The “mayor of Flushing,” City Council member Peter Koo, announced Feb. 13 that he is running for re-election, Times Ledger reports.
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Flushing artist and educator Gina Minielli has set out to photograph some of the more than 200 houses of worship in the Queens neighborhood, reports QNS.
From Chinatown to Flushing, parades and special events marked the Lunar New Year in Asian communities.
Businesses in Flushing are still reeling from a four-alarm fire in Flushing on Jan. 25 – the second in six months, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Queens Chronicle speaks to Chinese community leaders and residents of Flushing to get their take on new tensions between the U.S. and China.
Business owners in Flushing expressed concern about parking spaces taken up by NYPD patrol cars, making it difficult for customers to find a place to park, Korea Daily reports.
SsingSsing will mix rock and Korean folk singing as they take their “anything-goes stage antics” to Flushing on Jan. 6, reports QNS.
Some sex trafficking operations that moved Chinese immigrants across state lines for prostitution were broken recently by joint law enforcement action, Sing Tao Daily reports.
For two decades a Korean pastor and his wife have arranged an annual Christmas event for children of single mothers, reports The Korea Times.
Kimchi came to a Flushing junior high school as part of a program to bring Korean cuisine to schools in Queens with large numbers of Korean students, reports Korea Daily.
Henry Lee gave an inspirational talk about his career as a renowned forensic scientist and his close relationship with the Flushing-based International Buddhist Progress Society – also known as the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple – which hosted the event, reports World Journal.
At a ceremony commemorating the 10th anniversary of the reclamation of a burial ground in Flushing, advocates called for more to be done, reports Queens Examiner.
The takeover of Hong Kong Supermarket in Flushing by the Good Fortune supermarket chain is the latest shift in the competitive Chinese supermarket industry in NYC, reports World Journal.
Volunteers from the MinKwon Center for Community Action and other local organizations in Flushing have been canvassing to get out the vote among Asian-American voters.
The 19th annual march against domestic violence sponsored by the Korean American Family Service Center was held in Flushing, and drew community members and local politicians, Times Ledger reports.