Tag: flushing

Event | 25th March 2019

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, […]

History | 12th February 2019

The Search for Freedom in Queens

The Bowne House and Lewis Latimer House Museum Celebrate Black History Month Highlights from the Bowne and Parsons Families’ Activities in Abolition and the Underground Railroad Robert Bowne (1744), the great-grandson of John Bowne, was both an early and prominent abolitionist in the family active in the anti slavery movement. In 1785, he joined with […]

Celebration | 1st February 2019

Celebrate the Lunar New Year in Flushing!

There’s no better time to explore Flushing, America’s Greatest Community, than during our Lunar New Year Celebration The Year of the Pig begins Tuesday, February 5th. One of my favorite things to do on the first day is try to catch a glimpse of the many lion dancer troops that make their way in and […]

Celebration | 31st January 2019

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce Celebrates the Lunar New Year!

Lunar New Year is coming up and we invite you to march with The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce during the parade on Saturday, February 9th at 11am. We will gather at historic St. George’s Church at 9:30am to connect and stay warm with hot coffee and refreshments before heading to the parade site together. […]

Places | 25th January 2019

The Art of Fencing in Flushing

The Queens Fencing Club is the place to cross swords and have fun. The Olympic sport of fencing has lunged into Flushing and is now flourishing in Queens.  Suit up! Don your mask! Pick your weapon and get EN GARDE. With its club open centrally in the Flushing/Bayside area, the Queens Fencing Club has since […]

Event | 10th January 2019

Winter Family Programs: Plants We Eat!

Queens Botanical garden is offering the community a chance to visit the green house and enjoy the wonders of edible plants. This event will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2019, from 11 am to 12 pm. Ticket costs are $12 per child. Although it is recommended for ages 4 through 10, all ages are welcome. […]

Places | 5th December 2018

Alumni Store in Flushing

Flushing, already known for delicious food spots like New World Mall, bargain brand names at Skyview Mall, not to mention tourist meccas like the 1964 World’s Fair Unisphere, is about to get a new “hype” shoe store: Alumni. “This is not just a sneaker store, but a premium high concept boutique,” said Jaeki Cho, store […]

Event | 4th December 2018

Flushing Town Hall Invites Community to Participate in a Red Envelope Show

  Flushing Town Hall is looking to paint the town red this new year; well, decorate the Hall red is more like it. This historic venue is partnering with curator Bert Chau of the Grumpy Bert gallery for the Red Envelope Show in honor of the 2019 Lunar New Year and Flushing Town Hall’s 40th […]

Event | 30th November 2018

2018 Flushing Library Holiday Tree Lighting

As the Holiday season approaches, Flushing will have its annual Holiday Tree Lighting in front of Queens Library. The event will start on Friday, November 30th at 5:30pm. Along with the beautiful scenery of a bright Christmas tree, there will also be performances of magic, singing, and music. For more information, please refer to the […]

Food | 29th November 2018

Enjoy Authentic Hong Kong Wonton Soup In The Heart Of Flushing!

As the temperatures start to drop, warm up with a bowl of authentic Hong Kong wonton soup, right here in Flushing! Check out Edible Queens writer Stanford Chiou‘s take on how a local Flushing restaurant compares to one of Hong Kong’s best wonton soup restaurants here.