US Open’s Storied History Began At The West Side Tennis Club, A Hidden Jewel In Queens

Arthur Ashe in the U.S. Open tennis championships at Forest Hills, 1968.

At The West Side Tennis Club in 1968, Arthur Ashe became the first ever U.S. Open champion.

The U.S. Open’s illustrious history began at an idyllic location in Forest Hills, Queens.

It was at the West Side Tennis Club in 1968 that Arthur Ashe became the first ever U.S. Open champion, as well as the first African American to hoist a Slam trophy. Fifty years ago, total attendance at Ashe’s history-making performance at the West Side was only 97,000, compared to last year’s massive crowd of nearly 700,000. Continue Reading ›

FOREST HILLS GARDENS QUEENS, 11TH ON NYC’S MOST EXPENSIVE NEIGHBORHOOD LIST

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Buyer bewealthy. Some surprising New York City neighborhoods surged to the top of the list of the city’s priciest dwellings between July and September 2016, according to property research firm Property Shark.

The “Top 50 Most Expensive Neighborhoods in NYC Q3” list shows the changing real estate landscape of a city in which once-unpopular neighborhoods are suddenly all the rage. Continue Reading ›