Forest Hills Blog

  • A 1927 Forest Hills Map with A Story To Tell

    Hits: 125A Historic Treasure That Shows Up on Your Doorstep By Michael Perlman mperlman@queensledger.com Highly stylized maps depicting Forest Hills are few and far between, and it is a good possibility that authentic copies do not... The post <strong><u>A 1927 Forest Hills Map with A Story To Tell</u></strong> appeared first on This is Forest Hills.

  • Commemorating 100 Years of Significant Forest Hills Buildings

    Hits: 270 A Landmark-Worthy Trail in Forest Hills By Michael Perlman mperlman@queensledger.com Art and architecture are a gift for the masses, especially throughout historic Forest Hills. This is proven by an extensive collection of Tudor, Georgian... The post <strong>Commemorating 100 Years of Significant Forest Hills Buildings</strong> appeared first on This is Forest Hills.

  • The Dirty Dancing Soundtrack… A Spotlight in Queens

    Hits: 546  Notable Composers Preserve Patrick Swayze’s Legacy My Michael Perlman mperlman@queensledger.com It was once an even more dramatic moment to spot a much-anticipated film on an illuminated movie theater marquee alongside a Tudor or Art... The post <strong><u>The Dirty Dancing Soundtrack… A Spotlight in Queens</u></strong> appeared first on This is Forest Hills.

  • Reimagining Austin Street with Public Plazas

    Hits: 574 Plan To Pedestrianize Historic Forest Hills Street By Michael Perlman mperlman@queensledger.com Since the early 20th century, Austin Street has been a major thoroughfare of Forest Hills, consisting of shops, restaurants, office spaces, and historic Tudor... The post <strong><u>Reimagining Austin Street with Public Plazas</u></strong> appeared first on This is Forest Hills.

  • A Tribute To Forest Hills’ Own Burt Bacharach

    Burt Freeman Bacharach, a former Forest Hills resident, was born on May 12, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri and passed away on Feb. 8 in Los Angeles. With over 500 compositions that merge jazz, pop, rock and Brazilian elements, Bacharach scored 73 American and 52 U.K. Top 40 hits, as well as seven Billboard Hot 100 number ones. He was the recipient of six Grammys, three Oscars and one Emmy Award, and was honored with the 2008 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.  The post <strong>A Tribute To Forest Hills’ Own Burt Bacharach</strong> appeared first on This is Forest Hills.

Farmer Bob’s Blog

  • 3 Spring Shrubs Serving Up Yellow, Red and Almond Joy

    As spring roars in behind its exuberant parade of dogwood, redbud, magnolia and cherry trees I sit ready to praise a trio of shrubs that bring me almost as much joy without all the press: the vivid quince, the golden kerria and the oh-so-lovely pink almond, the latter often derided in highbrow horticultural circles. The knock on all of them ... Read More The post 3 Spring Shrubs Serving Up Yellow, Red and Almond Joy appeared first on Hidden Hill Nursery & Sculpture Garden.

  • Hidden Hill is closing nursery

    Yes, the Angel Trumpets got it right again. After 19 years of incredible fun, joy and satisfaction, and the best customers in horticultural history, Hidden Hill is closing its nursery operation this fall. It is a decision made by brilliant mind, aging body and impatient financial adviser – the latter a guy who has always made too much sense. In ... Read More The post Hidden Hill is closing nursery appeared first on Hidden Hill Nursery & Sculpture Garden.

  • Tin Chickens are the Right Garden Art for Us

    In the end it came down to a pair of ornamental tin chickens, both of them, no doubt, created in a distant and dangerous land soon to be confronting more tariffs – or less. So it goes in the modern yard-art department where, at some point, everything seems fair game or fowl. My taste in such in our Hidden Hill ... Read More The post Tin Chickens are the Right Garden Art for Us appeared first on Hidden Hill Nursery & Sculpture Garden.

  • Photography Workshop

    Nothing says spring like a white crab apple blossom caressed by morning rain. It’s living art that can be captured forever in a photograph, and two of the Louisville area’s finest photographers, John Nation and Danny Dempster, will teach you how at a two-day Hidden Hill Nature Photography Workshop! The opening session will be at 6 p.m. Friday, May 11 ... Read More The post Photography Workshop appeared first on Hidden Hill Nursery & Sculpture Garden.

  • Bob Hill & The Cherry Tree

    Through a much practiced combination of plant lust and poor planning, Hidden Hill has a surplus of cornelian cherry trees for sale – not to forget those blooming right now along our driveway. Perpetual early Spring charmers! We will have them at half-price when we open March 30. They will finished blooming by then with hundreds of bright red fall ... Read More The post Bob Hill & The Cherry Tree appeared first on Hidden Hill Nursery & Sculpture Garden.

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