Forest Hills Ice Cream Shop Named Among NYC’s Best !!

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Critics at Eater NY and Forest Hills locals went searching for the best ice cream shop. Both came back with the same answer in Forest Hills.

FOREST HILLS, QUEENS — Last week, as the weather started to turn hot and humid, critics at Eater NY set out to find the best ice cream shops in New York City.

A few days later, neighbors in Forest Hills turned to Facebook asking the same question.

Both came to the same conclusion: Eddie’s Sweet Shop, a beloved ice cream parlor that’s been at 105-29 Metropolitan Avenue since the 1960s, is the best bet for a frozen treat in Forest Hills — and, arguably, the city at large.

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Visit Eddie’s Sweet Shop, the oldest ice cream parlor in New York City

Eddie's Sweet Shop

Like Katz’s Deli, Delmonico’s, and Lombardi’s, Eddie’s Sweet Shop on Metropolitan Avenue in Forest Hills is one of New York City’s oldest eateries. It’s also the city’s oldest ice cream shop! Believe it or not, Eddie’s has been scooping homemade ice cream and toppings from behind the same marble countertops since around 1925! (Though other folks might claim otherwise: A publication innacurately reported that it opened in 1909, and the news spread quickly). Continue Reading ›

Guess What Ice Cream Parlor Is Rated Number 12 In The World For 2018?

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The jangle of music box melodies blaring from ice cream trucks heralds the start of summer in most parts of the world, but for The Daily Meal, it’s always ice cream season. In 2016, we scooped, spooned, and licked our way around the world to debut the World’s 35 Best Ice Cream Parlors and then went for a second helping in 2017 with World’s 35 Best Ice Cream Parlors, but now we’re back for another installment. We’ve expanded our list to 50 iconic ice cream and gelato makers, and we’re including ice cream parlors as well as scoop shops in the mix, offering up a triple scoop of the best ice creams (and gelatos) around the world.

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This Queens Ice Cream Parlor Will Bring You Back To 1960s NYC



Forest Hills is one of those neighborhoods in New York City that doesn’t really look like New York City. With Tudor and colonial-style housing, and stretches of the neighborhood resembling a platonic ideal of Main Street, U.S.A., it is exactly the kind of place you’d expect to find an old school ice cream parlor. Enter: Eddie’s Sweet Shop, a beloved local ice cream parlor that has been around for almost half a century, after it took over the space from another ice cream parlor that opened in 1909!

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First Date?? Here’s A List of The Top 20 First Date Spots In Queens



If you were ever indecisive about where to go on a first date, you have nothing to worry about now. QNS is pleased to ease your nerves by picking these top 20 places in Queens for a perfect date night. We have selected a range of activities for you and your special someone to enjoy, including walks in the park or at the pier, romantic dinners, carousels and lots of ice cream. Not to mention, fun and energetic bars where you can sip on a variety of refreshing drinks and dance! Continue Reading ›