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Jamaica, Queens

Jamaica in southeastern Queens is both a neighborhood and the shorthand name given to many neighborhoods in southeast Queens. Learn about visiting and living in Jamaica, Queens.

Restaurants in Jamaica, Queens
Restaurants in downtown Jamaica, Queens, tend to be fast-food, work-a-day spots, but there are a few places worth your stomach's attention. Here are a few, and we would appreciate hearing your picks as well.

Photos of Jamaica, Queens
Photo gallery of downtown Jamaica, Queens.

Southside Queens - 50 Cent's Southside Queens - a.k.a South Jamaica
Southside Queens is what hip-hop star and rapper 50 Cent calls his old neighborhood. It's more commonly known as South Jamaica, Southside Jamaica, or just Southside.

St. Albans - Neighborhood Profile
St. Albans is a middle-class neighborhood in southeastern Queens, New York. The neighborhood is famous for the jazz legends who lived in its ritzy enclave Addisleigh Park. These days St. Albans is home to middle-class African Americans and growing numbers of Caribbean immigrants and Caribbean-Americans.

Addisleigh Park - Photos of Addisleigh Park in St. Albans, Queens, New York
Photos of Addisleigh Park's beautiful Tudor homes. Addisleigh Park is a small section of the St. Albans neigborhood in southeastern Queens, New York.

Briarwood: A Neighborhood Profile
Briarwood is known by some as the "hidden gem" of Queens because it has retained a low profile despite its many positive features. This neighborhood profile covers real estate, schools, shopping, eating out, and more for Briarwood, NY.

Photos of Briarwood, NY: Queens Neighborhood Photos
These photos show the mix of housing styles in Briarwood, a neighborhood in Queens, NY. There are large "garden" apartment buildings, multi-family homes, row houses, and single-family dwellings, just around the corner from one another.

King Manor Museum - Visitors Guide to the King Manor Museum in Jamaica, New York
King Manor Museum is a quiet step back to the early nineteenth century admidst the bustle of downtown Jamaica, Queens. The museum, a Federal-era mansion, is in 11-acre King Park, the site of local concerts and events.

Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning
This nonprofit arts organization in Jamaica offers public programs at its landmark building, which houses art galleries, art studios, dance studios, a theater, and other arts spaces.

Black Spectrum Theater
Presents theater, concerts, and films examining issues of concern to the African-American community at 400-seat theater. Also hosts after-school programming.

Jamaica Hills - Neighborhood Profile - Queens, New York
Lear about Jamaica Hills, a quiet, residential neighborhood in central Queens.

Jamaica Estates - Queens, New York Neighborhood Profile
Jamaica Estates is an affluent neighborhood in central-eastern Queens.

Hollis, Queens
Hollis is a working-class and middle-class neighborhood in southeast Queens, New York. It's east of downtown Jamaica.

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