Tag: flushing-bid

Flushing Council Member slams e-scooter expansion set for eastern Queens


Jun. 3, 2024 By Athena Dawson On Thursday, May 30, Council Member Sandra Ung (D-20) held a press conference with local community leaders to oppose the DOT’s e-scooter program, which is set to expand in Flushing. Ung cites Flushing’s “unique challenges and dense urban environment” and ongoing congestion conditions as reasons why the plan would…
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PHOTOS: Community gathers in Flushing for annual street fair

Flushing Street Fair

Sep. 19, 2023 By Bill Parry The Downtown Flushing Transit Hub Business Improvement District (BID) held its 2023 Street Fair on Prince Street and 40th Road on Saturday, Sept. 16, with dozens of vendors selling toys and clothes. Other vendors sold a wide variety of food options including barbecue, fried chicken, bubble tea, tofu, Chinese…
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Flushing BID releases annual guide with information on services, health and wellness

Feb. 15, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed The Flushing Business Improvement District (BID) released its annual Flushing Guide, a comprehensive navigation tool with up-to-date and accurate MTA bus stop locations in the downtown Flushing area, to better serve residents, commuters and tourists.  However, this year’s Flushing Guide focuses on health and wellness with the inclusion of… Read more »

Flushing BID launches free online raffle to support local businesses in the community

The Flushing Business Improvement District (BID), on Friday, Jan. 20, announced the launch of Lucky7, a free online raffle to celebrate the Lunar New Year, promote local businesses, and bring shoppers from other regions to downtown Flushing.  “This event is to celebrate the culture in Downtown Flushing. The food culture, shopping culture, but most importantly… Read more »