NYC & Co.’s Marty Markowitz to Kick off “Flushing’s World Fair” as Special Keynote Speaker Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE), the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, and the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) today invited visitors and businesses to “Flushing’s World Fair,” a three-day expo on June 15-17, 2018. The Expo references the iconic 1964 World’s Fair through the […]
On Sunday, May 13th, the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel will be holding a Mother’s Day Buffet from noon until 8PM. It costs $55 per person and for children under the age of 12 it’s half priced. Reserve your spot now by calling 718-670-7400, you will also receive 3-hour complimentary valet parking when you do.
Sharing our Farm Traditions: Growing Korean Crops at Evergreen Community Garden GreenThumb community gardeners at Evergreen Community Garden; GreenThumb Evergreen Community Garden is a 5-acre community garden in a predominantly Korean neighborhood in Flushing, Queens, with nearly 300 garden plots. Join us for a tour of the garden, and hear from garden members about their traditional crops and growing methods. […]
Queens has a lot to offer as one of the most multicultural cities in the world; especially when it comes to food! Edible Queens, is a magazine that showcases unique local food, restaurants, bars and even recipes in Queens. On May 6th from 2:30PM to 4:30PM, the editor and publisher of Edible Queens, Claudia Sanchez, will be our guest at the Queens […]
TOUR: Saturday, June 2, 10am-5:30pm Since 1999, when the Metrocard matured, Jack Eichenbaum has led a tour called The World of the Number 7 Train. This series of six walks and connecting rides along North Queens’ transportation corridor became his signature tour, focusing on what the #7 train did to and for surrounding neighborhoods since it began service in 1914. So much has […]
Myriad specialty desserts spots in Flushing will offer you a glimpse of the neighborhood’s rich diversity and dynamism. Whether you’re seeking a late-night sugar rush or an elegant afternoon tea, our bustling neighborhood will surprise and delight! Yes, Flushing is a great place for a piping hot bowl of noodle soup for lunch or an expansive Cantonese banquet for dinner, […]
Neighborhood residents and local farmers will launch the 2018 season of Flushing CSA at the 2018 Meet the Farmer community forum on Sunday, March 18, 2-6pm, at the Quaker Meetinghouse, located at 137-16 Northern Boulevard in Flushing, Queens. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Limited parking available. This year’s Meet the Farmer will feature a free screening of “Farmers for […]
The best of the best charcuterie artisans from the U.S. and Canada—makers of sausages, patés, hams, salumi, and more—vie for top honors at the third annual Charcuterie Masters. Attendees will enjoy unlimited tasting of more than 60 kinds of charcuterie, including exquisite prosciutto from Cesare Casella and sumptuous Portuguese Alentejano ham from Rodrigo Duarte who will also be doing a […]
Celebrate the Lunar New Year with specially crafted menus and homemade rice cakes at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel Restaurant located on the lower level from 11:30AM – 5PM, thru March 4th.
The League of Kitchens (www.leagueofkitchens.com) is a unique cooking school in NYC where immigrants teach small cooking workshops in their homes and students encounter a new culture, cuisine, and neighborhood with every experience. The League of Kitchens is looking to hire 2-4 more instructors who are also immigrants who live in New York City. If you are an exceptional home cook and […]