The political stature of Flushing appears to be increasing significantly, with many Chinese from Flushing becoming New York City Council members. Taiwan-born John Liu, former New York City Council member representing District 20, which includes Flushing and other northern Queens neighborhoods, was elected New York City Comptroller in November 2009.
- John Bowne
John Bowne later served in the provincial assembly of New...
Flushing was originally inhabited by the Matinecoc Indians...
Based on data from the 2010 United States Census, the...
- John Bowne
Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, often referred to as Flushing Meadows Park, or simply Flushing Meadows, is a public park in the northern part of Queens, New York City.It is bounded by I-678 (Van Wyck Expressway) on the east, Grand Central Parkway on the west, Flushing Bay on the north, and Union Turnpike on the south.
- 897 acres (363 ha)
- Public park
- Queens, New York, United States
There are two New York City Subway stations along Flushing Avenue. The G train stops at Flushing Avenue and Union Avenue. The J and M trains stop at Flushing Avenue and Broadway. The L train also stops nearby at the Jefferson Street station.
The Flushing Remonstrance was a 1657 petition to Director-General of New Netherland Peter Stuyvesant, in which some thirty residents of the small settlement at Flushing requested an exemption to his ban on Quaker worship. It is considered a precursor to the United States Constitution's provision on freedom of religion in the Bill of Rights.
Flushing High School was established by the Village of Flushing in 1875 prior to its consolidation with New York City and remains the oldest public high school in the present city. For decades, the school enjoyed a good reputation with local real estate sales brochures touting proximity to "famed Flushing High School" as late as the 1960s.
- Ignazio Accardi
- 'Widening the Spectrum of Teaching and Learning'
- 35-01 Union St., Queens, New York
Broadway–Flushing is a historic district and residential subsection of Flushing, Queens, New York City.The neighborhood comprises approximately 2,300 homes. It is located between 155th and 170th Streets to the west and east respectively, and is bounded on the north by Bayside and 29th Avenues, and on the south by Northern Boulevard and Crocheron Avenue.
New York Air was a 1980s startup airline owned by Texas Air Corporation and based at Hangar 5 at LaGuardia Airport in Flushing, Queens, New York City. It ceased operations on February 1, 1987, in a merger with Continental Airlines.
- Texas Air Corporation
Flushing is a neighborhood in the Queens borough of New York City. Flushing is the largest urban center in New York. Flushing is the largest urban center in New York. New York's second-biggest Chinatown is there.
Flushing är en stadsdel i Queens i New York.En stor del av invånarna i dag härstammar från Asien.Ibland kallas Flushing för det "riktiga" Chinatown. En stor del av Flushing utgörs av parkområdet Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, där man bland annat finner de stora idrottsanläggningarna Citi Field för baseboll och tennisbanorna där US Open i tennis spelas varje år sedan 1978. 
Get the latest flushing news, articles, videos and photos on the New York Post. A field hospital in Central Park and a temporary hospital at the Queens stadium that’s home to the U.S. Open are ...