An Interview With Michael Perlman, Author of “Legendary Locals of Forest Hills and Rego Park”


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Michael Perlman, Forest Hills native, is the founder of the Rego-Forest Preservation Council and author of “Legendary Locals of Forest Hills and Rego Park.” The book, just released this year, tells the story of 200 Forest Hills and Rego Park notables who have shaped its culture, history and society. We chatted with him about his new book, the state of preservation work in Queens, his favorite “legendary local,” and much more.

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It’s In Queens! Events from March 10th to March 18th



The diversity marches on! This week, Queens hosts one film festival dedicated to people with disabilities and a second festival dedicated to movies that influenced the creator of Mad Men. Other entertainment options include plenty of live music and The Sound of Music, as well as a farewell dance performance and some chances to enjoy nature. Here’s the rundown, broken down into arts, dance, music, education and outdoors (!!) events.

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