• 5 Pointz

    Jackson Avenue @ Crane Street and Davis Street (You Can't Miss It),

    5 Pointz is an ongoing exhibit of living graffiti art covering a converted and now condemned warehouse. The art of famous and novice graffiti artists covers the building's facade.


    Informally open mornings and afternoons during the week and on weekends.  The 5 Point Gallery is open Saturdays from 4pm-8pm



    Permission to Paint:

    Contact Meres for an appointment (

    To obtain a permit, please provide a work sample (i.e. preferably a photo of a wall piece, or at least a sketch), so that we can properly place you.

    The most coveted locations are given to accomplished graffiti artists who create high-quality, conceptual work that displays great artistic detail, while the less visible areas are preserved for new and aspiring aerosol artists.

    The better the mural, the longer it stays up. Pieces and productions are typically left on display for anywhere from one day to two years, depending on the quality and effort of the work, as well as the pedestrian traffic level of its wall placement. Long-lasting, prominently displayed productions require a rough draft and demonstrate creative vision, a high-level of craft, and originality.

  • Andrews Grove Park (aka Shady Park)

    49 Ave. bet. 5 St. and Vernon Blvd

    Andrews Grove Park is a NYC Park and it was named for John F. Andrews (1896-1980) "to do honor to the memory of one active in the civic affairs of the Borough of Queens during his lifetime." Mr. Andrews was born in Long Island City.  Andrews Grove Park was originally set to be a school as early as 1900, but the BOE decided a school wasn't necessary!! 

    Monday-Sunday NYC Park Hours:

    Parks:    Sunrise to 1 AM
    Playgrounds: 8 AM to Dusk

    Dogs in NYC Parks

  • BANY

    10-57 Jackson Avenue, 718-383-2388

    Asian Fusion.  Happy Hour Everyday.  20% off sushi a La Carte & Rolls  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Dine-in and Take Out


    Monday-Thursday: 11:00 am-11:00 pm

    Friday-Saturday: 11:00 am-12:00

    Sunday: 12:00 noon-10:30 pm

  • Bella Via Bar & Restaurant

    47-46 Vernon Blvd., 718-361-7510

    Well known especially for their brick oven pizzas.  Bella Via restaurant also serves pastas, panini, veal and chicken entrees.

    Monday-Thursday: 12:00 pm-10:00 pm
    Friday and Saturday: 12:00 pm-10:30 pm
    Sunday: 3:00 pm-10:00 pm


  • Blend Latin Fusion Restaurant

    47-04 Vernon Blvd., 718-729-2800

    A Latin fusion restaurant that also does off-site catering.  Lunch, dinner, brunch and delivery are all available. 


    Monday-Friday 11am - 10pm

    Saturday & Sunday 10 am- 11pm

  • Blue Streak Wines & Spirits

    47-20 Center Blvd, 718- 706-WINE (9463)

    Wine, spirits, sake, accessories and events; Blue Streak has it covered.


    Monday-Thursday: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Friday-Saturday:   11:00 am - 10:00 pm
    Sunday:               12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Bricktown Bagels

    51-06 Vernon Blvd , 718-361-2428

    Bagels, coffee, Free wi-fi, tv playing and a seating area.


     Monday-Friday 6 am - 5 pm

     Saturday 7 am - 5 pm

     Sunday 7 am - 4 pm

  • Burger Garage

    25-36 Jackson Avenue @44th Drive, 718-392-0424

    The Burger Garage restaurant, serving the most delicious high quality burgers, fries, hand-dipped ice cream shakes, yummy dessert and more.  The Burger Garage says "you will always be served made-to-order food using the freshest ingredients in an upscale, welcoming and friendly environment reminiscent of the "golden days of service"  - a time when people not only had a love affair with burgers, America's iconic food, but with their automobiles, too."

    And it is said, they now have Gluten-Free beer and a Gluten-Free version of their Chocolate/Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treat. 

    Delivery, pick-up and ordering online


    Monday-Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm.

    Sunday: Closed

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