Contact Lenses Sale at MK Vision Center on Continental Avenue

In an attempt to shower Forest Hills, Rego Park, & Kew Gardens residents with savings, MK Vision Center on 71 street and Continental Avenue in Forest Hills is offering special spring savings on ACUVUE contact lenses.
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You can enjoy up to $200 in savings when you buy ACUVUE OASYS, 1-Day ACUVUE MOIST, 1-Day ACUVUE TruEye, ACUVUE VITA, and 1-Day ACUVUE DEFINE contact lenses in a MK Vision Center store.

Need an eye exam? Book an appointment here.

More details below. For more information, feel free to call us at (855) 750-6688 or email us.



Please Note: Product purchase must be made in-store between now through 6/30/2017 and within 90 days after contact lens fit/exam. Other restrictions may apply, please see stores for more details.


Stop ’N’ Swap Community Reuse Event this Sunday


With spring here, many people are looking to discard items from their homes. Well, bring your items down to the free Stop ’N’ Swap Community Reuse Event on Sunday, May 21.

Bring clean, portable, reusable items to share with those who can use them. You are not required to bring something to take something. You can take anything that’s up for grabs. Books, toys, fashionable clothing, housewares and electronics are just some of the offerings.

“Everyone knows New Yorkers have the best stuff. And you can find it for free at Stop ‘N’ Swap!” said GrowNYC Executive Director Marcel Van Ooyen. “These events bring neighbors together and reduce the city’s carbon footprint by facilitating reuse and encouraging waste reduction.”

Anything leftover at the end of the day is donated or recycled. Furniture and other large items are not accepted at the swap.

The Stop ’N’ Swap will be at the Central Queens YM-YWHA Outdoor Lot (108th Street between 68th Avenue and 68th Road) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.



Memorial Day Parade sponsor party kick-off at WSTC

Author and historian Michael Perlman

Author and historian Michael Perlman

With just a few weeks before the Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade, parade organizers hosted a kick-off party for sponsors at the West Side Tennis Club last night.

This year’s sponsors include Aigner Chocolates, Heartbeet Eatery, Ridgewood Savings Bank, Maspeth Federal Savings, 5 Burros Cafe, Acey Ducey’s, Budde Cleaners and Alberto Restaurant among others.

“Parades are not cheap,” said Tom Long, commanding officer of the American Legion Post 1424. “Parades don’t happen through osmosis, parades don’t happen without hard work and probably more importantly, they don’t happen without money.”

“Without the help of every sponsor, the parade would no longer happen,” he added. “I want to say thank you, on behalf of the veterans, for your participation.”

Sponsors also got a chance to meet this year’s grand marshals – Michael Perlman and Major Michael Dunne.

“Every resident and business owner becomes a part of my Forest Hills and Rego Park family,” Perlman said. “We’re one big happy family. I’m truly grateful and I’m looking forward to seeing everyone at the parade.”

“This parade is a hallow, sacred American tradition that must always go on,” Dunne added. “It’s not about any of us. It’s about the service members, firefighters, police officers and EMS workers, who died in the line of duty. This is their day.”

The Memorial Day Parade will be held on Sunday, May 28th. It will begin at Metropolitan and Ascan Avenues where the parade will then move west towards Remsen Memorial Park at Trotting Course Lane. Step off is at noon.

Major Michael Dunne

Major Michael Dunne

Tom Long, commander of American Legion Post 1424

Tom Long, commander of American Legion Post 1424

Sponsors networking at the party

Sponsors networking at the party


The Cool Mom’s Guide by MK Vision Center on Continental Ave

Still deciding where to take your Mom this Mother’s Day?

Treat her to a delicious brunch perhaps? Mimosas, pastries, bacon and a celebration of her – what’s not to love?

But how to style for Mother’s Day brunch to make it extra special and memorable? No worries, the eyewear style experts at MK Vision Center have prepared: Brunch in Style: The Cool Mom’s Guide

We know your mom is wicked cool and if you’re a mom, you’ll likely love these cute fashion ideas.


Back to Basics

Screen Shot 2017-05-09 at 1.59.00 AMWith the weather warming up, we see lots of fashionistas start going back to basics with a clean white shirt. It’s so simple, clean, and fresh, perfect for the Spring mood. To add some definition to your look, pair the white shirt with palazzo pants, and of course, a pair of chic sunglasses like Burberry, see how well they go together!

Layering Up

Screen Shot 2017-05-10 at 4.11.34 PMFrom the chic streets of Paris to the icy concrete jungle of New York—layering inspiration abounds everywhere. And let’s be honest, spring in New York City is still a little bit chilly. A simple cocoon coat will not only add an extra layer to keep you warm but also make a simple outfit look so statement-making.



If you want to take your outfit to a whole new level, just throw on a pair of cat-eye sunglasses!

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Colorful And Versatile

Nothing says spring quite like an adorable shirt dress. If the weather’s nice, simply pair with neutral flats or sandals and some simple, bright accessory. In our case, a pair of mirrored Prada sunglasses is just perfect.
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Want more? MK Vision is offering 20% OFF any frame/sunglasses purchase from May 7th through Mother’s Day May 14th.

MK Vision, located at 107-29 71st Ave. in Forest Hills will also have FREE flowers for all moms on Mother’s Day!

Please Note: Offer only applies to “Moms”, valid from May 7th through May 14th. In store only. Free flower giveaway is on a first come, first served basis on Mother’s Day. Other restrictions may apply, please see store for more details.

You can reach MK via phone at  (718) 575-8288.




Memorial Day Parade Community Kick-off Party TONIGHT

Yes, there seemed to be a bigger crowd this year.

Last year’s parade

The Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade is quickly approaching.

While this year’s parade will be held on Sunday, May 28th, there will be a community kick off party tonight at the American Legion Continental Post. Donations are $25 and will include entrance and refreshments. Come and mingle with your neighbors while supporting a worthwhile community event. You can also meet this year’s grand marshals, Major Michael Dunne and Michael Perlman.

The community party starts at 7 p.m. The American Legion is located at 107-15 Metropolitan Avenue.