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Queens historian joins Brooklyn-based preservationists in salvaging signs from shuttered NYC businesses

The sign salvage crew with David Barnett, 2nd from left with Michael Perlman & Chris of Legit Fit NYC, 2nd from right

Aug. 22, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Gone, but not forgotten. A Queens historian and preservationist has teamed up with a Brooklyn-based foundation to salvage storefront signs from shuttered city businesses — including the distinct red and yellow sign of the Alpha Donuts coffee shop in Sunnyside and the Tower Diner sign in Forest Hills that… Read more »

‘We’re just getting started’: LIJ Forest Hills Hospital celebrates 70th anniversary

Aug. 4, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed To commemorate LIJ Forest Hills Hospital’s 70th anniversary, current and former staff held a celebration on Wednesday, Aug. 2, recalling memories through videos and speeches at the hospital which has been committed to meeting the health care needs of the Queens community.  A large two-tier cake with an aerial…
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International restaurant chain Kyuramen celebrates grand opening in Forest Hills

Jul. 28, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Kyuramen, an international restaurant chain known for its traditional Japanese ramen, celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Forest Hills on Thursday, July 27.  Alan Ni, owner of Kyuramen, was joined by state Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr., President of Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce Leslie Brown, and representatives…
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Forest Hills resident launches new initiative to create mural highlighting community’s rich history

Jul. 25, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Forest Hills resident and local preservationist Michael Perlman is spearheading a new initiative to create a large-scale architectural and cultural history mural in the community.  Perlman, who is chair of the Rego-Forest Preservation Council and a member of Four Borough Neighborhood Preservation Alliance, said the mural will be a…
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Leasing begins at new luxury 11-story apartment building in Forest Hills that will also house Trader Joe’s on ground floor

Jul. 13, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Leasing has begun at a new luxury 11-story apartment building in Forest Hills that will also feature a Trader Joe’s on its ground floor. The new building, a red-bricked development called The Yellowstone, has 166 units and is located at 69-65 Yellowstone Blvd. The building comes with a fitness…
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