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Bring your Memories & Stories: Queens Memory Panel on Jan 21st

Join John Choe, Executive Director from the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and other experts on Jan 21st at a Queens Memory panel to share stories and memories about Flushing and engage in discussion about our neighborhood’s past, present, and future. Bring your memories and ideas, and expect to learn something new about our community. You are also invited to bring any Flushing […]

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Flushing Chamber Helps Start First Greenmarket in Downtown Flushing

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce partnered with GrowNYC to establish the first  Greenmarket in Downtown Flushing, Queens. The new Greenmarket is located adjacent to Maple Playground on the south-west corner of Maple Avenue and Kissena Boulevard, just two blocks from the Flushing Branch of the Queens Library on Main Street.  The new Greenmarket will be open every Wednesdays from […]

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Flushing Chamber Sponsors “Adopt-A-Block” Cleanup

Flushing Earth Citizens celebrated the completion of their “Adopt-A-Block” pilot project to clean up the sidewalks on Roosevelt Avenue between Main and Union streets in downtown Flushing.  For seven days, from May 31 to June 6, local volunteers worked two-hour shifts in the mornings (7-9 am) and evenings (5:30-7:30 pm) on weekdays and in the afternoon (12-2p) on weekends. The […]

Chamber Criticizes City’s Abandonment of Flushing West Redevelopment

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce criticized City Hall’s recent decision to abandon plans to rezone the Flushing West neighborhood of Queens. “We are disappointed that the plug was pulled from the ambitious Flushing West rezoning, particularly because of how engaged our community was with shaping our future. We held several community visioning exercises and town hall meetings where residents […]

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Flushing Chamber Protests Sale of RKO Keiths Theatre

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce publicly criticized the proposed sale (yet again) of the RKO Keith’s Theatre site, located at 135-35 Northern Boulevard in Flushing, NY 11354. Over the years, many neighborhood activists like Jerry Rotondi of the “Committee to Save the RKO Keith’s Theatre of Flushing” and Chris Kellberg of “Save the Flushing RKO Keith’s Theatre” have labored to restore the grandeur of […]

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Become a Neighborhood 360° Fellow

The NYC Department of Small Business Services recently launched the Neighborhood 360° Fellows program to pair community organizers and planners with New York City community-based development organizations to facilitate increased collaboration between local stakeholders around impactful economic development initiatives. Fellows will serve as on-the-ground resources connecting local businesses, jobseekers and CBDOs to NYC Department of Small Business Services’ programs. Additionally, […]