New Pizzeria Opens On Austin Street In Forest Hills | Forest Hills, NY Patch

FOREST HILLS, QUEENS — There’s a new pizza place in town.

Austin Street Pizza opened its doors this month at 71-63 Austin St. in Forest Hills, according to Facebook and Instagram posts.

Its pizza menu includes such offerings as a pie with vodka sauce, smoked bacon and caramelized onion and a four-cheese pizza pie with provolone, ricotta, fresh mozzarella and parmesan cheeses.

Other highlights include calzones, cannolis and Nutella-stuffed dough puffs called “gibbys,” according to social media posts.

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A New Home For The New Year!

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We Are Proud To Announce Our Newest Exclusive Property !

19 Groton Street, Forest Hills Gardens,

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Rare opportunity to purchase a fully renovated and impeccably maintained family home in the private community of Forest Hills Gardens – 4,520 total sq. feet featuring 6 bedrooms, 4 full baths, 1 half bath and a finished basement. This charming, free-standing, brick home has central air throughout, a wood burning fireplace, a rear garden and a 2-car garage.

The first floor entry, with a beadboard half bath and a coat closet, opens up into a generous living r oom centered around the fireplace with a beautiful, well-lit, built-in bookcases. The kitchen has granite countertops, high-end appliances, a heated floor, and custom-built cabinetry. It has a door to the driveway, allowing for easy unloading after a run to the grocery store. Original wainscoting with decorative plaster trim frames an inviting dining room.

A bright sunroom looks out on the rear garden. The sunroom door provides access to a fabulous blue stone patio for outdoor dining. The garden is private and uniquely generous for a house in the Gardens. The 2-car garage is electrified to support an electric car charger.

The three main floors of the house are connected by a striking bay window staircase. The second floor has 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The main bedroom is tucked away behind a separate hallway. The hallway is flanked by a walk-in closet with lighted hanging rods, on the one side, and a spa-like retreat with a two-person jacuzzi bath, a rain shower, and a heated floor on the other side. Each of the other three bedrooms is well-sized and will happily accommodate family members or serve as a comfortable home office. One of these bedrooms also features a custom-built walk-in closet. The second bathroom has a large glass shower and a heated floor.

The third floor has 2 bedrooms and a full bath. Both bedrooms have multiple windows and ample storage. The full bath features a glass shower and modern tile.

The finished basement adds a bright full fourth floor for play, exercise, and entertainment. It has windows on all sides, which provide plenty of natural light, FLOR tile carpeting, and a separate entrance. There is a pool table area, a media area, and room to exercise, as well as a kitchenette, a laundry room, a full bath and a sauna.

There are few homes in the Gardens with this combination of quality renovation and outdoor space.

Forest Hills Gardens was named a top-10 American cottage community by ‘Cottage Living’ magazine in 2007 and was one of the first, and most successful planned communities in the United States. The West Side Tennis Club, the spiritual and historical home of the US Open and a great place to meet community members, is less than quarter of a mile away. Forest Hills Gardens is a vibrant neighborhood with active volunteer organizations and a great spirit of community.

This home is a short distance to the LIRR in Station Square and E, F, M and R trains at the 71st/Continental subway stop and near dining, shopping and other services in the heart of Forest Hills on Austin Street and Queens Blvd.

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Congratulations!! Kew – Forest Is Voted One Of The Top School’s In New York State For 2021!

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FOREST HILLS, QUEENS — A Forest Hills school has been named one of the best private high schools in New York State, along with three others in the borough.

The Kew-Forest School on Union Turnpike ranked 54th on’s ranking of the best private high schools for 2021. It was one of four Queens schools that earned a spot in the top 100.

The Kew-Forest School earned the highest ranking on’s list of any Queens high school, while Manhattan schools made up all but one of the top 10 spots.

 Here are all the Queens high schools that made the top 100, with their ranking:

  • The Kew-Forest School, #54
  • St. Demetrios Preparatory School, #73
  • Archbishop Molloy High School, #95
  • Garden School, #97

The rankings are “rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education,” according to Niche.

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Winter Solstice ‘Christmas Star’: When To Look Up In NYC

Don't forget to look out for the 'Christmas Star of Bethlehem' on Monday | Witness

NEW YORK CITY — There’s no question: What happens in the sky the night of the winter solstice is sure to bring some joy in a year when it’s been hard to find in New York City. Jupiter and Saturn will dance in a planetary conjunction, lining up perfectly to create the illusion of a “Christmas star.”

The two bright planets have been visible in the evening sky for the past several nights as they move closer together, culminating on the night of Dec. 21, the winter solstice.

But if the solstice and the “great conjunction” of Jupiter and Saturn aren’t enough to get you outside, the Ursid meteor shower will offer a show of shooting stars at the same time.

The National Weather Service forecasts partly cloudy skies over New York City Monday evening and Tuesday morning.

The last time Jupiter and Saturn were this close together was in 1623, according to NASA. As the two giant planets traveled together across the sky, Jupiter caught up to and passed Saturn in the astronomical event known as the “great conjunction.”

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Forest Hills Gardens: Living A Suburban Life Without Leaving Queens, NYC

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Forest Hills Gardens is a residential community located in the southern part of the Forest Hills neighborhood in Queens. The land for the neighborhood was originally 142 acres bought by Margaret Sage from the Cord Meyer Development Company in 1908.

It’s one the first planned communities in the US and was designed by architect Grosvenor Atterbury. Modeled after the garden communities in England, this is a self-contained community has its own inn, garage, and post office. Additionally, there are many narrow winding roads throughout to help with traffic. As a result, the neighborhood features plenty of sprawling Tudor style homes. Continue Reading ›

Where To Find Christmas Trees In 2020 In The Forest Hills Area

Best artificial Christmas trees of 2020 - Business Insider

At least 25 million real Christmas trees are sold each year across America, and currently, 350 million are growing in all 50 U.S. states. And despite these unprecedented times, the tree market is still up and running this holiday season. Christmas tree lots and choose-and-cut farms nationwide are taking precautions as the coronavirus pandemic worsens to ensure buyers can take home a tree with minimal risk to their family’s health and safety.

“We highly encourage growers to use these recommendations to develop strategies to protect their workers and customers,” the the National Christmas Tree Association wrote on its website this year, and “wholesale growers should share the recommendations for tree lots with their customers. Having a COVID-19 plan for your business is an imperative.”

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The West Side Tennis Club Is Collecting Toy Donations For The Children Of Forestdale – A Local Foster Care Non-Profit.

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To Participate…Please Drop Off Unwrapped  Toys At:

The West Side Tennis Club  1 Tennis Place,

Forest Hills Gardens, Queens, NYC

All Donations Are Welcome And Greatly Appreciated!

Last Day To Donate Is  December 7th






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“Forest Hills Gardens Town House”

Lower Duplex unit in a three Story 2 family home located in a parklike setting on tree lined Burns Street in Forest Hills Gardens. Three bedrooms, two full & one half Bathroom. Private Parking with decal. This home is just minutes from schools, including top-rated P.S. 101, shopping, restaurants, private community center overlooking a one-acre community-only park at the end of the block, and all public transportation including the LIRR in Station Square  – 16 minutes to midtown Manhattan – and express E/F subway.