilled salmon are served with fries. BBQ Sauce Wings of many varieties are served. Other entrees are grilled cajun ribeye, vegetable kabab and fried catfish.
Sagar Restaurant in Jamaica, NY serves outstanding Bengali and Indian food. If you’re in the mood for some spicy ethnic food that tastes like home yet is inexpensive, this is the right place to come. Hajir Biryani and chicken roast are a couple of delightful dishes you might want to try.
Cultural Attractions in Jamaica, NY
Hundreds of thousands of people use downtown Jamaica’s commercial, educational, and government organizations. Downtown Jamaica has a rich cultural history and an active cultural community centered on music, performing arts, visual arts and food. Years ago R&B legends and Jazz notables were centered in Jamaica. Today Jamaica is still a center for musical performance. Some of Jamaica’s cultural mecca’s are the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning , the Cultural Collaborative Jamaica, City University of NY’s York College Performing Arts Center, and the recently developed Jamaica Performing Arts Center.
Shopping in Jamaica, NY
Jamaica’s extensive transportation services support a thriving retail community, and are a magnet for out of state bargain hunters. Jamaica Avenue is packed with stores that include a number of large retailers such as Nine West Outlet, Gap Factory Store, K&G Fashion Superstore and Marshalls. Out of state folks find that Jamaica’s bargain stores offer a wide selection of high fashion look a like’s and home furnishings at a far better price than stores elsewhere.
Jamaica Center is New York City’s largest fashion district, where trendy clothing is available for bargain basement prices. It’s managed by Jamaica Center Business Improvement District, an organization whose goals are to improve the places where people work, live, visit, shop and have fun.
Transportation in Jamaica, NY
New York City’s JFK International, LaGuardia, and Newark Liberty International airports together form the largest airport system in the United States. Together they rank second in the entire world in terms of passenger traffic. Jamaica is home to two of these international airports, LaGuardia and JFK.
The Long Island Railroad connects Jamaica with Penn Station. Fares are a little pricier but much time can be saved on the 10.8 mile trip. Subway trains serving Jamaica are the E, Z, J, Q.
Weather in Jamaica, NY
Jamaica is very much a coastal area with mild coastal weather. Jamaica Bay has nearly 20,000 acres of wetlands surrounded by the Rockaway Peninsula and Queens. As you’re travelling out to JFK Airport, you’re likely to see the marshes typical of the area. Jamaica has a minimum average temperature of 50 degrees for at least eight months of the year. The Appalachian Mountains shield New York City from icy northern winds. Jamaica receives bountiful rainfall throughout the year, with an annual accumulation of about 45 inches. Hot and cold temperature extremes range from 107 °F to -3 °F. Winters are relatively mild compared with central and Northern New York State. Winter snow is common and blizzards may occur. Springs temperatures can fluctuate considerably. Hot and humid summers are the norm. Fall temperatures are very much like those of spring.View Apartments in Jamaica, New York
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