Discuss the Future of our Community

Queens, often celebrated as one of the most diverse places in the world, is home to hundreds of small, locally-owned businesses — many hit hard by Covid-19. Join Open House New York on Wednesday, June 17 at 4pm for Conversations on the City | John Choe: On Commerce to learn how the economic development efforts in one neighborhood, Flushing, are […]

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 […]

Building Healthy Communities

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is organizing and inviting the general public to participate in the first Flushing Community Health & Wellness Expo on Sunday, May 19, 1-4pm, at the Margaret I. Carman Green–Weeping Beech Park, located on Bowne Street and 37th Avenue in Flushing, Queens.  The Chamber was selected by Partnership for Parks to participate in the Building Healthy Communities, an initiative sponsored by the Mayor’s Office, the Fund for Public Health NYC, and Astoria Energy LLC to activate public parks and promote community health in Flushing.

History & Commerce in the Old & New Netherlands: Revisited

History & Commerce in the Old & New Netherlands: Revisited Presented by Queens Borough Historian Jack Eichenbaum, PhD Date: Sunday, September 30th Time: 2:30pm – 4:30pm Price:  $5 ($3 for Members, Seniors and Students) Light refreshments will be served. The content of this presentation is derived from historical and geographical research of  Eichenbaum’s 2016 visit to historic Vlissingen (Flushing’s namesake) and Antwerp, Belgium, […]