Bayside is a suburban neighborhood located in northeastern Queens. Its geographical boundaries are: Francis Lewis Boulevard to the west, 233rd Street to the east, Grand Central Parkway to the south, and Cross Island Parkway/Little Neck Bay to the north.
Neighbooring communities include Douglaston and Little Neck to the east, Flushing, Queens and Whitestone, Queens to the west, and Oakland Gardens to the south. The neighborhood of Bayside Hills is considered a neighborhood within Bayside.
Bay Terrace is a garden apartment community located in the north section of the neighborhood. The Bay Terrace Shopping Center is also located here providing many shops and restaurants. Major highways include the Long Island Expressway, Clearview Expressway, and the Cross Island Parkway. Bayside has a Long Island Railroad station just off Bell Boulevard providing a quick and easy commute to and from Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan and various parts of Long Island. The Bayside LIRR station is part of the Long Island Rail Road's Port Washington Branch.
Bell Boulevard is well known for many quality shops, restaurants, bars and pubs. These attractions have attracted many people throughout Queens and Long Island, who enjoy the small-town vibe and the close proximity of bars, lounges, restaurants and shops to each other.
Bayside is part of the New York City Department of Education's District 26, the highest performing school district for grades K-9 in all of New York City. The district includes 20 elementary schools and 5 middle schools.
To read more about Bayside, Queens visit the Wikipedia page for Bayside.
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