New Trader Joe’s in Forest Hills opening next week

Trader Joe's
The new Trader Joe’s store on Yellowstone Blvd. is set to open their doors to the Forest Hills community.
Photo courtesy of Trader Joe’s

The wait is almost over. A Trader Joe’s store will be opening its doors to the Forest Hills community next week on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

The new 17,000 square-foot store will be located at 69-65 Yellowstone Blvd., just a block away from Austin Street. The interior artwork will feature the rich comic book history of Forest Hills.

Following a ribbon cutting ceremony, the store will officially open for business at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday. There will also be giveaways for the first 100 customers.

Currently there are two other Trader Joe’s locations in Queens – at 9030 Metropolitan Ave. in Rego Park and at 22-43 Jackson Ave. in Long Island City.

Hiring efforts for the new location are currently underway, with a focus on hiring locally within the community. Anyone interested in applying for a position can visit traderjoes.com/careers for more information. Crew members at this location will be paid $18- $20 per hour.

As part of Trader Joe’s longstanding Neighborhood Shares Program, the new location will donate 100% of their unsold, but fit to enjoy, products to a range of non-profit and community-centered organizations each day of the week.

Regular store hours will be from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.