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Enjoy a $5 Gourmet Meal with Your Neighbors!

2017 Greater Flushing Soup This coming Earth Day, April 22, 2017, Queens residents have the opportunity to participate in Queens SOUP, a crowd-funded micro-granting community dinner, hosted by the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce. Inspired by Detroit SOUP, the Chamber raised over $800 for neighborhood improvement projects in 2016 — this spring the program is expanding to fund projects from […]

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TODAY: Meet the Farmer (Sun, Mar 19, 2pm)!

Join us TODAY (Sunday, March 19, 2pm) to Meet the Farmer! Neighborhood residents and local farmers will launch the 2017 season of Flushing CSA at the “Meet the Farmer” community forum on Sunday, March 19, 2-4pm, at the Quaker Meetinghouse, located at 137-16 Northern Boulevard in Flushing, Queens.  Flushing CSA will also screen “Urban Farmers,” a documentary film by Rachel […]

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Evelyn J. Wolff @ Selfhelp Community Services

Evelyn J. Wolff is Vice President of Real Estate Development at Selfhelp Community Services, where she is responsible for Selfhelp’s portfolio of ten residential facilities (more than 1,000 affordable housing units); six of which are in Flushing. Evelyn has four decades of experience in the development and preservation of affordable multifamily housing. Her expertise in financing affordable housing projects and integrating […]

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Some Progress On Flushing Trash Crisis

The Department of Sanitation, the Flushing Chamber of Commerce, the Flushing BID, Crown Container, Peter Tu and Councilman Peter Koo’s (D-Flushing) office came together on Monday morning to announce that they had another plan to address garbage pile-ups at the intersection of Prince Street and 37th Avenue. “All and all, it’s a good start and we’re very pleased,” Simon Gerson, […]

How Can We Improve Our Community?

LIVABLE NEIGHBORHOODS PROGRAM  SATURDAY, MARCH 5 9:30AM-2:00PM @ST. GEORGE’s CHURCH 135-32 38th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354 GAIN THE TOOLS TO IMPROVE OUR COMMUNITY GOVERNMENT 101 How does New York City government work? PLANNING 101 What tools can we use to shape the future of our community? COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT How can we ensure economic opportunities for all? AFFORDABLE HOUSING What […]