The neighborhood of Woodside is situated in the city of New York, New York.
Woodside is a great neighborhood for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding dynamic places is very easy in this neighborhood. Despite the fact that there are few nearby entertainment venues, there are usually a very large number of people around, and with its about 20 bars, there are options for nighttime activities. Main streets, such as Skillman Avenue, are very good for those who like going out. Greenery is quite prominent in this area; there are a few green spaces close by for residents to check out and they are very well-distributed, making them easy to reach. In addition, residents will find that there are many tree-lined streets.
Many of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Woodside, while small apartment buildings and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. This part of New York has a variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home and 30% are owners. A majority of the houses available in the housing market in this neighborhood were built prior to the 1960s, when most of the housing growth took place.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are usually accessible within a very short walk from anywhere in Woodside. Over 50 supermarkets are situated close by, and the best choice can be found on streets such as 57th Street. Moreover, there are over 150 restaurants and about 20 coffee shops to enjoy in Woodside. Home buyers benefit from countless nearby clothing stores, for instance on 61st Street. As far as education is concerned, in Woodside, residents will almost always be able to access primary as well as high schools by walking. Residents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
This area does not demand use of a car because several other modes of transportation are available. Woodside is very transit friendly owing to many nearby rapid transit stations on the 7 | Flushing Local Line, 7X | Flushing Express Line, R | Broadway Local Line, F | Queens Blvd Express/ 6 Av Local Line, E | 8 Avenue Local Line and M | QNS BLVD-6th AVE/ Myrtle Local Line, and a few nearby bus lines. Walking is also especially convenient for property owners in this part of New York; all daily errands can be run on foot, and there are also a very large number of businesses close by. Woodside is reasonably bicycling-friendly as there are a good number of bike lanes.