Advanced Planning for Non-Citizen Parents

If you are the parent(s) of a minor child, and you are not a U.S. Citizen, and believe that they might be at risk of being deported from the U.S. in the future, please read the information below. These are steps you may take to plan for the care or custody of your child.               […]


FREE SBA International B2B Forum

International B2B Forum       A Platform for Buyers, Suppliers, Investors, Exporters and Service Providers to Network, Learn, and Get Resources/Assistance                          Thursday, May 4th, 9:00am-2:00pm                                 Ted Weiss Federal Building                         290 Broadway, […]


Queens SOUP- Volunteers Needed

This coming Earth Day, April 22, 2017, the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is hosting the first ever Queens SOUP, a crowd-funded micro-granting community dinner that provides seed funding and promotional opportunities to help launch local projects bringing positive impacts to their community. We will be needing volunteers to help out during the event, if you are interested fill out […]


Main Street Construction Update

4/10/17–4/14/17 Flushing – Main Street with Widened Sidewalks: The following is an anticipated work schedule for the upcoming week. However, due to unforeseen field and weather conditions, it may become necessary to change some scheduled work locations, operations and dates. WATER SHUT-OFF NOTIFICATIONS: In addition to a 72-hour Advisory, a prior 24-hour notification will be distributed/posted to any/all affected locations(s). […]

Roosevelt Ave Bridge

NYCDOT’s Rehabilitation of the Roosevelt Avenue Bridge

New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Division of Bridges is rehabilitating the Roosevelt Avenue Bridge over the Van Wyck Expressway. Download the Roosevelt Avenue Bridge Newsletter in English. For more information on this project check out their Facebook page here.

No Parking – Installation of Foundation for MTA Bus Temporary SBS Ticket Machines

TOW AWAY ZONE /NO PARKING Installation of Foundation for MTA Bus Temporary SBS Ticket Machines Main Street between 37th Ave and 38th Ave; Westbound Left Parking Lane on 37th Ave, 120 feet to SE corner of 37th Ave and Main Street. Westbound Left Parking Lane on 37th Ave, 120 feet long from SW corner of 37th Ave and Main Street […]


Queens Immigrants’ Role In The Economy

From the Latin American storefronts on Jackson Heights’ Roosevelt Avenue to the diverse array of Asian businesses clustered along Flushing’s Main Street, immigration is visibly woven into Queens’ commercial corridors. But where exactly do immigrants fit into Queens’ economy and how have they left their mark? Christian Gonzalez-Rivera, a senior researcher at New York City’s Center for an Urban Future, […]


Watch “Chinese Couplets” by Felicia Lowe for Free!

Join us for a screening of “Chinese Couplets” a documentary that is part memoir, part history, part investigation, the filmmaker’s search for answers about her mother’s emigration to America during the Chinese Exclusion era reveals the often painful price paid by immigrants who abandoned their personal identity, the burden of silence they passed on to their offspring and the intergenerational […]


NYC Mayor’s Office Summer 2017 Internship Program

The Mayor’s Office Internship Program Summer 2017 application is open! The 10-week internship program provides a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop the capacity to solve New York City’s most pressing issues. Internships at OER includes a speaker series and a service project, as well as the work assignment at OER. The mission of the program is to build a diverse pipeline […]

109th precinct

Know Your Rights Information Session

What: Know Your Rights Information Session Where: 109th Precinct 37-05 Union St, Flushing, NY 11354 When: January 30, 2017 Time: 1 p.m. Downtown Flushing is a vibrant center of small businesses with a dense concentration of over 133 retail stores, supermarkets, and banks. However, recent report indicates that nearly 90% of the area’s businesses had fewer than 10 employees and many […]