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Get an insider’s perspective on top things to do, see, and eat in Flushing!

Explore History & Culture on #HollyTour2018
The holidays are up-and-coming! Treat your friends and family to the great history of Flushing through the Holiday Historical House Tour this weekend on Sunday, December 9, 1-5pm. With just one ticket, guests can visit SEVEN historical houses, landmarks, and museums! Sites will include musical performances, enjoyable holiday crafts, and themed seasonal displays and decorations as
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Alumni Store in Flushing
Flushing, already known for delicious food spots like New World Mall, bargain brand names at Skyview Mall, not to mention tourist meccas like the 1964 World’s Fair Unisphere, is about to get a new “hype” shoe store: Alumni. “This is not just a sneaker store, but a premium high concept boutique,” said Jaeki Cho, store
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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
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2018 Flushing Library Holiday Tree Lighting
As the Holiday season approaches, Flushing will have its annual Holiday Tree Lighting in front of Queens Library. The event will start on Friday, November 30th at 5:30pm. Along with the beautiful scenery of a bright Christmas tree, there will also be performances of magic, singing, and music. For more information, please refer to the
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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.
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New York’s Biggest Cheese Festival Returns to Flushing
NY Epicurean Events, a member of the Chamber, is hosting the biggest cheese lovers event in New York City, The Great Northeast Cheese Fest, returns on Saturday, December 1st at Flushing Town Hall from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Guests will savor many cheeses and learn about them face to face from their creators. Pairings
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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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Leaf Bar & Lounge
Flushing offers many places for tourists to visit such as the Unisphere. You can explore beautiful sites such as the Leaf Bar & Lounge, the 1st cocktail bar in Flushing, on the rooftop of Hyatt Place to have a exhilarating night out. With their delicious cuisine, incredible glimpse of Citi Field, and music at the
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Learn FREE Wilderness Survival Skills: Knot Tying
Join the NYC Park’s Urban Park Rangers to Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. An outdoor experience that you will never forget with a FREE admission. The location is Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue in Kissena Park. The event will be held
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Global Kids 5K Run/Walk/Push
Love Running? Well, here is an opportunity for you run/ jog/ walk around Flushing’s most attractive tourist site: The Unisphere. Bring your family and friends for a day of fun, while supporting the Global Kids 5K Run . The cost for admission is FREE for students under 18, $25 for early registration and $35 for general registration.
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SORI Artist Tours and News
The SORI Artist Tour of 2018 will be a great year for our newest artist KIM SO RA! A multi-award winning Korean traditional percussionist KIM SO RA has been selected as an official showcase artist. The day of the tour is on November 9th, 2018 at 8 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit Flushing Town Hall.  
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Where can you get the best desserts this summer?
Now that summer is here in full sweltering force it’s time for a listicle that’s as chill as an icicle. Check out Joe DiStefano‘s favorite frozen treats ranging from traditional Thai and Mexican icees to some decidedly highfalutin ice cream and other treats.  Read about all the great places on Joe’s list, including Flushing’s Spot
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