Insider Picks

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
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Bombay Theatre
When long time Queens resident Asif Mohammad transformed Fresh Meadow’s adult film theater, The Mayfair, into the Bombay Theatre in 1996, he proved himself to be a pioneer in destination
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Kissena Velodrome: Keeping The Simple Elegance of Bike Racing Alive in Flushing
Photo credit: Jillian Abbott Bicycle racing at Kissena Velodrome, located in Kissena Park off Booth Memorial Avenue at Parsons Blvd., is more than a sport for many of its riders.
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Flushing, Your Destination for Dessert Indulgence
Photo credit: Blueberry Cake from Iris Bakery Myriad specialty desserts spots in Flushing will offer you a glimpse of the neighborhood’s rich diversity and dynamism. Whether you’re seeking a late-night
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Joe Rong’s rice rolls deserve a cult following. Here’s Why.
“Joe’s Steam Rice Roll” 136-21 Roosevelt Ave., Flushing Steam billows from every crevice of the shiny metal box in the shop’s center. Joe Rong, the owner of Joe’s Steam Rice
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Local Artist Spotlight
Stephanie S. Lee, Curator and Painter Photo credit: Artwork by Stephanie S. Lee Stephanie S. Lee is an artist and curator of Queens: Envisioning Habitats, an exhibition at Flushing Town Hall on
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Flushing’s Vibrant Cocktail Culture
Where is the best cocktail in NYC? Come and check out Flushing’s exciting cocktail bars! Photo credit: Leaf Restaurant and Bar Before you hop on the number seven train and
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Must-see Exhibitions in December
The Fabric of Cultures: Systems in the Making The Fabric of Cultures: Systems in the Making is a multimedia exhibition bringing together artists, designers, CUNY students and local communities to reflect
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Flushing’s Holiday Gift Guide
Photo credit: Flushing Fantastic 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
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Local Cooking Spotlight
Nepali Cooking with Rachana Photo credit: Sixty-First Productions Rachana’s bright and open home is a peaceful respite from the intense bustle of Flushing’s Main Street a few blocks away. She
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Fall’s Coolest Picks
Photo credit: Flushing Town Hall “I live near a 7 train stop in Sunnyside and go to Flushing about once a week. Flushing is an enchanted place full of diverse
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Dish O’ the Day
The Best $2.50 Peanut Noodles in Flushing Photo credit: Joe DiStefano “100 Flavors” Arcadia Mall, 45-32 Main St., Flushing There are many tasty things at Arcadia Mall on the southern
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