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FDNY Recruitment-Firefighter filing period now OPEN!

It is with great pleasure that we announce the opening of the FDNY Firefighter filing period. As part of the current campaign to recruit a diverse pool of candidates, our recruitment unit has aggressively been recruiting throughout NYC. The upcoming exam offers potential applicants an opportunity for a career that matters, a career with great benefits and pay, and the […]

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 […]

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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, […]

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Leo Zhang @ Law Offices of Geng & Zhang, PPLC

Leo Zhang is a Board Director of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce. He is actively engaged in advocacy work in Flushing and has an established law firm in downtown Flushing, The Law Office of Geng & Zhang PLLC. With nearly thirty years of legal experience across China and the U.S., Leo has built an extensive practice covering a full […]

Main Street Project HWQ213C Water Service Interruption on 04/03/2017

Main Street Project HWQ213C – Community Advisory Notice – Water Service Interruption (04/03/2017) 緬街消防栓管道更新:4月3號供水服務將暫停3小時。請受影響的商家業主提前做好應對措施。 The Community Advisory Notice will be distributed to the businesses being affected. HWQ213C Community Advisory Notice for Water Shut Down – Apr 3 2017 (1) HWQ213C Community Advisory Notice for Water Shut Down – Apr 3 2017 (2)  

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TODAY: Meet the Farmer (Sun, Mar 19, 2pm)!

Join us TODAY (Sunday, March 19, 2pm) to Meet the Farmer! Neighborhood residents and local farmers will launch the 2017 season of Flushing CSA at the “Meet the Farmer” community forum on Sunday, March 19, 2-4pm, at the Quaker Meetinghouse, located at 137-16 Northern Boulevard in Flushing, Queens.  Flushing CSA will also screen “Urban Farmers,” a documentary film by Rachel […]

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Flushing Chamber Previews 2017 Agenda

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting last Thursday, where leaders elected new board members and previewed its 2017 agenda. John Choe, executive director of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, talked about new initiatives, including Flushing’s first district marketing campaign. The district’s campaign wants to bring new visitors to local businesses by highlighting Flushing’s unique history […]

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Learn how to develop your business pitch and win $5,000!

N360 Flushing Business Support Planning Participate in a free business workshop by the NYC Department of Small Services on how to develop your business pitch! The NYC Department of Small Business Services will help you make a strong and compelling case for a lender, investor, or client to believe in you and your business. Participants will have the opportunity to […]

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Prepare your business for today’s winter storm

PREPARE YOUR BIZ FOR TODAY’S WINTER STORM!   The City advises the following: severe weather conditions can destroy storefront facades, building structures, roofs, awnings, shatter facade glass/windows, etc. Once weather permits, business owners should be mindful of the following information:   – Snow and ice must be removed within four hours after the snow has stopped falling or by 11 […]

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2017 Annual Membership Meeting & Sponsorship Opportunities

Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Membership Meeting took place on Thursday, March 9 at the New York Life Building in Flushing, New York. Members of the Chamber elected the organization’s Board of Directors. The Chamber elected two new members to the Board of Directors: James Chen, founder of FlushingFood.com, and Alexandra Ruiz, founder of Immigrant Advancement Matters. Current Board […]