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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 […]

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 […]

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