Chamber Joins Coalition to Successfully Pass Awnings Act!

Once vibrant commercial strip in Flushing now barren due to sign penalties Flushing, NY – Council Members Rafael Espinal and Peter Koo today joined merchants in the Asian American Federation’s Union Street Small Business Program in Flushing to rally in support of the Awnings Act – legislation that would ease the punitive burden on small businesses in response to a recent […]

Oath ACCES – Responding to NYC Enforcement Agency Summons

On Thursday, June 14 from 6:30PM – 8:30PM at the Flushing Queens Library, a workshop will be held on “How to Respond to Summonses from NYC Enforcement Agencies“. Presented by Fidel F. Del Valle, the Commissioner and Chief Administrative Law Judge of the NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings(OATH), and co-hosted by Queens Borough President, Melinda Katz and Councilman, […]

Flushing Greenmarket opened this week

City Councilman Peter Koo (D-Flushing) helped announce the opening of the first Flushing Greenmarket Wednesday The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce partnered with GrowNYC to bring locally grown products that will emphasize nutritious fruits and vegetables. The fruits and vegetables sold will all be grown or produced within 250 miles of New York City. The Greenmarket will be located on […]

Flushing Greenmarket Opened This Week

City Councilman Peter Koo (D-Flushing) helped announce the opening of the first Flushing Greenmarket Wednesday The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce partnered with GrowNYC to bring locally grown products that will emphasize nutritious fruits and vegetables. The fruits and vegetables sold will all be grown or produced within 250 miles of New York City. The Greenmarket will be located on […]

Danny Lye: College Pt. Restaurant Owner Seeks to Help His Community

A restaurant owner in College Point who made waves in December when he hosted a Christmas Eve community meal for Flushing residents says the meal was a stepping stone for him to give back to area residents. Danny Lye, 56, owner of Danny’s Steakhouse and Oyster Bar at 13-46 127th St. in College Point, hosted the holiday meal called “Feed […]

Some Progress On Flushing Trash Crisis

Nobody is willing to throw up their hands on garbage issues in Flushing just yet. 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 […]