Tag: forest-hills

Korean restaurant opens in Forest Hills, third in a growing chain


Nov. 15, 2023 By Rachel Butler A Korean restaurant opened its doors in Forest Hills at 107-12 70th Rd., which formerly housed the burger joint Roam.  This is the third restaurant for Kuku Korean Cuisine, which opened its first location in Long Island City in 2020. The business also has a location in Williamsburg and…
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Israeli conflict hits close to home for residents in Forest Hills and neighboring communities


Oct. 24, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan On Sunday, Oct. 22, dozens of Forest Hills residents showed up to MacDonald Park on Queens Boulevard to shine light on the hostages who were taken during the Oct 7. attack on Israel.  According to the Kidnapped from Israel project, close to 200 civilians ranging from 3 months old to 85 years old were abducted by Hamas militants and taken hostage into Gaza where they still remain. Many were kidnapped from their homes, others from a music festival and some from public spaces. The first two Israeli hostages were released by Hamas on Oct….
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Queens councilwoman hosts back to school backpack giveaway in Forest Hills

Sep. 6, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed As the summer comes to a close and families prepare for the new school year, Councilwoman Lynn Schulman hosted a successful back-to-school backpack giveaway event in Forest Hills on Aug. 30.  The event was a joint effort involving several esteemed partners, including District Attorney Melinda Katz, Queens Center Mall,…
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Woman dead, 1-year-old baby injured in Forest Hills apartment fire: NYPD

Aug. 19, 2023 By Zachary Gewelb A woman died and four others — including a 1-year-old child — were injured as a result of an apartment fire in Forest Hills late Friday night, according to authorities. FDNY and NYPD personnel responded to a call regarding the fire at 71-11 Austin St., at 71st Avenue and…
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Forest Hills water main project to cause temporary service shutdown next week

Aug. 11, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed A project to install a new 20-inch diameter water main on 108th Street from 66th Avenue to 67th Drive in Forest Hills will disrupt water service beginning Monday, Aug. 14 through Friday, Aug. 18, according to the city Department of Design & Construction (DDC).  The DDC is managing the…
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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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