Wednesday, November 28, 2007

RKF - King of Chains


Looks like a Panera is coming to the building next to Trader Joe's. While a lot of comments mentioned Panera as one of the few chains welcome in Forest Hills, it's not the kind of place worth driving to. And it certainly doesn't warrant a bus ride. But with a Home Depot, Sports Authority, TJ's, Staples, Michael's, and a few more big spaces available, there's definitely a need for some place for people to chill out for a few minutes.

You gotta love the level of chains RKF is bringing to Forest Hills, Payless and Conway this ain't. You also have to admire the chutzpah shown by listing 73-25 Woodhaven Blvd. as "Forest Hills." 90-30 Metropolitan is one thing, but Woodhaven? In any case, they've taken an ugly as hell intersection (Woodhaven/Metropolitan) and actually turned it into something people want to visit. Amazing job.