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

The Zagat Survey Is Live – Help Get The Word Out To Flushing
The Zagat New York City Restaurants Guide is back for 2020, and it needs your dining intel. From now until May 5th, if you head to survey.zagat.com you can rate and review restaurants you’ve tried around Flushing, Queens, and the rest of NYC (all five boroughs are in play). Choose from the hundreds of restaurants
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Bringing Our Community Together: Meetup Promotes Chinese English Language Exchange
By Felipe Alexandre        Ever since I first set eyes on Flushing in 2008, I was fascinated by its energy, diversity, and amazing food selections. I truly felt that it was an enormous privilege to walk these streets and witness American immigration happening right before my very eyes. With that wave comes amazing
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Calling All Queens-Based Dance Companies: Apply to Participate in the 2019 Queensboro Dance Festival Tour!
This year is the 6th annual Queensboro Dance Festival tour running from May-October, all Queens-based choreographers and cultural dance groups are welcome, deadline is April 8th. For more information and to RSVP, click here. About Flushing Fantastic Flushing Fantastic is the premier resource for visitors, businesses, and residents to discover Flushing’s hidden historical and contemporary treasures. Flushing is
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Register for 5K on the Bay!
Register today for Guardians of Flushing Bay’s Third Annual 5k on the Bay Fun Run. The run will take place on Flushing Bay Promenade, starting at the World’s Fair Marina Pier 1 next to the historic candela structures. After completing a loop around the promenade, participants will finish the run at historic Pier 2. It’s a
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Celebrate Holi in Flushing!
Check this year’s Annual Holi Celebrations – “Festival of Spring” and Earth Day scheduled on March 31st, at 2:30 PM in the Queens Museum located at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY 11368. The program will consist of colorful Indian folk dances and music to welcome the spring. For more information, call (718) 460-8484. About Queens Museum The
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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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Register to Tinker Lab Summer Camp Early for a discount!
You are invited to participate in the Tinker Lab at Lewis H. Latimer House Museum, the key educational program designed  to serve high-quality, innovative, and hands-on activities treating science and technology as an integral part of the humanities. Register before March 31st to receive a $20 discount! The Tinker Lab Summer Camp will be on July
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POOLTIME! Exhibit and Fundraiser @ Queens Historical Society
POOLTIME! Exhibit and Fundraiser @Queens Historical Society Friday, March 22nd5:30PM – 8PM FREE Admission You are invited to participate in an evening of drinks and art with POOLTIME and their new public art pavilion. They will be exhibiting the POOLTIME COLLECTION, a series of framed art photographic narratives created with artifacts from the Queen’s Historical Society’s
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Participate in Upcoming March Events at the Queens Historical Society
MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.(Documentary Screening) Join us on March 9th, as the Queens Historical Society will host an intriguing film screening of Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. – winner of World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Matangi/Maya/M.I.A is a biographical documentary film about the life of Grammy-nominated British-Sri Lankan singer-songwriter-rapper-producer-political activist Matangi Arulpragasam(M.I.A.). The event will
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Check out the M/WBE Workshop March 8th!
You are invited to participate in the upcoming M/WBE Certification Workshop on March 8th from 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM at the Queens Library located at 41-17 Main Street Flushing, NY, 11355.  To RSVP, email Rasel Rahman at RRahman@cchr.nyc.gov or call 718-657-1187. About the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) The NYC Department of Small
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Come Celebrate the 12th Annual Panorama Challenge
The City Reliquary, Queens Museum, & The Levys’ Unique New York! have partnered for an exciting evening of trivia with the whole city at your feet. See them at the world’s largest architectural scale model – The Panorama of the City of New York at the Queens Museum! Panorama Challenge quizzes players on all things
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Buy Tickets to watch Purple Xperience today!
We invite you to come see the upcoming Prince tribute show Purple Xperience! The Purple Xperience is a five-piece group hailing from Prince’s birthplace, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The band has been touring around the country since its inception in 2011 by Dr. Fink, a three-time Grammy Award winner and original member of Prince and The Revolution, and
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