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Jackson Heights, Queens

Jackson Heights in western Queens is famous for its garden apartment buildings and its diversity. Discover Jackson Heights' past and present in these articles and photos.

Jackson Heights Restaurant Picks
Reader picks for Jackson Heights in Queens, New York

Jackson Heights - Neighborhood Profile
Jackson Heights profile covering housing, real estate, dining, and local organizations.

Photos of Jackson Heights Historic District
Jackson Heights started in the 1920s as a planned community of novel cooperative apartment buildings, designed to let in plenty of light and air, and often with a private, interior garden. Enjoy these photos of Jackson Heights Historic District.

Pio Pio - Restaurant Review
Review of Pio Pio, a festive Peruvian restaurant in Jackson Heights, Queens, that serves roast chicken, and is a worthy of a family occasion. With two colorful levels, several dining areas, and a back patio, Pio Pio handles big weekend crowds of families and friends. Though the menu is simple -- just roast chicken, seafood, and sides -- the food is cooked perfectly, served promptly, and priced reasonably. And Pio Pio's green hot sauce is in a word, addictive.

Jackson Diner - Restaurant Review
Review of the famed Jackson Diner, one of the best Indian restaurants in New York City.

Little India in Jackson Heights
A walking tour of Little India, a South Asian enclave in Jackson Heights.

Latin American Restaurants and Eats in Jackson Heights - An Eating Tour
A tour of Latin American restaurants, bakeries, and markets in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York.

Directions to Jackson Heights by Mass Transit or Car
How to reach Jackson Heights by subway, bus, car, or train.

Arunee Thai - Restaurant Review
Arunee Thai in Jackson Heights serves the classic menu of a Thai eatery in America to a tee.

Jackson Heights Beautification Group
Community organization working to improve the neighborhood. Organizes annual events including Halloween parade and historic district tour.

Shopping in Jackson Heights, Queens
Window shop for saris and 22k gold jewelry on 74th Street in Jackson Heights, or check out an Indian and South Asian import shop for everything from furniture to incense.

Bollywood in Queens: Shopping for DVDs in Jackson Heights
Jackson Heights is a great neighborhood for stocking up on Bollywood films and music. Bollywood is the name for the Indian film industry, and the many titles it produces annually. It is the second largest motion picture industry in the world, and its masala-style films invariably include plenty of song and dance.

Burmese Cafe - Restaurant Review
You like big things in small packages? The tiny Burmese Cafe in Jackson Heights, Queens, wows the taste buds with expertly prepared Burmese cuisine. The casual, inexpensive Burmese Cafe is highly recommended for anyone wanting to sample a cuisine little known in New York City but with a great depth of taste.

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