Flushing Neighborhood

The “Recession Proof” City that Continues to Grow

By: Fernando Echeverri Main Street is constantly dense with pedestrian and vehicle traffic; its intersection with Roosevelt Avenue covered in road signs explaining different rules like no turning between certain … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Overcrowding in Progress

By: Nicolas Cocchiaro Taxi cabs everywhere, people taking escalators up and down to and from the subway, bus stops on every corner, people everywhere, cars gridlocked; you would think this … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cybercraft

By: Keith Swiader Socializing is increasingly becoming more faceless, thanks to online networking services like Facebook and Twitter. Video games are no different, as online play with others, around the … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

PR Girls

By: Anisaa Diggins NYC may be the city of dreams, but it’s also the city with one of the highest tuition rates in the country. Students are thousands of dollars … Continue reading

December 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Little Riding School that Could

By: Amanda White Wedged between an industrial park and a row of identical houses, a riding school stands proudly, barely visible from the road. Only upon walking up to the … Continue reading

December 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Skyview Center Mall

By: Ashley Parma Jonathon Garcia sat on a leather couch watching a muted Knicks game play on the big screen TV across from him, at the Skyview Center Mall, holding … Continue reading

December 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Hindu Temple Society of North America

By: Hemalini Paltoo The Hindu Temple The Pargan family sat together, facing a beautifully decorated Ganesha statue in the middle of the temple, with their flowers in their clasped hands … Continue reading

December 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Flushing’s developing art scene nurtured by the Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts

By Sasha Mahabir Lindsay Lee, born and raised in Flushing, holds an old Canon film camera. She has it pointed towards a cardboard box filled with durians outside a grocery … Continue reading

December 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Indigenous…To Flushing

By: Shannon Mayo On a cool Saturday afternoon in April, a woman sat on her recliner and looked out her window towards the sky, as she reflected on back on … Continue reading

December 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Flushing High School’s overcrowding link to failing performance grades

By: Mathias Kranacher   Walking through New York City, coming across a public school that either closed or immensely overcrowded is not something out of the ordinary and Flushing High … Continue reading

December 20, 2014 · Leave a comment
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