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Old 02-24-2011, 04:46 PM
 
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forest hills is kinda the park slope of queens. Good schools, safe, family place. It has more shopping and restaurants then kew gardens. You shouldn't need a car in either place since there's plenty of subway options and lirr. forest hills is going to have higher rents. Fh is one the more desirable places to live in queens
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Old 02-25-2011, 12:51 AM
 
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Basically, Kew gardens is for pple who can't afford FH.
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Old 02-25-2011, 01:28 AM
 
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Basically, Kew gardens is for pple who can't afford FH.
lol, interesting.

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KG has an express stop too. Both the E and F trains stop at the Union Turnpike/Kew Gardens station.
the thing is, the bullk of kew gardens is located "well south" of that station

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This is why I groan at the thought of having to deal with and live closely with the same people. At work too.

Is it really necessary to put the lady's phone number here on C-D? Shouldn't that be deleted? (personal info)
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Old 02-25-2011, 12:24 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn, NY
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75th Avenue (serviced only by the F train).
The E train skips the 75th Ave during rush-hour but does stop there.

As far as 24 delis...I live near the 67th stop and have an 24 hour grocery store (Fruit Ranch) near me.

There's several bars, shops (boutiques & chains), restaurants & pharmacies condense along Austin St. area (near LIRR & Subway - FH).
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Old 02-25-2011, 02:20 PM
 
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The E train skips the 75th Ave during rush-hour but does stop there.
Actually the E train stops at the 75th Avenue station weekday evenings/late nights and on weekends (meaning it skips 75th Avenue all day during the work week not only during rush hours).
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Old 06-04-2014, 10:45 PM
 
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Default Kew Gardens in Great!

I love living here..beautiful homes, quiet, rolling hills. Not as popular as Forest Hills..but not as many problems either. Austin Street in Forest Hills has alot of problems at night due to the bars in the area. Lots of police and noise. Also, Austin Street retail and restaurants are commercial and the best thing there is the pop up fruit vendor on Continental.
Come to Kew..real nice place.
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Old 06-04-2014, 10:52 PM
 
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Basically, Kew gardens is for pple who can't afford FH.
So not true. Both the same if you rent in a high rise..homes in Kew and FH range the same. Lots of homes in the "Gardens" dont look so great anymore. Homes in Kew are comparable and the hills are awesome.
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Old 06-05-2014, 06:29 AM
 
Location: Plandome, NY
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So not true. Both the same if you rent in a high rise..homes in Kew and FH range the same. Lots of homes in the "Gardens" dont look so great anymore. Homes in Kew are comparable and the hills are awesome.
gibberish
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:40 PM
 
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I lived in Kew Gardens, and now I live in forest hills closer to 67th drive, on the north side of Queens Boulevard. I miss Kew Gardens a lot, and if it was not for the fact that I have kids, I would not have moved to Forest Hills. Forest Hills has the best elementary schools in New York STATE. If you are single, or childless, and you want to live in a calm, pretty, friendly neighborhood with convenient transportation, and you find a good deal on an apartment-go for Kew Gardens, closer to the "village" area and not too far from Austin. I know Forest Hills has more restaurants, but they are really not worth living there for-trust me. If you want to shop or dine there, Forest Hills is only 3 minutes away anyway. Kew Gardens had two things that I loved-my favorite Indian Restaurant, and the best movie theater in Queens-one that plays artsy movies all within walking distance. The village has everything you need, a cute pottery store, decent pizza place, health food store, and okay delis. Furthermore, Metropolitan is not too far away, and there you have many more restaurants. If you need to do clothes shopping, most people go to the malls in Elmhurst and Rego Park anyway, so you don't gain much by living in Forest Hills on that end. Another thing I liked about Kew Gardens is that there are less elderly people there-although they seem to have decreased in numbers over time. I just found it strange to see so many people with walkers on the streets of Forest Hills when I first moved there. The one area I was disappointed in my immediate are in Kew Gardens is the lack of a small park/sitting areal. Where I am in Forest Hills has a small park and two playgrounds close by. Of course, if you walk about ten-fifteen minutes you do get to one of the prettiest parks in queens in Kew Gardens. So if you do find a place in Kew gardens, I suggest you get one with a balcony so you don't feel so closed in into your apt.
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Old 06-13-2014, 04:28 AM
 
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In general Forest Hills is nicer than Kew Gardens, but most of Kew Gardens is nicer than parts of Forest Hills (i.e., way up there on 108th st).
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