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Category: Flushing Tour’s

Celebration | 11th October 2019

Celebrate Freedom & Diversity at the Queens Interfaith Unity Walk

In 1657, the farmers of Flushing courageously stood up for our freedom of conscience (telling Governor Stuyvesant that the “law of love, peace and liberty in the states extend[s] to Jews, Turks and Egyptians”). Since then, religious freedom has become a bedrock of our society and we have all benefited from this legacy of peaceful coexistence. Flushing, now […]

Event | 9th July 2019

Tour de Flushing

Tour de Flushing is a FREE, marshalled, family-friendly ride through Queens’ Greenbelt and beautiful tree-lined streets. The base ride is 15 miles long with an optional 4 mile leg through beautiful, hilly Douglaston if you want an extra challenge.  Our ride finishes in Queens’ food capital, Downtown Flushing. Free valet bike parking will be available […]

Flushing Tour's | 13th June 2019

Flushing’s Chinese Community Tour

Flushing’s Chinese Community Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 6PM ($20 per person, advanced registration is required) This immigrant destination and commercial center has come to rival its Manhattan antecedent. Taiwanese rather than Cantonese at its core, Flushing plays a host to a variety of overseas Chinese groups. Rezoning and greater land availability support unusual real […]

Flushing Tour's | 12th June 2019

Flushing’s Korean Community Tour

Flushing’s Korean Community Friday, June 28, 2019 at 6PM ($20 per person, advanced registration is required) Koreans are the premiere small businessmen and church builders of contemporary immigration. Their center of gravity has migrated away from Central Flushing and is now sprawling east along Northern Boulevard and to “Koran Villages” at LIRR stations. See surprising […]

Event | 8th May 2019

Jack Eichenbaum to Lead Sacred Sites Tour

Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019Time: 12:00pm – 2:30pm Start Location:Quaker Meeting House, 137-16 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY 11354End Location: St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, 136-76 41st Avenue Flushing, NY 11355 Advanced registration is required at https://bit.ly/2DGa37V. The New York Landmarks Conservancy: Flushing Sacred Sites Tour Queens is the most diverse county in the United States. With nearly half of […]

Event | 25th March 2019

Explore the International Express with the Queens Borough Historian!

This series of six walks and connecting rides along North Queens’ transportation corridor became a signature tour, focusing on what the #7 Train did to and for surrounding neighborhoods since it began service in 1914. In the New World of the Number 7 Train, walks take place in the Hudson Yards, the Long Island City shoreline, […]

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