Post Tagged with: "Flushing"

Councilman Peter Koo (D-Flushing) announces he is running for re-election.  (Photo courtesy of Peter Koo, via Times Ledger)

Koo Runs Again for City Council

Politics, Queens February 17, 2017 at 3:24 pm

The “mayor of Flushing,” City Council member Peter Koo, announced Feb. 13 that he is running for re-election, Times Ledger reports.

Religious Diversity of Flushing Captured in Photo Series

Religious Diversity of Flushing Captured in Photo Series

Queens, Religion February 16, 2017 at 3:24 pm

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.

A Sampling of Lunar New Year Events

A Sampling of Lunar New Year Events

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, New York February 6, 2017 at 5:17 pm

From Chinatown to Flushing, parades and special events marked the Lunar New Year in Asian communities.

(Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Fifteen Shops Affected in Flushing Fire

Business, East Asian, Queens January 31, 2017 at 11:29 am

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.

Flushing (Photo by NYC Department of Transportation, Creative Commons license)

How a US-China Trade War Could Impact Flushing

Business, East Asian, Queens January 27, 2017 at 12:39 pm

Queens Chronicle speaks to Chinese community leaders and residents of Flushing to get their take on new tensions between the U.S. and China.

Commanding officer Judith Harrison, right, of the 109th Precinct speaks at a roundtable meeting with Korean and Chinese small business owners in Flushing, Queens. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Parking Pressure in Flushing

Business, East Asian, Police, Queens, Transportation January 11, 2017 at 3:07 pm

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 (Photo via QNS)

Korean Band Brings Gender and Genre-Bending Show to Queens

Culture, East Asian, Queens January 5, 2017 at 4:50 pm

SsingSsing will mix rock and Korean folk singing as they take their “anything-goes stage antics” to Flushing on Jan. 6, reports QNS.

One of the locations shut down by the NYPD in a recent anti-trafficking operation. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Sex Trafficking Rings Broken

East Asian, Long Island, New York, Police, Queens January 3, 2017 at 4:55 pm

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.

Children receiving present from Santa Claus at the 2014 Christmas event held by Good Neighbor Ministry.  (Photo via The Korea Times)

In Flushing, a Korean Pastor Readies a Christmas Party

East Asian, Queens, Traditions, Youth December 19, 2016 at 4:53 pm

For two decades a Korean pastor and his wife have arranged an annual Christmas event for children of single mothers, reports The Korea Times.

Students at Junior High School 189 in Flushing sampling Korean food at lunchtime. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Korean Cuisine Comes to Flushing School

East Asian, Education, Food December 9, 2016 at 3:40 pm

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.

Forensic Scientist Henry Lee Shares the Secrets of Success

Forensic Scientist Henry Lee Shares the Secrets of Success

East Asian, Queens November 22, 2016 at 5:47 pm

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.

Go to Queens Examiner for more photos from the event at Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground.

A Reclaimed Burial Ground Honored in Flushing

African, History, Native American, Queens November 17, 2016 at 3:29 pm

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.

Hong Kong Supermarket (Photo by Peter Chu via World Journal)

Flushing Supermarkets See a New Player

Business, East Asian, Queens November 15, 2016 at 4:28 pm

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.

Canvassing Door-to-Door in Flushing to Get Out the Asian Vote
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.

Canvassing Door-to-Door in Flushing to Get Out the Asian Vote

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.

A protester holds a sign at the 19th silent march against domestic violence in Flushing. (Photo by Gina Martinez via Times Ledger)

Marching in Flushing Against Domestic Violence

East Asian, Queens, Social Services October 20, 2016 at 2:02 pm

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.