Music at Forest Hills Stadium this weekend

Get ready for some music at Forest Hills Stadium this weekend! On Friday, catch a performance by indie rock band Alt-J with Kamasi Washington at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $56.50 to $69. On Sunday at 8 p.m., Roger Daltrey performs The Who’s “TOMMY.” It’s a special one-night-only performance with members of The Who and The New York Pops. Tickets range from $51 to $251. … Continue reading Music at Forest Hills Stadium this weekend

Curaleaf to host cannabis seminars

Curaleaf NY will be hosting two “Cannabis 101” seminars on Thursday, June 14, in Kew Gardens. The sessions are meant to provide Queens patients with information about medical cannabis and the state’s Department of Health’s medical marijuana program. “Medical cannabis can help provide critical relief from serious and painful conditions that include cancer, PTSD and chronic pain, and it’s important that patients in Queens are … Continue reading Curaleaf to host cannabis seminars

Council Member Vallone Announces Fourth Annual Independence Day Celebration

  Bayside Council member Vallone has announced that the Fourth Annual Independence Day Fireworks Show & Concert will be hosted by the Bayside Historical Society and is set for Wednesday, June 27th. It will take place at Fort Totten and festivities will begin at 5 p.m. Musical performances will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and vending trucks with many options of food … Continue reading Council Member Vallone Announces Fourth Annual Independence Day Celebration

Ben’s Best Deli to close on June 30th

The longtime owner of Ben’s Best Delicatessen at 96-40 Queens Blvd. in Rego Park has announced that the eatery will be closing. Ben’s Best opened in 1945 by Benjamin Parker and was purchased by his son Jay Parker in 1984. It is currently one of 12 kosher delis left in the borough. Jay is open “to continue the business through other hands,” according to Michael … Continue reading Ben’s Best Deli to close on June 30th

Forest Hills Concert Street Closures

Due to the concerts at Forest Hills Stadium on Friday and Saturday nights, the 112th precinct have announced the street closures in the area. According to the 112th Precinct Community Council, they include: Burns Street at Continental Avenue Tennis Place at Dartmouth Street Burns Street from the West Side Parking Lot Burns Street at Ascan Avenue Continental Avenue at Exeter/Slocum Crescent All traffic from Continental … Continue reading Forest Hills Concert Street Closures

Senior job fair held at Kew Gardens Community Center

On May 25, Queens Community House and Senator Joe Addabbo hosted their fourth annual Senior Job Fair at the Kew Gardens Community Center. The job fair was exclusively offered for adults aged 55 and over and provided career resources and contacts in a wide variety of employment fields. More than 100 people attended and spoke with representatives from 15 organizations including New York Life Insurance … Continue reading Senior job fair held at Kew Gardens Community Center

Intuitive Eating Workshop: How to eat chocolate and still achieve your health goals

Aigner Chocolates and Diana’s Nutrition & Wellness Tips have teamed up to educate you on how to build healthy relationships with chocolate or any other favorite food, while still achieving your health goals. – Do you love chocolate, but often go through cycles of restricting and overeating? – When you emotionally eat, you crave chocolate? – Do you want to find a balance way of … Continue reading Intuitive Eating Workshop: How to eat chocolate and still achieve your health goals

Immigrants Enrich Our Forest Hills Economy & Society

IMMIGRANTS CONTRIBUTE TO JOB CREATION. Immigrants are entrepreneurs who create jobs. The average immigrant-owned business in Forest Hills hires 11 employees, these businesses would account for between 3.7 million and 5.2 million jobs in the formal economy. UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS ARE PAYING TAXES. Undocumented immigrants pay an average of $11.64 billion in state and local taxes a year. On average, an undocumented individual has about 8% … Continue reading Immigrants Enrich Our Forest Hills Economy & Society