Kew Gardens: Tucked Away Yet Central With A Young, Laid-Back Vibe


Kew Gardens is a neighborhood that knows how to blend and balance. It mixes the old with the new, is quiet despite its location in central Queens, and has an old village vibe juxtaposed with a young crowd.

Tidy, well-kept lawns, storybook-style homes and quiet leafy blocks give the area charm. A stroll around the neighborhood will offer winding roads and hilly blocks where Victorians, Tudors and wood-frame homes are nestled. Even its main commercial corridors Lefferts Boulevard and Metropolitan Avenue exude a village-like aura in their architecture and friendly mom-and-pop establishments and chain stores, where the staff knows the regulars names. Continue Reading ›