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Queens Immigrants’ Role In The Economy

From the Latin American storefronts on Jackson Heights’ Roosevelt Avenue to the diverse array of Asian businesses clustered along Flushing’s Main Street, immigration is visibly woven into Queens’ commercial corridors. But where exactly do immigrants fit into Queens’ economy and how have they left their mark? Christian Gonzalez-Rivera, a senior researcher at New York City’s Center for an Urban Future, […]

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Leo Zhang @ Law Offices of Geng & Zhang, PPLC

Leo Zhang is a Board Director of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce. He is actively engaged in advocacy work in Flushing and has an established law firm in downtown Flushing, The Law Office of Geng & Zhang PLLC. With nearly thirty years of legal experience across China and the U.S., Leo has built an extensive practice covering a full […]

Main Street Project HWQ213C Water Service Interruption on 04/03/2017

Main Street Project HWQ213C – Community Advisory Notice – Water Service Interruption (04/03/2017) 緬街消防栓管道更新:4月3號供水服務將暫停3小時。請受影響的商家業主提前做好應對措施。 The Community Advisory Notice will be distributed to the businesses being affected. HWQ213C Community Advisory Notice for Water Shut Down – Apr 3 2017 (1) HWQ213C Community Advisory Notice for Water Shut Down – Apr 3 2017 (2)  

Korean American Family Service Center (KAFSC) to Launch New Campaign “Strength, Resilience, Justice”

The Korean American Family Service Center (KAFSC) is launching its new public service campaign,”Strength, Resilience, Justice,” to commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, which is from April 2 to 8. The campaign will be featured on two major Korean-speaking radio stations – FM 87.7 Korean Radio Broadcasting (KRB) and AM 1660 K-Radio. According to the organization, the initiative’s goal is to […]

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Pre-K Update: Round 2 Application Opening March 27th!

With Pre-K for All, Opportunity Starts Now In free, full-day, high-quality pre-K, teachers are sparking wonder and igniting learning in our children. Pre-K for All gives children stronger math and reading skills in elementary school and a better chance at success in life. Studies show that early childhood education improves performance throughout a child’s school experience. In these high-quality programs, children are […]

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Latimer House’s Light Spectrum Opening

Opening on April 15, 3:00pm-5:00pm. On view 04/15/2017-08/06/2017 Light Spectrum draws the viewer’s attention to the science of light and color. The sculpture is composed of repurposed lampshade frames through which natural light is filtered. Covered with a colorful new skin of crocheted plastic, the frames reference their former purpose in shading electric light, now transformed as a means of […]

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Flushing Town Hall’s Global Mashup #1: Spain Meets Garifuna

DATE: FRI, MAR 24, 7 PM (DANCE LESSONS & 8 PM (CONCERT) With Spring approaching, Flushing Town Hall’s Global Mashup is kicking off the new season. ‘Spain Meets Garifuna’ mashes up 2 cultures on 1 stage with an open dance floor! Featuring Basilio Georges and his group Flamenco Latino, one of the NYC’s premier flamenco and tango groups, and Lucy […]