Pomonok, Queens, New York City
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Pomonok is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. This large housing development in south Flushing was built in 1949 on the site of a golf course. The name comes a Native American word for eastern Long Island, and means either "land of tribute" or "land where there is travelling by water".
Flushing is a 30-minute plus commute on the 7 subway to midtown Manhattan from the Main Street terminus. The Long Island Rail Road also runs from the Flushing Main Street station to Penn Station - 17 minutes. Buses 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20A, 20B, 25, 27, 34, 44, 48, 65, 66, and QB1 serve Flushing. The QM4 runs express from Pomonok to midtown.
The Whitestone Expressway connects Flushing north to the Bronx, south to the Van Wyck Expressway to John F. Kennedy International Airport, and to the Grand Central Parkway and LaGuardia Airport. Northern Boulevard and Main Street are the big commercial streets.
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