Welcome Spring with Indian Folk Dance & Music!

The Hindu Temple Society invites the community to celebrate the Annual Holi Festival & Earth Day on Sunday, March 15, 2pm, at the Queens Museum Let’s welcome Spring and celebrate the Holi festival with colorful Indian folk dances and exciting music! Come, join us at the Annual Holi Festival and Earth Day celebrations of The Hindu Temple Society of North America! Bring along […]

KissenaWay Black Friday Walking & Parks Tour

Looking to get outside and enjoy the outdoors on Black Friday? Join Transportation Alternatives, Eastern Queens Greenway, Kissena Park Conservancy, Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, and more for a FREE family-safe walking tour of the extensive park network in Eastern Queens. This is our second #OptOutside Black Friday Walking Tour of the future Kissena Way. Get ready to burn off […]

Tour de FLUSHING

Tour de Flushing Sunday, July 14, 2019 Ride: Family-Friendly Bicycle Exploration of our Community  Start at Inside Kissena Corridor Park,  between Colden St & 45th Avenue. Afterwards: lunch at local Flushing eateries. Bring cash! RSVP @ Transportation Alternatives Co-hosted by Transportation Alternatives Eastern Queens Committee, Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and Eastern Queens Greenway, the Tour de Flushing is our way of showing the […]

Explore NYC with Dr. Jack Eichenbaum

Dr. Jack Eichenbaum is New York City’s Queens Borough Historian and has a Ph.D in urban geography. During his teaching years at University of Washington in Seattle, Dr. Eichenbaum included walks around the city for his students. These field trips led to Dr. Eichenbaum into constructing walking tours when he returned to Queens as he saw it as a great […]

New Business Organics Requirement To Take Effect February 15, 2019

Certain New York City businesses are required by law to separate their organic waste. If your business meets the minimum requirements shown below, you must comply with the business organics rules. As of February 15th, 2019, the NYC Department of Sanitation will begin issuing summonses to the following businesses not separating their organic waste: Food service establishments with a floor […]

Organics Rules for Businesses

New York City businesses are required by law to separate their organic waste such as food scraps, food-soiled paper, and compostable serviceware. Enforcement begins February 15th. If a business meets the minimum requirements outlined below, they must comply. As of August 15, 2018 Food service establishments with a floor area of at least 15,000 square feet Food service establishments that […]