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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 […]

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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 […]

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Van Wyck Expressway Lane Closures

Beginning on Monday, January 8th through Saturday, January 27th the NYC Department of Transportation Division of Bridges will close lanes on the Van Wyck Expressway at different scheduled times. The purpose of this closure is to provide maintenance to the bascule shielding under the Roosevelt Avenue Bridge, over the highway. One lane will remain open to traffic at all times except […]

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Flushing Tourism Booth Design Contest

The Flushing BID is hosting a design contest to transform the booth at the corner of Main Street and Kissena Blvd into a tourism booth that is unique to downtown Flushing. The booth design should be functional, creative, and iconic to help promote downtown Flushing. The creator of the winning design will win $1,000 for helping downtown Flushing connect tourists to the […]

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No Con Edison Customer is Off Limits for Bad Actors Looking to Steal

New York – The criminals who want to rip off Con Edision customers do not discriminate. (Note: Con Edison employees always carry identification. Customers should not hesitate to ask to see it.) They prey on residential customers and business customers. They go after customers in New York City and Westchester County. The elderly need to be aware, but so do customers […]

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Free Walking Tour of the future KissenaWay

Burn off some of those extra pounds from your Thanksgiving feast by going on a free walking tour through the future KissenaWay in Kissena Corridor Park on November 24, from 11:59AM – 3:00PM. Enjoy the fresh air, light walking, local history, and dreams for the future. Please visit the event page if you’re interested: https://www.facebook.com/events/165099734088542/?active_tab=discussion