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…

Flushing Chamber Launches SOUP

[gallery type="slideshow" size="full" ids="2410,2409,2408,2407,2406,2405,2404,2403,2402,2401,2400,2399,2398" orderby="rand"] 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…