Tourists Have Landed in Queens. They’re Staying.

The panel on tourism was an all-star lineup of local entrepreneurs — a restaurateur, a museum director, a hotel executive, the founder of a weekend markets and a theater impresario. But the celebrity of the event, part of an economic development conference in Long Island City, Queens, was the one panelist without a neighborhood portfolio: an advertising executive from Lonely Planet, the travel guide publisher. The others genuflected. Read More

A Close Up Look at Powerwashing

As can be seen on under the list of programs and services found on our website, powerwashing of the streets is one of the vital services provided by the Flushing BID. Following a set powerwash schedule, a team hired by the Flushing BID goes out onto the streets and hoses down the sidewalk with hot, pressurized water to get rid of grease, odor, and other residue. Here are some pictures and a video of them in action! Video

Part 150 Web Pages for LGA and JFK

The Part 150 Noise Study web pages for JFK and LGA airports have been updated to allow stakeholders and interested parties to enter in their email address, name, and address to get on the project mailing list. This will allow the Port Authority to send blast emails to subscribed users about project status, quarterly newsletters, public meeting announcements etc. The Port Authority is requesting that the Roundtable and its members spread this news and encourage people to start signing up. The links to each airport are below:

Summer Music in Flushing

On July 17th, the Flushing BID hosted our first session of Summer Music in Flushing, which was sponsored by the World Journal Culture Foundation. From 5:30pm to 6:30pm in front of the Queens Library, Pianist Catherine Ng played a selection of songs from American, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese pop music. Thanks to the sound system provide by the Library, the pleasant music could be heard by passersby, patrons to the library, and people waiting on line for the bus. The Flushing BID is looking for other talented musicians or musical groups to play at in future sessions. Those who are interetsed should contact Dian Yu at (718) 888-1805, or

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