OPEN HOUSE!! Two Family Townhouse In Forest Hills Queens, NYC

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Open House !! Join Us This Sunday October 3rd 1 -3 PM At This Just Listed “IMMEDIATE FOREST HILLS GARDENS BRICK 2 FAMILY”

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Semi-detached Brick legal two family set in a desirable immediate Forest Hills Gardens location. The first unit is a two Bedroom, one and a half Bath duplex apartment on the first and second floors, with a half Bath and convenient laundry room off the Kitchen. A French door from the Kitchen provides access from the first floor to a lovely private garden and a one car garage. The upper third floor apartment, with windows overlooking Forest Hills Gardens and the tree lined streets below, is a large, sunny one Bedroom with one full Bathroom. The basement, which can be accessed through the rear of the property, is a fully finished space with an

FOREST HILLS BAGEL SHOP VOTED ONE OF THE BEST IN THE CITY!! WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR FAVORITE BAGEL??

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FOREST HILLS, QUEENS — In a city that prides itself on boiling and baking, a bagel shop in Forest Hills just received a new honor: it’s among the best bagel shops citywide, according to a new list.

The 22-bagel shop list, which was published by Eater, ranks boiled and baked (never steamed!) bagels from shops across the city, as judged by the site’s staff.

Forest Hills Bagel, located at 10441 Queens Boulevard, is one of three Queens spots to make the cut, along dozens of other from the Bronx, Manhattan, and Brooklyn. No Staten Island bagel shops are on the list.

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Just Listed In Exclusive Douglas Manor, Queens NYC

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JUST LISTED EXCLUSIVELY WITH TERRACE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

315 HOLLYWOOD AVENUE, DOUGLAS MANOR, NYC  $1,588,000 (718) .268.1045

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For some buyers, the X factor that seals the deal is a smile from a neighbor, some great wine at a cafe or the timely arrival of blossoms.

But in Douglas Manor, a waterside slice of northeastern Queens, what gets many to “yes” is the moment when the early-evening sky turns a hue of cotton candy and peach.“The sunsets here are fantastic,” said Alexandra McMenamy, 46, who should know. Before buying in Douglas Manor last year, she would regularly drive over from her semidetached home nearby, with her husband, Brian McMenamy, 49, to catch the light show over Little Neck Bay.

The couple are residents now, but the appeal of those sunset views hasn’t faded, Ms. McMenamy said: “I will be in my pajamas and Brian will say, ‘You’ve got to come to the corner and see this!’”

Getting a closer view wasn’t easy. The couple had been scoping out Douglas Manor properties since before they married in 2014. But the narrow point of land has only about 600 houses and little turnover, with many homes remaining in the same family for generations.

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JUST LISTED! PROPERTY OF THE WEEK IN FOREST HILLS NYC

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“CAPTIVATING TRADITIONAL TUDOR’

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Welcome to this classic Tudor style home built by renowned architects, the Wolosoff brothers. This rarely available home features 3 bedrooms, 2-1/2 baths, finished basement, private outdoor patio and a single car detached garage. The first floor has a beautiful sunken living room with a wood-beam ceiling, lead glass windows and a corner gas fireplace. A formal wood-paneled dining room leads into an updated eat-in kitchen. Unwind and soak up the sun in the beautifully landscaped fenced-in patio. Retreat upstairs to find an elegant master bedroom with en suite bath, two additional bedrooms and a hall bath. The huge basement makes a terrific family room and an adjacent laundry room offers tons of storage space. Hardwood flooring throughout. Abundance of closets. Close to schools, shopping, restaurants and express buses to midtown Manhattan. This hidden gem has been meticulously maintained over the years; come see for yourself before it is gone!

UNDER CONTRACT In Forest Hills Gardens …Just Two Months On The Market

 

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Only Two Months On The Market And UNDER CONTRACT!
Congratulations To Terrace Sotheby’s International Realty ‘s Associate Broker Linda Weiss On This Record Breaking Transaction In Forest Hills Gardens !!

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The striking and elaborate design of 97 Continental Avenue is a masterful blend of America’s earliest styles. The architectural elements illuminated in this home are a blend of Federal-style symmetry with a tasteful touch of Greek, Gothic, and Roman Revival.

