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Second Annual Rain Barrel Giveaway on June 3

Flushing residents can a free rain barrel on Saturday, June 3, 10:00am-1:00pm, at Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355. Council Member Peter Koo is hosting his second annual rain barrel giveaway with the Queens Botanical Garden and Department of Environmental Protection for residents in Council District 20. Last year, Council Member Koo and Department of Environmental Protection gave […]

Maureen Regan

Maureen Regan @ Green Earth Urban Gardens

    Maureen Regan is the founder of Green Earth Urban Gardens, a non-profit in Queens which seeks to promote social and environmental solutions through urban farming and therapeutic gardening, benefiting those in the community including special needs, at risk underprivileged youth, and the aged populations. Founded in 2010, Green Earth Urban Gardens seeks to provide outdoor and indoor gardening access to seniors […]

Chamber Criticizes City’s Abandonment of Flushing West Redevelopment

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce criticized City Hall’s recent decision to abandon plans to rezone the Flushing West neighborhood of Queens. “We are disappointed that the plug was pulled from the ambitious Flushing West rezoning, particularly because of how engaged our community was with shaping our future. We held several community visioning exercises and town hall meetings where residents […]