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Old 07-13-2010, 07:00 PM
 
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I need suggestions on where to live. I have a part time job in Rockaway, Queens and part time school in White Plains, NY. The classes are 3 days a week at night. The part time job in Queens will probably expand in time.

Originally, I was thinking Brooklyn because I'm a young single woman and want to be near a social scene. However, the drive to White Plains 3 nights a week, might be to rough. Any suggestions?
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Old 07-14-2010, 10:01 AM
 
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Wow..thats a stretch in itself. You must really love that particular school..lol. Whats your budget? Because thats gonna be a huge factor.
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Old 07-14-2010, 10:13 AM
 
Location: New York City via Austin via Chicago
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Not sure of your budget but maybe Astoria Queens.
Reasons: Good social scene, vibrant neighborhood, good access to Manhattan, and decent prices. Also, conveinient to 278 where you can take it and connect with 287 to get up to White Plains. Traffic will suck though. Additionally, 278 connects with a lot of other expressways going east toward Rockaway, but again traffic will suck. Seems like a good middle ground though.
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Old 07-14-2010, 11:06 AM
 
Location: New York City
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That's an odd commute. Is the job in Rockaway really worth having? No place would be ideal, but you don't want to be in Brooklyn. If you have a car you can easily drive in into Brooklyn on weekends. If you're commuting and taking night classes you're not going to have time to go out in the evening during the week. It seems a waste to pay more money for a longer commute to live in a neighborhood you won't have time to appreciate.

Astoria is a good suggestion as it's convenient to the Triboro and has a lot of 20-somethings.
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Old 07-14-2010, 12:15 PM
 
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i suggest something near atlantic avenue terminal(north park slope, prospect heights)

this way your three subway stops away from and grand central and an lirr train away from the rockaways
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