Designed in 1930 and located on one of The United States’ first planned communities, this Fine Estate sits firmly on almost half an acre of land. The wrap-around garden sheathes the home in a beautiful landscape that leads to an attached two-car garage.

Its design’s integrity and charm have been meticulously looked for, freezing time and honoring the home’s historic value. Passing through the main entrance you are welcomed by a beautiful foyer that boasts neoclassical features and an iconic stairwell that stands as the home’s backbone and centerpiece. This nine-bedroom, seven-bathroom residence enjoys six fireplaces, a Butler’s pantry, grand-living room, formal dining room, a mahogany-lined library, wine cellar, an enclosed sunroom, two levels of living area, and a comparable size lower level.

In 2007, Cottage Living Magazine named Forest Hills Gardens the \”Best Community\” to live in, exposing everyone outside of Queens to one of our boroughs best-kept secrets. With easy access to Manhattan, \”The Gardens\” are only 15 minutes away from Penn Station via the Long Island Rail Road and a short drive to two of NYC’s most essential airports.

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Number Of Residents Who Left Forest Hills Has Doubled In 2020: Study

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Over 150,000 people moved out of Queens in 2020, a 10 percent increase from the year before

FOREST HILLS, QUEENS — Nearly two times the amount of people moved out of Forest Hills in 2020 compared to 2019, according to a new study by the global real estate firm CBRE.

The study, which looked at 29 million change-of-address requests filed with the U.S. Postal Service last year provided ZIP code-based insights into which neighborhoods across the country saw the most people leave — and where those residents relocated to.

New York City was already shrinking before 2020, and once it became a national epicenter of the pandemic residents began to flee in droves — more people moved out of New York City than almost any other city in the U.S. last year, second only to San Francisco, the study found.

Many of those who moved headed to Sun Belt cities like Austin and Charlotte, which gained new residents according to the study.

Over 150,000 people moved out of Queens in 2020, a 10 percent increase from the year before, the study found. (However, the study doesn’t include ZIP codes with fewer than 10,000 individuals, so data is missing from some of the borough’s neighborhoods.)

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A Guide On How To Keep Your Family And Home Safe This Winter Season

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Winter has officially arrived — which means frigid temperatures and snowstorms are in store for a majority of the country. While there are some positives that go along with the harsh weather, like snow days and cozying up to the fireplace, it’s important to be prepared and protect yourself, your family and your home in case of a winter weather-related emergency.

Here are some practical tips and recommendations you should know when a winter storm strikes.

 

1. Be prepared for a power outage and know how to use generators safely.

In the event of a winter storm, power outages are a likely possibility, especially when the snow is heavy or there’s ice in the forecast. Having a generator on hand will provide backup power to your home in case there’s a power outage. However, some safety rules must be abided by when using a generator. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the following:

  • Never use a generator inside your home, in basements, in garages or near windows.
  • Generators should be located at least 20 feet from any window, door or vent and in a space where rain and snow will not be able to reach them.
  • Do not use the generator or appliances if they are wet.
  • Do not store gasoline indoors where the fumes from the generator could ignite.
  • Plug in appliances to the generator using individual heavy-duty, outdoor-rated extension cords.

While it’s clear that you should never use a generator indoors, it’s still important to have at least one working carbon monoxide detector on every level of your home to ensure that your generator isn’t spreading any dangerous fumes. This carbon monoxide detector by Kidde is also a smoke detector and provides protection even during power outages when many fire and carbon monoxide incidents can occur.


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2. Heat your home safely.

If you’re using a space heater to help heat your home when it’s cold, you’ll have to be extra cautious. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International, it’s important to read the manufacturer’s instructions and warning labels carefully before using any space heater. You should also inspect heaters regularly and discontinue use if you find loose connections or cracked or broken plugs. And, of course, keep in mind that a space heater should never be left unattended.

When choosing a space heater, opt for one that has A-plus safety ratings and features an automatic shut-off. This space heater from TaoTronics has built-in overheating and tip-over protection sensors, as well as a 12-hour timer, that work together to provide a much safer heating source. It’s also compact and ideal for heating an entire room such as a bedroom or office.

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