Author Archives: Amber James

Forest Hills Resident Offers Free Dog Walking for Seniors and Terminally Ill Patients

Pets are excellent additions to the family, but what happens when you're unable to give a beloved pet what it needs because of age or illness? Enter Forest Hills resident Corinne Conover of "Paw It Forward." Conover, who has dedicated most of her life to aiding cancer patients, is now spending her free time volunteering…

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Awesome Things to Do in Queens This Month

  Just because it is cold outside doesn't mean you have to hibernate. Kick off the new year at these can't-miss events, exhibits and more happening around Queens.   Queens Botanical Garden’s Winter Family Programs On each Saturday in January, the Queens Botanical Garden is hosting kid-friendly programs and activities like Plants We Eat, Bugging…

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Forest Hills Is Becoming a Destination for Chinese Food

Have you heard? The Chinese dining scene is growing in Forest Hills with several new establishments popping up in the area. The New York Times recently reported on how the NYC neighborhood has rapidly emerged as a Chinese food destination. Whether you like soup dumplings, dim sum, hand-pulled noodles pork buns or bubble teas, here’s…

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8 Secrets of Forest Hills Stadium

Formerly a tennis stadium and concert stage, Forest Hills Stadium reopened in 2013 as one of Queens' most popular concert venues. Parker Tower residents have easy access to the stadium that has been bringing the hottest musical acts since the 1960s. In 1923, Forest Hills Stadium was constructed on open farmland.   The venue became…

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