Meet Our Newest Team Member.. David Cornejo!

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The Forest Hills  community has undoubtedly influenced and impacted the course of my life. Since moving to the Forest Hills Gardens in 1998, I have built and fostered relationships with many members of the local community. My family has been engaged with the Forest Hills community since 1990 with the establishment of our family business, 5 Burro Cafe – a local Mexican restaurant.  Through my years of working at the restaurant with my family, I have truly come to understand the importance of community, philanthropy, and getting the job done with integrity.

In 2013, I attended Michigan State University and was a student in their Eli Broad School of Business. Although my visits back home were seldom, being back in the community was comforting and a great reminder as to how fortunate I was to grow up in such a beautiful community. MSU provided me with an incredible education, and an even more profound network. To this day, I continuedly communicate with former peers and friends, and contribute annually to my Program as an alumnus. Living in the Midwest for that period of time made me greatly appreciate my roots in New York and specifically Forest Hills. The wide range of cultures, cuisines, and architecture is unmatched.

Since graduating in 2017, I have made it a priority to travel around the world and enjoy all that life has to offer. I competitively trained Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in San Diego, California, from 2017-2019 while at the same time working for the US Navy. In 2019, I took the trip of a lifetime to South America, to immerse myself in a culture that I was part of , however, I had known nothing about. For 4 months I bounced around South America, beginning in Argentina, visiting family in Chile, then making my way to Uruguay, Peru, and ultimately Brazil. To me, nothing is more rewarding than learning about different cultures and viewing how other people live their lives. I am so fortunate to have been raised by a culturally diverse family- my mother, a Jewish second generation New Yorker, and my father a Chilean born immigrant, with a dream of coming to New York to make a life for himself and his family.

Finally, this experience and diversity has allowed me interact with people from all around the world. I now speak 3 languages conversationally – English, Spanish, and Hebrew. Also, my time spent in Brazil has ignited a desire in me to learn Portuguese, so I have been practicing since my return. Some

of my favorite hobbies include, eating delicious meals, staying physically active through sports and martial arts, listening to podcasts, and laughing with friends and family.

THE TOP 10 SECRETS OF FOREST HILLS, QUEENS

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With over 88,000 residents, a unique historical legacy, classic old-time restaurants, and copious pop culture references, Forest Hills, Queens offers a lot to discover. As visitors walk down its vast avenues and quaint side streets, they are struck by the area’s breathtaking architecture. While beautiful on the outside, the neighborhood also has much hidden beneath its surface ready for discovery. Read to learn more about what makes Forest Hills such an integral and fascinating neighborhood in Queens.

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Forest Hills Jewish Center Looks To Reconstruct To Give Congregants A ‘Beautiful New Facility’

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Rumors have been swirling about the future of the Forest Hills Jewish Center (FHJC), but according to Executive Director Deborah Gregor, the center is embarking on a plan to upgrade the outdated building.

In addition to holding religious services, the center at 106-06 Queens Blvd. also houses a nursery school, a universal pre-K (UPK) program, a religious school and a self-help senior citizen center. Continue Reading ›

QUEENS BEATS OUT MANHATTAN AND BROOKLYN IN AFFORDABILITY

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new study by real estate website Point2 Homes found that the Queens housing market is one of the least affordable in the United States.

The study, which analyzed how fast a family could pay off their home if they spent their entire annual income, found that Queens was ranked the 10th least affordable city out of 32 cities. To determine affordability, researchers calculated the median multiple of each city. To do this, they divided the median home sales price by the median annual family income. Continue Reading ›

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY OCTOBER 22ND , 1-3 PM , 51 WENDOVER ROAD, FOREST HILLS GARDENS, QUEENS, NYC

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“DETACHED HOME IN TRANQUIL GARDENS SETTING”
51 Wendover Road, Forest Hills Gardens, Forest Hills, New York
Fully detached home in desirable Forest Hills Gardens! This home sits on a generously sized lot in a wonderful NYC neighborhood. This stucco home with red tile roof offers 4 Bedrooms, 3 full Bathrooms and 2 half Baths, plus Basement and a 2 car detached garage. 1st FL: Living Room, Formal Dining Room, Eat-in Kitchen, half Bath. 2nd FL: Master Bedroom with full Bath, 1 additional Bedroom with hallway Bath. 3rd FL: 2 Bedrooms and half Bath. Basement: Renovated, with full Bath & Laundry. Taxes: $11,460/yr. approx. FHG $1,613/yr. approx.

