Newly open Target in Forest Hills receives mixed reactions from the community
All photos: Alec Posner and Nicole Kuliyev/QNS

Target has officially opened up on 70-00 Austin Street, Forest Hills on Wednesday, July 20. The discount giant has replaced the previous bookstore, Barnes and Nobles, which closed in December. This new Target is following a “flexible-format” strategy, which means that the store is smaller and it caters to specific needs of their local customers by featuring apparel and […]

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Ridgewood is the backdrop of the new NSFW indie drama about NYC teens
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Ridgewood has a rich legacy in cinema and it is about to about to get another, even juicier credit with the upcoming release of indie drama “White Girl.” How exactly the film will portray Ridgewood is still not entirely clear. But based on the trailer (watch below) and on VICE heralding it as “the most explosive […]

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Try these 7 sweet Forest Hills ice cream shops to help you cool off
All photos: Ruthie Darling/QNS

In case you haven’t noticed yet, New York City is boiling, and these past few weeks have been a scorcher. With temperatures in the high 80s (or 90s), everyone’s favorite cold treat, ice cream, has been our only solace. If we’re talking the best ice cream places in this city’s best borough, then the number one […]

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Watch short films by Queens artists at the Boulevard Film Festival in Sunnyside next week
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A group of Queens-based filmmakers will hold a festival in Sunnyside to showcase the work of fellow artists. The Boulevard Film Festival will take place from July 15 through July 17 at three different venues in Sunnyside including the Thalia Spanish Theatre, Bar 43 and The DOG and DUCK. This year’s festival will showcase short films […]

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Elmhurst building which houses Popeye’s and Pronto Pizza is now for sale for $9M
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The home of two restaurants located in the heart of the most highly trafficked location in Elmhurst’s retail hub is now on the market. The one-story building located at 89-30 Queens Blvd. is approximately 2,749 square-feet and is currently home to a Popeye’s on one side and Pronto Pizza on the other. The building’s parking lot […]

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