Painted pianos are scattered across Forest Hills parks

July 17, 2018 by  

Every summer since 2006, colorfully painted and decorated pianos have popped up in parks in Forest Hills and other areas of Queens. This summer, 51 pianos were installed during the month of June

The pianos are [Read more]

Forest Hills gears up for new stadium opening

June 18, 2018 by  

The US Open arrives in Forest Hills in August. If all goes well, the new Louis Armstrong Stadium should be opening just in time for the tennis competition.

At the beginning of [Read more]

Forest Hills women work on book to inspire a generation of female leaders

May 10, 2018 by  

When Sharita Manickam of Forest Hills had her daughter, she wrote a poem describing all the paths her daughter could take. A few years later, when a woman was running for president, Manickam noticed that her daughter and other [Read more]

Parents speak out over overcrowding at Forest Hills school

April 19, 2018 by  

The lack of classroom spots for neighborhood children has led some local parents to take action.

PS 196 in Forest Hills has had [Read more]

Forest Hills tennis nonprofit to hold tryouts

March 17, 2018 by  

NYC Aces, a new nonprofit in Queens, is running a program that aims to provide low-cost or free tennis instruction to underserved kids and teenagers in the area. At the moment, the program is for youngsters in Forest Hills, Elmhurst, and [Read more]

Forest Hills residents discuss boulevard redesign

February 17, 2018 by  

Work is about to get underway on the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) redesign project of Queens Boulevard, from Forest Hills to Kew Gardens.

Before the [Read more]

Pizza chain to soon call Forest Hills home

January 17, 2018 by  

Forest Hills will soon get its first location of Numero 28 Pizzeria, a popular chain that serves Neapolitan-style pies, prepared in a brick oven using a generations-old recipe.

The new restaurant will be [Read more]

Library near Forest Hills set to begin renovation

December 26, 2017 by  

The Richmond Hill branch of the Queens Library is over 100 years old, and officials believe that it is time that the branch, located near Forest Hills, got a facelift.

Plans are about to [Read more]

Progressive Indian restaurant opens near Forest Hills

November 13, 2017 by  

The owners of the new Aroma Progressive Indian Cuisine in Rego Park, near Forest Hills, wanted to do something a bit different.

The restaurant serves traditional Indian dishes, as [Read more]

Forest Hills school celebrates golden anniversary

October 9, 2017 by  

Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Academy in Forest Hills first opened to students 50 years ago. To honor all those years of education, the academy is holding an anniversary gala this month.

Faculty, parents, and [Read more]

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