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. PairingsRead more.
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, butRead more.
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 theRead more.
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 heldRead more.
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.Read more.
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.Read more.
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 SpotRead more.
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 theatre. With box offices struggling in many localities across the city, Bombay Theatre, which shows South Asian movies, thrives. India’s Bollywood, produces more films andRead more.
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. It’s a passion, a way of life, a community. And, this sense of purpose and belonging is not limited to the athletes. This track isRead more.
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 sugar rush or an elegant afternoon tea, our bustling neighborhood will surprise and delight! Yes, Flushing is a great place for a piping hot bowlRead more.
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 Roll, stands over it, patiently. He is waiting for the seemingly magical creation that is his steamed rice roll: tender and thin, rice paper filledRead more.
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 view from December 16 through December 30, 2017. Lee’s work is inspired by Korean traditional painting. Her contemporary style connects with the symbolic, decorative, andRead more.