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Author: Angelina Sun

Event | 13th September 2019

Explore Flushing’s Victorian Past

September is a great time to enjoy late summer weather and the bounty of a summer garden. The Voelker Orth Museum welcomes guests to take a step back in time to the days when home gardens and backyard gatherings were a big part of life in Queens. The Museum occupies a Victorian 1890s house, a […]

Art | 30th August 2019

ACP World Premiere: Colors of Us by Claire Marie Lim

On Sunday, September 15th 2019, at the Queens Botanical Garden, electronic music artist and technologist Claire Marie Lim (a.k.a. dolltr!ck) will present a live performance of Colors of Us, an album of new music created with female-identifying youth of Asian descent in Queens. Inspired by the emotions and experiences of young Asian and Asian-American people with […]

Food | 30th August 2019

Local Farmers Bring Harvest to Flushing

This summer, GrowNYC’s Flushing Greenmarket returns to Maple Playground for its fourth season. The Flushing Greenmarket is one of 50 that GrowNYC operates as part of a mission to provide all New Yorkers with convenient access to fresh, healthy, and locally-produced food, while promoting regional agriculture by supplying a marketplace in the City for family […]

History | 12th February 2019

The Search for Freedom in Queens

The Bowne House and Lewis Latimer House Museum Celebrate Black History Month Highlights from the Bowne and Parsons Families’ Activities in Abolition and the Underground Railroad Robert Bowne (1744), the great-grandson of John Bowne, was both an early and prominent abolitionist in the family active in the anti slavery movement. In 1785, he joined with […]

Event | 4th December 2018

Flushing Town Hall Invites Community to Participate in a Red Envelope Show

  Flushing Town Hall is looking to paint the town red this new year; well, decorate the Hall red is more like it. This historic venue is partnering with curator Bert Chau of the Grumpy Bert gallery for the Red Envelope Show in honor of the 2019 Lunar New Year and Flushing Town Hall’s 40th […]

Food | 29th November 2018

Enjoy Authentic Hong Kong Wonton Soup In The Heart Of Flushing!

As the temperatures start to drop, warm up with a bowl of authentic Hong Kong wonton soup, right here in Flushing! Check out Edible Queens writer Stanford Chiou‘s take on how a local Flushing restaurant compares to one of Hong Kong’s best wonton soup restaurants here.

Places | 9th November 2018

Holiday Shopping Guide

Flushing Fantastic’s top unique holiday gifts, and the best places to shop for them in our neighborhood The holidays are a time for giving, we all know that, but the giving doesn’t have to stop at loved ones. By shopping local we create a giving multiplier, not only bringing joy to friends and family, but […]

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