“FULLY RENOVATED GARDENS TUDOR”
Old world charm converges with modern functionality in this bright, open and newly renovated Tudor that has the look and feel of a detached house, and is part of a fine collection of architecturally distinguished semi-detached homes in Forest Hills Gardens. Features include an eye-catching contemporary designed chef’s kitchen, open to the living and dining areas and perfect for entertaining, with custom cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, vented kitchen hood and counter seating. For energy efficiency, quiet and comfort, 24 new, high-end Marvin windows with specialized sound-resistant laminated glass encase the home, while a 5 zone split ductless Mitsubishi air conditioning system cools the entire house. Additional features include a grand wood burning fireplace in the living room, recessed lighting, abundant closets and storage spaces, a one car garage and ample parking. A private, green backyard overlooks tranquil Whitson Street, while the front-yard is graciously setback. The first floor consists of an enclosed entry foyer, a wide open floor plan with living room, dining room and kitchen, plus a half bath and back mudroom. The second floor has a spacious master bedroom, 2 additional full-sized bedrooms and 1 full bath. The private 3rd floor has a large bedroom with adjoining office/nursery and full bath, which is perfect for a master suite, but can also be used as a guest/in-law suite or work space. Newly refinished basement includes a separate laundry room, half bath and storage. Original wood floors add warmth to this charming residence. Convenient to all transportation and shops. Continue Reading ›
Ariel Shot of The West Side Tennis Club Circa 1937 in Forest Hills , New York
September 1977. In a leafy suburb 10 miles west of downtown New York, tennis history is being made.
Crowds of people swarm onto the court, and vilas is hoisted onto a fan’s shoulders.
Four decades later, the west side tennis center is quiet — the once thriving home of american tennis is a shadow of its former self.
The action has moved three miles north of the queens neighborhood to flushing meadows, where the USTA National Tennis Center has developed into the world’s largest public facility of its kind.
FOREST HILLS — Forest Hills will soon have its own Little Havana.
Guantanamera, a new Cuban restaurant, will soon open at 110-80 Queens Blvd. between 73rd Road and 75th Avenue, replacing the Family Restaurant, which closed during the spring.
Owner Mario Zarate, who already has two popular Cuban eateries in Manhattan — another Guantanamera at 939 Eighth Ave. and Amor Cubano at 2018 Third Ave. — hopes to open the new restaurant sometime in November. Continue Reading ›
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