August 24th -- Flushing Night Out, a daytime community market and social event organized by the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, took place today in downtown Flushing. The 5th annual community event was held outside the historic St. George Church on 38th Avenue off Main Street.
According to John Choe , Executive Director of the Flushing Chamber, "Flushing Night Out seeks to bring together all the people who live and work in the Flushing community, showcase our amazing cultural diversity, promote small businesses, and make Flushing a destination for the world". The festival featured area restaurant vendors, live music and entertainment from local artists.
Highlights of FNO 2019 included new vendors Totto Ramen featuring Japanese-style cuisine; Flushing's best Asian fusion treats by Kulu Desserts; Ecuadorian cuisine by La Braza; Korean fusion cuisine by Tiger Box; Caribean jerk chicken and goat curry by Tropical Revival; the best ice cream by The Original Flushing Ice Cream Factory; and Chinese edible folk art by Chinese Sugar Painting. These vendors will be joined by veterans of past night markets, including: T-Swirl Crepe, Sam's Fried Ice Cream, Brooklyn Crafted, Old Country Jerky, Twisted Potato, Flushing Queens Macaroni Kid, Gutsier Living, and One Little bubble tea.