Our place is a 7 minute walk to the N/Q train at the Astoria Blvd stop. 20 minute train ride to Manhattan (30 minutes to Times Square). It is also a 5min drive from La Guardia Airport and a 40min drive to JFK.
In the neighborhood you will find great bars/restaurants such as Mosaic, Beer Garden, Taverna Kyklades, The Bonnie, etc. Astoria park is also a 3 minute walk away.