Large weekend turnout boosts bid to save historic Forest Hills movie theater


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Eric Jankiewicz

The almost century-old Forest Hills theater sold out most of its weekend showings of “American Sniper” and owner Nicolas Nicolaou plans to use the high numbers in his bid to convince Hollywood movie companies to grant the theater first-run movies.

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Ticket sales at historic Forest Hills movie theater skyrocket in bid for survival


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Eric Jankiewicz

The almost century-old Forest Hills theater sold out most of its showings of “American Sniper” on Thursday night — the start of a crucial weekend for sales that will be used to determine if the theater should get first-run films and remain in business.

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Pearl Jam fans hold fundraiser, continue quest to lure the band to Forest Hills


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by  Ross Belsky

On Thursday the fanatics from Pearl Jam Forest Hills hosted their long-awaited fundraiser at Austin’s Ale House in Kew Gardens hoping to add to the $107,000 they’ve already collected to convince Eddie Vedder and the band to play at Forest Hills Stadium.

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Forest Hills Tudor co-op complex getting $5M in repairs


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Christopher Bride/ PropertyShark 

The Tennis View Apartments at 4 Dartmouth St., which were built in 1917, according to a representative at National Cooperative Bank (NCB), have deteriorating roofs. The co-op recently borrowed the money from NCB to revitalize the roofs and modernize the elevators.

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