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Flushing Library Hosts Theater of War

The Flushing Library will host Theater of War‘s interactive performance of scenes from Sophocles’ Ajax and Philoctetes, ancient plays about timeless human struggles, such as depression, isolation, and other mental health issues. Each performance is followed by a powerful audience discussion led by community panelists. The performance features actors Paul Juhn, Hettienne Park and Philippe Chang, and was translated, directed and facilitated by […]

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Celebrate MLK Day with Satire

The Lewis H. Latimer House Museum is hosting a free screening of “Dear White People,” a satire by filmmaker Justin Simien, on Martin Luther King Day (Sunday, January 14, 2018) at 2:30-5:00pm as part of its 2018 Race and Immigration Film Series. This American satirical comedy focuses on escalating racial tensions at a prestigious Ivy League college from the perspective […]

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Van Wyck Expressway Lane Closures

Beginning on Monday, January 8th through Saturday, January 27th the NYC Department of Transportation Division of Bridges will close lanes on the Van Wyck Expressway at different scheduled times. The purpose of this closure is to provide maintenance to the bascule shielding under the Roosevelt Avenue Bridge, over the highway. One lane will remain open to traffic at all times except […]

#LoveYourLocalNYC in Flushing, Queens!

In February 2017, Mayor de Blasio announced the #LoveYourLocalNYC Initiative to celebrate small independent neighborhood businesses and offered $1.8 million in grant funding for these small local businesses. By registering a local business on the NYC Love Your Local add business page, that local business raises the visibility of their business in the New York City area. At the same time they become eligible […]

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No Con Edison Customer is Off Limits for Bad Actors Looking to Steal

New York – The criminals who want to rip off Con Edision customers do not discriminate. (Note: Con Edison employees always carry identification. Customers should not hesitate to ask to see it.) They prey on residential customers and business customers. They go after customers in New York City and Westchester County. The elderly need to be aware, but so do customers […]

Town Hall with Mayor Bill de Blasio

Dear Community Leaders and Friends, It is our pleasure to invite you to a town hall with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Member Peter Koo on Tuesday, November 21 for residents of the 20th Council District. This will be a fantastic opportunity to ask questions to the Mayor, Council Member, and Commissioners from top City agencies. The town hall […]

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Small Business Saturday 2017

Help rally small businesses and shoppers in our community during this year’s Small Business Saturday, November 25. Join the national campaign, generate customized promotional materials for your business, and encourage our community to support local mom-and-pop stores and small business owners! Small Business Saturday Friday, November 25 @ Greater Flushing The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Shop […]