Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Value Depot Mystery Solved

For the two of you who were breathlessly wondering what was going on with our delightful Value Depot on 71st/Continental Ave., well, it's becoming another discount store. Not very surprising given the location... Forest Hills' Value Depot Closes to Make Room For Another Discount Store 

Personally, I've never set foot in the Value Depot. In fact, this story is the most I've given any thought to it on the Blog. But for those of you always on the lookout for a bargain, I suppose the news will be welcomed that you'll still have a place to go...



Monday, February 8, 2016

Big Changes Coming to Restaurant Row

A reader tipped me off to this story in the Queens Tribune:

Gulluscio also noted that there will be another mixed use structure going up at 107-18 70th Rd in Forest Hills, across the street from the Verizon building near one of the busiest stretches of Austin Street. - See more at: http://queenstribune.com/central-queens-rising-new-developments-planned-in-rego-park-forest-hills/#sthash.DPEZvOnE.dpuf
Central Queens Rising: New Developments Planned In Rego Park, Forest Hills 
Gulluscio also noted that there will be another mixed use structure going up at 107-18 70th Rd in Forest Hills, across the street from the Verizon building near one of the busiest stretches of Austin Street. 

Gulluscio also noted that there will be another mixed use structure going up at 107-18 70th Rd in Forest Hills, across the street from the Verizon building near one of the busiest stretches of Austin Street. - See more at: http://queenstribune.com/central-queens-rising-new-developments-planned-in-rego-park-forest-hills/#sthash.DPEZvOnE.dpuf
Gulluscio also noted that there will be another mixed use structure going up at 107-18 70th Rd in Forest Hills, across the street from the Verizon building near one of the busiest stretches of Austin Street. - See more at: http://queenstribune.com/central-queens-rising-new-developments-planned-in-rego-park-forest-hills/#sthash.DPEZvOnE.dpuf
Gulluscio also noted that there will be another mixed use structure going up at 107-18 70th Rd in Forest Hills, across the street from the Verizon building near one of the busiest stretches of Austin Street. - See more at: http://queenstribune.com/central-queens-rising-new-developments-planned-in-rego-park-forest-hills/#sthash.DPEZvOnE.dpuf
Gulluscio also noted that there will be another mixed use structure going up at 107-18 70th Rd in Forest Hills, across the street from the Verizon building near one of the busiest stretches of Austin Street. - See more at: http://queenstribune.com/central-queens-rising-new-developments-planned-in-rego-park-forest-hills/#sthash.DPEZvOnE.dpuf
Gulluscio also noted that there will be another mixed use structure going up at 107-18 70th Rd in Forest Hills, across the street from the Verizon building near one of the busiest stretches of Austin Street. - See more at: http://queenstribune.com/central-queens-rising-new-developments-planned-in-rego-park-forest-hills/#sthash.DPEZvOnE.dpuf

Gulluscio also noted that there will be another mixed use structure going up at 107-18 70th Rd in Forest Hills, across the street from the Verizon building near one of the busiest stretches of Austin Street. - See more at: http://queenstribune.com/central-queens-rising-new-developments-planned-in-rego-park-forest-hills/#sthash.DPEZvOnE.dpuf

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Winter Thaw

It was downright Spring-like today. And fittingly, because guess who's returning to Forest Hills for an encore in June??

Yes, things are starting to come alive again here in The Hills...



Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Workin' on the Shack

Work has suddenly sped up on the Shake Shack on Austin St., scheduled to open sometime in April...



Sunday, January 24, 2016

Abandoned Car Creating Traffic Concern

One reader sent me this email tonight:

"Uber drive abandoned his car in the middle of 72nd drive, between 112th/ 113th street.
The street wasn't plowed at all and all cars on that street are stuck.
Driver hasn't returned and city hasn't responded.
Monday morning will be hell on 113th street and 72nd road when all the school buses coming off the van wyck try to come up against the traffic created from this one car."


Digging Out