On February 24, 2018 at select times, the Bowne House Museum is hosting tours of this historic landmark in honor of Black History Month on Quaker Tolerance and African American Freedom in Flushing from 1657 – 1800. The tours will happen at 1:15PM, 2PM, 2:45PM, and 3:30PM.
Please join the Center for an Urban Future for a policy symposium on: Scaling Up Small Businesses In Queens Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 8:00am – 10:30am @LaGuardia Community College The Little Theater 31-10 Thomson Avenue Long Island City, Queens Confirmed speakers include: Gloria Abreu, Founder, Family United Home Care Gregg Bishop, Commissioner, NYC Department of Small Business Services Janice Fredericks, CEO & […]
The best of the best charcuterie artisans from the U.S. and Canada—makers of sausages, patés, hams, salumi, and more—vie for top honors at the third annual Charcuterie Masters. Attendees will enjoy unlimited tasting of more than 60 kinds of charcuterie, including exquisite prosciutto from Cesare Casella and sumptuous Portuguese Alentejano ham from Rodrigo Duarte who will also be doing a […]
The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) wants to help you reduce your risk and prepare your business for the unexpected. From gas leaks and fires, to major storms and flooding, NYC businesses face many challenges that can affect your day-to-day operations. If you own or manage a business, please share your ideas and experiences around how SBS can […]
On February 6, 2018, the Flushing Library hosted a remembrance and painting dedication for Mary Ann Elizabeth Shaw in honor of Black History Month. Local artist Eddie Abrams painted Mary’s portrait, which will be permanently displayed at the Flushing branch of the Queens Library. Mary Ann Elizabeth Shaw was a African-American educator, community activist, and benefactor who supported the growth of the Flushing Free […]
Celebrate the Lunar New Year with specially crafted menus and homemade rice cakes at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel Restaurant located on the lower level from 11:30AM – 5PM, thru March 4th.
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. […]
Achinoam Nini (known as NOA) will perform on Sunday, February 11 at 3:00 PM, at the Free Synagogue of Flushing. General Admission is $36, Reserved Seating is $50, and Sponsor Premium Seating is $125. Group Rates are available. For tickets, call 718-961-0030 or email ExecutivDirectorFSF@gmail.com. NOA, who is of Yemenite origin and raised in the US, now resides in Israeli […]
The East-West School of International Studies invites the community to a Lion Dance Performance and Parade on Thursday, February 15, starting at 8am inside the school. All are welcome!
GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES HEARINGS ON POTENTIALLY ELIMINATING THE SUBMINIMUM WAGE FOR TIPPED WORKERS Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the dates and locations for the upcoming public hearings to address the possibility of ending minimum wage tip credits in New York State, also known as the subminimum wage. “New York continues to be a national leader in fighting for justice […]