It was a busy week for news in Forest Hills.
A former teacher from the community was sentenced to for statutory rape and two firms were picked to conduct a study for the proposed QueensWay park.
And the historic Tea Gardens, which will soon be upgraded, was recently used for a film shoot on iconic director Stanley Kubrick.
Here is your Week in Review.
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The New York director of the Trust for Public Land announced that two firms had been chosen to conduct a study for converting abandoned railroad into QueensWay park. And a Forest Hills teacher who taught at a Flushing school was sentenced to six months for having sex with an underage girl.
The Queens Community House was picked by the city’s Department of Education to run a transfer high school in Springfield Gardens.
A film crew recently shot scenes from “Fidelio,” which chronicles the life of Stanley Kubrick at the Tea Gardens in Forest Hills.
Michelle Obama was scheduled to speak at the Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day at the USTA’s Billie Jean King Tennis Center this weekend.
This week’s Queens Eats recipe is chicken with cardamom rice.