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Community Dinner with the Flushing Interfaith Council

The Flushing Interfaith Council cordially invites you to attend the Fifth Annual Common Meal. For the fifth time, the Flushing Interfaith Council invites the various religious communities to gather together and share in a festive potluck dinner. Each dinner has been a time to get to know your neighbors and find common ground in the faith they adhere to. This year, the […]

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The Peninsula – Hunts Point, Bronx – Request for Expressions of Interest EXTENDED

SEEKING FOOD AND BEVERAGE ENTREPRENEURS FOR NEW DEVELOPMENT IN HUNTS POINTS, BRONX The Peninsula, a collaboration between Gilbane Development Company, Hudson Companies and MHANY Management Inc., was selected by the New York City Economic Development Corporation to transform the former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center in the Bronx’s Hunts Point community into a new mixed-use residential, retail, and light manufacturing site. KK&P has been retained to develop […]

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Ready to Rent Workshops

Are you searching for an affordable apartment? Ready to Rent is a program educating renters on budgeting, credit, and the rental process through the NYC housing lottery. Services provided by this program include: Application Assistance for Housing Lotteries using Housing Connect, Information Required for Eligibility to Housing Lotteries, and Free Financial Counseling. Workshops for Ready to Rent will take place […]

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Jennifer’s Annual Flushing Bay Shoreline Clean-Up

Please join the Empire Dragons in partnership with the Guardians of Flushing Bay, Riverkeeper, and the NYC Parks Department as we work together to clean-up the Flushing Bay shoreline. Join the clean-up, experience paddling in our dragonboat, learn about green infrastructure initiatives designed to restore our waterways and continue the legacy spearheaded by Jennifer Meredino, one of our founders on […]

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14th Annual Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival

Looking for something to do this weekend? The Japanese American Association of New York will host its 14th annual Sakura Matsuri this Saturday, from 11am to 1pm. This annual festival is held in order to celebrate the spring blossoming of the cherry trees at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The event will feature live Taiko drum performances, a traditional Japanese chorus, a Japanese […]

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Seeking Food And Beverage Entrepreneurs For New Development In Hunts Points, Bronx

The Peninsula, a collaboration between Gilbane Development Company, Hudson Companies and MHANY Management Inc., was selected by the New York City Economic Development Corporation to transform the former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center in the Bronx’s Hunts Point community into a new mixed-use residential, retail, and light manufacturing site. KK&P has been retained to develop a food manufacturing program for Building […]

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Make Queens Safer Bike Ride

A series of bike rides will be led throughout the Big Jump project neighborhoods and beyond! The upcoming bike tours are: Event: Flushing Meadows Corona Park Bike Ride Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018 Time: 10AM-1PM Location: FMCP, 111th St Entrance, United Nations Ave, North Queens Description: Author and New York City tour guide Sergey Kadinski will take us on a gentle ride through the […]

TOUR: World of the 7 Train

TOUR: Saturday, June 2, 10am-5:30pm Since 1999, when the Metrocard matured, Jack Eichenbaum has led a tour called The World of the Number 7 Train. This series of six walks and connecting rides along North Queens’ transportation corridor became his signature tour, focusing on what the #7 train did to and for surrounding neighborhoods since it began service in 1914. So much has […]

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How Can We Make our Community Livable?

MAS is seeking applications from community-based partners interested in leading land-use planning efforts in their neighborhoods for the 2018 Livable Neighborhoods Program. Please consider applying or helping us spread the word by sharing with your network! Selected groups will work with MAS staff to develop and deliver workshops that will engage neighbors in planning basics, including regulations and processes that […]

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Celebrate Black History Month @ Film Screening of 13th

To celebrate Black History Month, the Lewis H. Latimer House Museum is hosting a free screening of 13th, as part of its 2018 Race and Immigration Film Series on Sunday, February 18, 2018 from 2:30PM to 5PM. RSVP is required. Seating is limited. This 2016 Academy Awards nominated documentary. Centered on race in the United States criminal justice system, the film is titled […]