Forest Hills Ranks #1 Area To Raise A Family

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For the average New Yorker, finding a home is a careful calculation of price, location, square footage, amenities, and so on—usually in that order.

With a low budget, the search for a great apartment to rent in Brooklyn and Manhattan’s hip neighborhoods can be soul-crushing work.

This is partly because not as many renters are setting their sites North and East.

Neighboring underdog Queens sports several neighborhoods with all the vibrant energy of Manhattan for half the price.

Queens is densely populated, uniquely diverse and has an amazing array of local bars, restaurants, and cultural outings all walking distance from its historic pre-war houses and spacious apartments.

Queens has some of the best up-and-coming and affordable neighborhoods to check out if you’re in the market for new digs this new decade.

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Celebrate The Great Outdoors On Two Wheels With Pedal For Parks In Astoria This Weekend

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Spring is upon us, and what better way to celebrate the season than with a bicycle ride through some of Astoria’s parks?

The Friends of Astoria Heights will be hosting their second annual Pedal for Parks event on Saturday, May 12, from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Following the bike ride, attendees will also be able to participate in a Learn to Ride event, where they will receive information and giveaways. Event organizers suggest the bike ride for children older than 7 years old and adults. Continue Reading ›




Remarkably restored semi attached home in a delightful Forest Hills Gardens setting. This home offers the height of visual appeal, both inside and out. It begins with a charming facade that features decorative woodwork details and stained glass windows coupled with relaxing front and rear gardens. An inviting landscaped rear garden contains a marvelous blue stone patio as its centerpiece. This 3 story structure, plus basement offers 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. All interiors have been recently and comprehensively renovated resulting in a highly stylized home environment as evidenced by a dazzling chef’s Kitchen and stunning Bathrooms. Diverse materials and vibrant colors were carefully selected in the design to ensure a warm and inviting atmosphere throughout every corner of this residence. Original exposed bricks and wood beams provide a hint of the home’s vintage, while effectively mixing well with the updated finishes. Additional features include: main floor sun room, living room wood burning fire place, Brazilian granite kitchen counter tops, main floor half bath, oak plank floors, central air conditioning, and a 2nd floor laundry. Rounding out the entire package is a smartly designed lower level with full bath and wet bar that doubles as an entertainment center or family room. Located near the Forest Hills Long Island Railroad Station and Express E/F subway service to Manhattan. Approx. 15 minutes to Manhattan via rail. Also nearby the renowned Westside Tennis Club which offers tennis, pool and dining memberships. Continue Reading ›

Forest Hills Stadium Ends Season With Van Morrison, Bette Midler, Village People



Let’s “Freak Out” on Saturday and do the “Moondance” on Sunday.

Forest Hills Stadium completes its concert season with two major presentations this weekend: an all-in disco party and a more contemplative night with a singer/songwriter and his daughter. Continue Reading ›