The photos in this listing for 19 Puritan Avenue (aka 19 75 Road) in Forest Hills are woeful but the house itself is pretty nice–and could be very nice with the right touch. That’s another way of saying it’s got good bones but there have been some questionable remodeling decisions over the years. Nothing that would cost too much to remedy though. Plus, it’s just a hop, skip and a car-dodge away to Forest Park. The Center Hall Colonial, which appears to have been in the same family for the past 40 years, is asking $1,988,000.
19 Puritan Avenue [M. Brady & Associates] GMAP P*Shark
Here’s a sweet video taken last night of the Long Island City holiday lighting celebration. LIC Partnership President Liz Lusskin, Jeffrey Goodell of JetBlue, Senator Michael Gianaris, Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, Sheila Lewandowski of The Chocolate Factory Theater and children from the LIC community gathered to speak (and sing!). You can now catch the […]
This 12-story, 100-room hotel at 39-16 College Point Boulevard is now showing off its facade. Over the summer, construction was moving along and scaffolding was up. The architect is Michael Kang — interesting design, to say the least. According to this website, the finished product will have commercial space, a ground-floor terrace, and rooftop bars […]
The Forest Hills Greenmarket, originally slated to close for the season on December 29th, will likely extend its run year-round. Edge of the City picks up on a few signs that the market will continue, including word from one of the market organizers. There’s also a petition going around to keep it running — if […]
They have a lot in common. Judith Sloan (above) is an actress, audio artist, writer, radio producer, educator and poet whose work combines humor, pathos and a love of the absurd. Warren Lehrer is a writer and designer who reunites storytelling with the printed word. This married couple from Sunnyside cofounded EarSay, an arts organization that documents […]
Holiday season magic is in the air. So are classic concerts, Irish ballads, the Marimba, doo woop and the Boston Pops. In addition to the wonderful sounds, Queens hosts a brand new play, various throwback movies, tree lightings and the opportunity to edit Wikipedia entries about the borough. After the jump, we break down all […]