Out: The neighborhood here is very mixed, ethnically; not surprising for
There are some large brick apartments nearby and plenty of stores. Many are not open yet (9 a.m.) but still looks pretty pleasant in general; very middle class and mostly residential off of
Queens Blvd. Strangely, there is a large office tower directly on top of the station; I guess it could be considered convenient.
In: Took the train all the way out to Queens on the E express to explore the stops out here and then work my way back towards
. The layout here is two platform, four track, with local (R/V) and express (E/F) access. The station looks old and dirty, and it is the last stop for the R and V. There are dirty white tiles on the wall with a sea green tile stripe. There are also sea green metal columns by the platform edge. Even though it’s not too late in the day, it is HOT in here! The mezzanine is long and dimly lit. The Manhattan-bound platform is packed with commuters waiting for the express train. Manhattan