Insider Picks

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, and
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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 head into Manhattan in search of a good cocktail, consider taking a second look at the hidden gems in the neighborhood. As Downtown Flushing continues
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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 on the art of making, craftsmanship and technology in today’s globalized world. The exhibition calls attention to larger systems at play that influence the state
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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 a giving multiplier, not only bringing joy to friends and family but also supporting and strengthening our local community. And if that’s not enough reason
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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 loves to share her food and her Nepalese heritage through the League of Kitchens as well as through Eat Offbeat, a catering company where she works as
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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 attractions. Here are some things I look forward to…” Dumplings: I frequent six different purveyors of these doughy treats, including White Bear, Tian Jin, Yoz Shanghai,
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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 end of Main Street in downtown Flushing. A good majority of them—hearty lamb soup dumplings, delicate seabass dumplings, and crunchy fried spare ribs—can be found
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At Tea Cha Cha, It Pays to Have a Friend
Edible Queens Print Editor Abby Carney shares a story on her bubble tea experience in Flushing. Just a block or so from Flushing’s Main St. station, a small sidewalk queue almost seems to bounce with anticipation—waiting for lemon grapefruit, red bean and green tea, mango and several other milk bubble tea flavors.Located in ChaTime’s former home (the
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Local Artist Spotlight
Sixty-First Productions Photo credit: Sixty-First Productions. We met up with Flushing-based filmmakers Helena Kincaid & Daniel Nalladurai to find out what inspired them to start their film and media production company, Sixty-First Productions in Flushing. How long has Flushing been home for you? Daniel was born and raised in Flushing while Helena has been a resident of
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