Living it up in Jackson Heights.
Jackson Heights is among the most diverse neighborhoods in New York City offering a vibrant home for food, culture and community. Known as a destination for its highly acclaimed ethnic food - choices are endless… Indian, Thai (nearby Sriphapai is the best Thai in NYC), Columbian, Peruvian (visit Pio Pio), The Arepa Lady and many more. Other neighborhood favorites include Cannelle Patisserie, Bistro Eloise, the Queensboro diner and Farine Baking Company. All within walking distance from Hawthorne Court!
The Jackson Heights Green Market is open year round on Sundays from 8am - 2pm offering a seasonal selection of vegetables, fruit, eggs, fish, honey, chicken, pork and other speciality items from farmers in NY, NJ, PA and VT.
Choose from many school options right in the neighborhood each within 5 blocks or less - public (PS 69 is at the end of the block), charter (Renaissance Charter School), Private (Garden School) and Catholic (St Joan of Arc).
Travers Park, two blocks down the street from Hawthorne Court, is a 2.5 acre community park and playground. The park received a $6.5M renovation from the city which will be complete spring 2019. The area includes a great lawn, three playground areas for children of different ages, a basketball court, multi-purpose courts (tennis & volleyball) and performance stage.