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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

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Join us this Saturday for a Day on Flushing Bay!

This weekend is a Day on the Bay! Join us for a Clean Up, Picnic, and Paddle on Saturday September 23rd! We will have raffle prizes and free food! 10am – We will start with a shoreline clean up on the western side of the promenade (from the Worlds Fair Marina Restaurant to LaGuardia). Gloves and bags will be provided! Noon – Lunch will […]

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Smart Truck Management Plan Outreach

  NYC DOT is developing a plan to improve the quality of life for all New Yorkers through the safe, reliable, and environmentally responsible movement of goods. The citywide Smart Truck Management Plan will improve our understanding of truck route usage and compliance, movement of goods, needs of shoppers and receivers, and community concerns.   We would like to hear […]

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NYC Service – NYC Youth Leadership Councils Host Site Application

Youth Leadership Councils (YLCs) was established through an effort by NYC Service to develop future leaders and create a culture of youth voice in our city. YLCs are groups of trained young people between ages 14-21 and in high school, who work with adult leaders on a defined area of policy, practices, and/or advocacy service to impact individuals and communities […]

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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 […]