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY OCTOBER 22ND, 67-109 DARTMOUTH STREET, FOREST HILLS, QUEENS 12-2 PM

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“BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED TOWNHOUSE”
67-109 Dartmouth Street, Forest Hills, New York
This beautifully renovated townhouse is a perfect blend of comfort and design. Enter into a large sunlit living room with an open layout to the Dining area and skillfully designed Kitchen. The back door opens to a large private garden ideal for barbecues and entertaining. The 2nd floor has three ample sized rooms and a renovated full bath. The remodeled Basement is a collaboration of a family area and additional room which can be used as an office along with a modern full bath, laundry space and utility room. This fully renovated home with its sleek design is a reflection of beauty, with hardwood floors, ample closets and storage, upgraded electric, & plumbing, ductless A/C, and renovated baths and kitchen, It is conveniently positioned only minutes from shopping and express bus and subway to Manhattan.

Property Size: 1,800 sq. ft. approx. Interior Sq. Footage: 1,836 sq. ft. approx. Taxes: $5,937/yr. approx.

NEW EXCLUSIVE LISTING / 147 WHITSON STREET FOREST HILLS GARDENS, QUEENS, NYC

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“CLASSIC FOREST HILLS GARDENS DETACHED BRICK & STUCCO TUDOR”
147 Whitson Street, Forest Hills Gardens, Forest Hills, New York
This spacious six Bedroom, five and a half bath home is in completely renovated, move in condition. Located on a quiet Forest Hills Gardens street, it radiates with charm and elegance. The Living Room is indeed grand sized and with the formal Dining Room, can accommodate more than fifty people at a gathering. The interior is classic and has fine quality finishes and high-end renovations. There is a hand carved wooden wood burning fireplace in the Living Room and many other original architectural details. With its lovely palette of decorator inspired paint colors the home is designed to true perfection throughout its three main floors and lower level. The Master Bedroom suite on the second floor is exquisite and has an enormous walk in closet, and an en suite spa Bath. The two additional Bedrooms on the second floor each have their own private Baths. The third floor has three Bedrooms and one full Bath. In addition to the more than 3,600 interior square feet of the main floors, there is a huge finished lower level with its own Recreation Room, full Bathroom, storage area, laundry room and sauna. Surrounding the home there are three separate private outdoor entertainment spaces in addition to a lovely patio which is accessed through French doors from the library. There is also a private driveway and an attached one car garage. 1st FL: Entry foyer leading to large living room, formal dining room, kitchen, library, powder room, and a doorway leading to garage. 2nd FL: Master Bedroom suite with walk in closet room and en suite spa Bath, plus two additional Bedrooms with their own private Baths. 3rd FL: Large landing with area for a playroom or office, plus three Bedrooms, and one full Bath. Basement: Full finished with Recreation Room, Exercise Room, full Bathroom and sauna. Property Size: 4,750 sq. ft. approx. Interior Sq. Footage: 3,658 sq. ft. approx. Taxes: $14,316/yr. approx. FHG Maint: $1,398/yr. approx.

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OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY AUGUST 6TH 1-3 PM, 74 ASCAN AVENUE, FOREST HILLS GARDENS, QUEENS, NYC

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Truly an exceptional home, unique to Forest Hills Gardens. Designed by an architect with open concept 1st floor plan, spacious Family Room & a large backyard oasis. 1st FL: Large Entry Room, 1/2 Bath, open concept Living Room with wood-burning fireplace, beamed ceilings, new windows, large Dining Room, open style Kitchen, large Family Room, another good sized Sun-Room. 2nd FL: Large Master Suite with full renovated Bath, 3 other Bedrooms, one with its own loft, another full hall Bath. Basement: Fully finished with full Bath, separate laundry & storage room. Property Size: 5600 sq. ft.; Interior Sq. Footage: 3245 sq. ft.; Taxes: $14,363/yr. approx. FHG Maint.: $1,664/yr. approx.

THE 10 BEST OUTDOOR DINING EXPERIENCES IN QUEENS, NYC

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As the temperature heats up, many restaurants are cranking up the air conditioning to make their guests more comfortable. While the cool air feels nice, sometimes you want to enjoy the warm breeze that comes with summer.

One of the best parts of summer is getting to eat outside. Here are a few spots around Queens where you can experience great outdoor dining. Continue Reading ›