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When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local authorities with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the area(s) do revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors. Real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase/rent, or not, in specific neighborhoods.
There is an Express Bus Line that will take you to mid town. There bus goes on 6th. Ave. and 3rd. Ave. Seven days a week . Rush hour they are available very frequently ,off hours every half hour. It is the most convenient way into Manhattan.
You can also take a bus to Main Street Flushing, or drive to LIRR in Bayside (near by).... more