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Miscellaneous | 16th January 2020

Local Spotlight: JinSun Byun

JinSun Byun loves making women feel beautiful. It is this simple goal that ultimately led to her opening a hair salon on Union Street where they have been servicing the community for almost two decades. From hair perming to hair dying, the experienced staff at Emotion Hair Salon are eager to help you look and […]

Celebration | 27th December 2019

Celebrate Kwanzaa in Flushing!

Join the Friends of Flushing Library for a fantastic Kwanzaa celebration this Monday, December 30, 2019, at 5:30pm in the auditorium of Flushing Library. The program will feature the sights and sounds of Kwanzaa with: Louise Dente, Cultural Literacy Educator/Artist/Executive Producer at Cultural Caravan TV; and: AKoKo Nante Ensemble: Dynamic Pan African percussion/vocal group and […]

Food | 5th December 2019

Flushing Szechuan House’s Chengdu Special Pot

Written by Giovanna Sun, Business Development Consultant of Sosokan App Szechuan is famous for its spicy foods. The most popular Szechuan cooking style is from Chengdu (the capital of China’s Sichuan province). We had lunch with John Choe, the Executive Director of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce. Led by the Greater Flushing Chamber of […]

Entertainment | 18th November 2019

Explore Local History with #HollyTour 2019

Celebrate the holiday season with six Queens historic sites and learn about their unique histories! Set your own pace and visit as many sites as you choose. One ticket is good for all six sites. Each historic house offers guided tours, family-friendly activities, and refreshments. Many of the houses will have musical performances, holiday crafts […]

Art | 30th October 2019

Jazz Nights @ Leaf Lounge

Live Jazz at LEAF THE FABRIZIO SCIACCA TRIO Wednesday Nights from 8pm to 11pm November 7 through December 18 no cover charge Leaf Bar & Lounge invites you to live jazz nights on Wednesdays from 8pm to 11pm from November 6 to December 18, 2019.   This is something totally new for Flushing and we […]

Food | 30th October 2019

Local Spotlight: Union Sushi

ShengHu Cui has loved eating sushi his whole life, so much so that when he first came to America, he knew immediately opening a sushi business was his calling. After an apprenticeship with a sushi master in Boston, he developed a true passion for his craft. He started selling sushi in supermarket stalls in Westchester […]

Celebration | 11th October 2019

Celebrate Freedom & Diversity at the Queens Interfaith Unity Walk

In 1657, the farmers of Flushing courageously stood up for our freedom of conscience (telling Governor Stuyvesant that the “law of love, peace and liberty in the states extend[s] to Jews, Turks and Egyptians”). Since then, religious freedom has become a bedrock of our society and we have all benefited from this legacy of peaceful coexistence. Flushing, now […]

Event | 13th August 2019

AAFE Youth Center Launch in Flushing

AAFE Youth Center Launch AAFE’s vision is to create a space where youth have a second home where they can build a community with each other and with the larger Flushing community. They want the space to be multipurpose and filled with couches, a library, a technology lab, and other resources. They need your help […]

Event | 7th August 2019

Good Health Day

Good Health Day (GHD) is one of the largest events of the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center (CBWCHC) with 2,000 visitors to the Queens Flushing site and 3,500 to the Manhattan Chinatown location. As an annual tradition for more than 30 years, GHD has been providing free screenings for cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension and other […]

Event | 8th May 2019

Jack Eichenbaum to Lead Sacred Sites Tour

Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019Time: 12:00pm – 2:30pm Start Location:Quaker Meeting House, 137-16 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY 11354End Location: St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, 136-76 41st Avenue Flushing, NY 11355 Advanced registration is required at https://bit.ly/2DGa37V. The New York Landmarks Conservancy: Flushing Sacred Sites Tour Queens is the most diverse county in the United States. With nearly half of […]

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