Week in Review

Catch up on the top stories in your community.

It was a very cold week and a fairly busy one for news in Forest Hills.

A spokesman for ProHealth said the urgent care center would now likely open in the spring and a new eatery known as The Other Place opened on Metropolitan Avenue.

And the 112th Precinct Community Council announced that Queens Borough President Melinda Katz would drop by the group's upcoming meeting.

Here is your Week in Review.


Melinda Katz, the new Queens borough president, will speak at the 112th Precinct Community Council's Jan. 15 meeting. Also, the landlord for Boutique for Children said the Austin Street store would close its doors at the end of the month.


The Other Place, a new eatery operated by the owner of Dirty Pierre's, opened on Metropolitan Avenue.


ProHealth, which was originally expected to debut on Austin Street around Jan. 1, will now likely open this spring, a spokesman for the urgent care facility said.


A city Health Department report found that nearly one-third of children under the age of 5 years did not receive a flu shot this past year. And the city's Sanitation Department spoke to Community Board 6 about its snow removal plan for the winter.


The city's Historic Districts Council named Forest Close as one of its Six to Celebrate in 2014. And the owners of Tuscan Hills plan to open a pizza-by-the-inch eatery at the former Just Like Mother's site.

Take a look at this review of Spike Jonze's "Her," which opened in Forest Hills this weekend.


This week's Queens Eats recipe is slow cooked corn beef and cabbage.


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