Queens Bully takes the Forest Hills Foodies on a trip down South

Our @thisisforesthills Foodies Team ventured to Queens Bully recently, and Melvin Boots Johnson a.k.a Chef Boots took us on a trip down south! Well, not really. But his barbecued food at Queens Bully definitely gave us all the southern feels. First, he cheffed up a half rack of dry rubbed ribs with a side of his personal brand-named barbecue sauce. His brand is called “Damn … Continue reading Queens Bully takes the Forest Hills Foodies on a trip down South

Mott & Bayard Eyewear launches kickstarter to fund new frame development

With the diverse culture at the heart of Forest Hills, Queens, one eyewear company is on a mission to change the way glasses fit so that they can be both comfortable and good-looking on everyone. Mott & Bayard Eyewear was founded to bridge culture and style through visionary design. Design that creates perfect fitting pair of glasses, especially for people with low nose-bridges,” says Kenneth … Continue reading Mott & Bayard Eyewear launches kickstarter to fund new frame development

SERVPRO of Forest Hills-Kew Gardens celebrates 10 year anniversary

Eddie Lopez, a resident of Forest Hills & local business owner, just celebrated 10 years of owning & operating his business, SERVPRO. Eddie’s SERVPRO of Forest Hills / Kew Gardens specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after a fire, smoke or water damage. He can also remove mold and mildew from your home or business. “I am proud to serve the residents & business … Continue reading SERVPRO of Forest Hills-Kew Gardens celebrates 10 year anniversary

Queens Community House to hold Annual Gala on October 25th

Queens Community House (QCH) will hold its Annual Gala on Wednesday, October 25, at Blend On the Water, 4540 Center Boulevard, in Long Island City. Embracing the theme “Strengthening Neighborhoods Inspiring Change,” a Red Carpet & Cocktail Reception will begin at 6 p.m., followed by Awards & Dinner at 7 p.m.  The gala will support QCH’s mission of providing individuals and  families with tools to enrich their lives and … Continue reading Queens Community House to hold Annual Gala on October 25th

The Kew-Forest School’s Founder’s Day Carnival is this Saturday, October 14th, 2-5pm

The Kew-Forest School is hosting their annual Founder’s Day Carnival this Saturday from 2-5PM. The Carnival will be held at the School, located at 119-17 Union Turnpike in Forest Hills.   Everyone is invited!   There will be lots of great rides, games and activities for kids of all ages are sure to keep the whole family entertained.   “We’ll have all the favorites,” said Jeanne Murphy, Director or Institutional … Continue reading The Kew-Forest School’s Founder’s Day Carnival is this Saturday, October 14th, 2-5pm

MK Vision Center is raffling off a FREE pair of Mott & Bayard sunglasses & a MxB hoodie

                              MK Vision Center, located at 107-29 71st Ave in Forest Hills is at it again. The leading optical company, known for their giveaways and fashion forward eyewear team, is hosting their newest Mott & Bayard Eyewear giveaway for new email newsletter subscribers! The winner will get a FREE pair of MB sunglasses PLUS … Continue reading MK Vision Center is raffling off a FREE pair of Mott & Bayard sunglasses & a MxB hoodie

Bob Dylan coming to Forest Hills stadium this summer

The legendary artists keep coming to Forest Hills stadium, which saw The Who last year and will now see both Paul Simon and newly announced Bob Dylan this summer. Dylan’s performance on July 8 is part of a country-wide tour in support of his new record Fallen Angels. Anyone who buys tickets to a show on the tour, will receive a free copy of the new album. Tickets … Continue reading Bob Dylan coming to Forest Hills stadium this summer

Queens Native Opens Bar on Metro

Glendale native Timothy Ducey recently got into the business of entrepreneurship after purchasing the Taphouse on Austin Street in Forest Hills and opening his very first bar, Acey Ducey’s on Metropolitan Avenue. After working for the former Morrison’s Bar and Restaurant in the Acey Ducey’s location at 101-17 Metropolitan Ave., it was no coincidence why he revitalized the neighborhood staple under his own name. “Having … Continue reading Queens Native Opens Bar on Metro

Fight for a Borough Hall monument

Perhaps a sculpture in New York City never experienced as much controversy as “The Triumph of Civic Virtue,” which proves that a significant work of public art inspires a great debate. Here’s a rundown of Civic Virtue’s controversial history: 1922: Civic Virtue, a 22-foot stone and white Georgia marble statue designed by the famed sculptor Frederick MacMonnies is installed in City Hall Park. May 29, … Continue reading Fight for a Borough Hall monument