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Fourteen-month-old Aiden Sunshine motors around Travers Park in (Credit: Steven Sunshine)

Fourteen-month-old Aiden Sunshine motors around Travers Park in Jackson Heights. (June 15, 2013)

Jackson Heights, Queens

Well known for its bustling Roosevelt Avenue, Little India, a plethora of food trucks and ethnic eateries, there is also a softer, quieter side to the multicultural western Queens neighborhood of Jackson Heights.

Jackson Heights Food Court, 37th Road and 73rd
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Jackson Heights Food Court, 37th Road and 73rd Street, offers a variety cuisines. (June 15, 2013)

An Indian street fair in Jackson Heights includes
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An Indian street fair in Jackson Heights includes wares such as jewelry. (June 15, 2013)

Marcia Lobas, 43, and Elijah Warrington, 8, check
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Marcia Lobas, 43, and Elijah Warrington, 8, check out a book fair on 37th Avenue. (June 15, 2013)

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A food vendor talks to customers at an
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A food vendor talks to customers at an Indian street fair near Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights. (June 15, 2013)

Friends play chess in Travers Park. (June 15,
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Friends play chess in Travers Park. (June 15, 2013)

The temple Inner Peace is located at 79-24
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The temple Inner Peace is located at 79-24 37th Ave. in Jackson Heights. (June 15, 2013)

Table Wine, 79-14 37th Ave, sells a variety
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Table Wine, 79-14 37th Ave, sells a variety of spirits. (June 15, 2013)

Kids beat the heat at a fountain in
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Kids beat the heat at a fountain in Northern Park, at 93rd Street and Northern Boulevard. (June 15, 2013)

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A row of homes along 32-15 84th St.
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A row of homes along 32-15 84th St. between 32nd Avenue and Northern Boulevard in Jackson Heights. (June 15, 2013)

Jackson Heights resident Mallika Kundu, 37, volunteers at
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Jackson Heights resident Mallika Kundu, 37, volunteers at the garden outside of St. Marks Church. (June 15, 2013)

A flea market along 35th Avenue in Jackson
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A flea market along 35th Avenue in Jackson Heights. (June 15, 2013)

Jackson Heights resident David Murray, 10, plays along
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Jackson Heights resident David Murray, 10, plays along 80th Street in Jackson Heights. (June 15, 2013)

Fourteen-month-old Aiden Sunshine motors around Travers Park in
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

Fourteen-month-old Aiden Sunshine motors around Travers Park in Jackson Heights. (June 15, 2013)

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A shopkeeper on 74th Street in the Little
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A shopkeeper on 74th Street in the Little India section of Jackson Heights. (June 15, 2013)

Friends walk along Roosevelt Avenue on their way
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Friends walk along Roosevelt Avenue on their way to a Bangladeshi festival. (June 15, 2013)

Jackson Heights resident Jeff Orlick, 31, who has
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Jackson Heights resident Jeff Orlick, 31, who has taken people on food tours of the neighborhood for the last two years, likes to make stops at Kabob King on 37th Road. (June 15, 2013)

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