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Sophia Choi @ Jeonju Restaurant

Since 1999, Sophia Choi and her mother, Eunhae Bae, have been whipping up hearty and healthy traditional Korean home-style dishes at Jeonju Restaurant, just steps from the Murray Hill Long Island Railroad stop. Sophia stresses that Jeonju Restaurant’s philosophy and top priority has and will be to provide food that would pass under the auspices of the most scrutinizingly health-conscious […]

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Thomas V. Lugo

The newest member of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is Thomas V. Lugo, owner of New York’s Finest Private Investigative Services, LLC.  Mr. Lugo is an accomplished private investigator with a distinguished record of service in the United States military and the New York Police Department (NYPD). Mr. Lugo earned an Associates degree in Criminal Justice from Suffolk Community […]

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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 […]

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Volunteers clean Flushing block

Flushing Earth Citizens completed its “Adopt-a-Block” pilot project — for which they cleaned up the sidewalks between Union and Main streets on Roosevelt Avenue — on Monday. Volunteers washed down recycling and trash receptacles, removed stickers and graffiti, swept sidewalks and scrubbed newspaper bins and post office boxes during two-hour shifts in the morning and evening for a week. “It […]

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Flushing Chamber Launches SOUP

On April 15, the Greater Flushing Chamber launched its first micro-funding SOUP event. The purpose of the SOUP is to bring the community together and provide an opportunity to support local initiatives that serve our neighborhood. For a suggested $5 donation, guests received a potluck dinner and voted for a project that would potentially have the greatest impact in Flushing. […]

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Chamber Celebrates Earth Day with Green Job Fair

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce celebrated Earth Day by organizing the New York City Green Job Fair at historic St. George’s Church in downtown Flushing. Community members connected with careers that sustain our families, community, and the environment.  Recruiters came from solar energy companies, LED lighting installers, universities and government agencies. In addition to job recruitment, participants also accessed […]

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Flushing SOUP Program Funds Community Projects

Inspired by a similar program in Detroit, the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce kicked off a micro-granting effort at a crowd-funded community dinner last week that supported projects to help the neighborhood . Held at the Flushing Meetinghouse at 137-16 Northern Blvd. April 15, the SOUP community dinner was based on a grassroots model created in Detroit after the city […]