the most diverse community in the nation, Queens
offers a wealth of interests and activities. Our
first class sporting events, cultural institutions
and nature parks draw thousands of people each year.
Budget. FY2013 Not For Profit Capital
Requests is now available. Please click on Budget
and Grants and look under Capital Budget for information.
Diversity. As the most ethnically
diverse community in the United States, the
Borough President's Office - in association with
the Queens General Assembly - has published a calendar
of important holidays and events throughout the world. CLICK
for 2011 QGA Calendar
Business. Queens is Open for Business.
With our diverse work force and new land development,
many opportunities exist for growth. Review our calendars
of current events to see how we can help your business.
Education. Our educational system
is constantly changing to ensure that our students
receive the best instruction and training. Learn
more about funding, school governance and the educational
framework within New York City.
Culture. As the most diverse community
in the nation, Queens residents have a broad and
unique perspective on the world. Please visit the
Cultural Affairs section to learn more about our
Recreation. The Parks Department
is proud to unveil our latest brochure outlining
all the fun things to do and see in Flushing Meadows
Corona Park. The Park is home not only to the Unisphere,
but the US Open Tennis Tournament, Queens Theatre
in the Park, and more.
Growth. Rreal estate
development is revitalizing the Borough of Queens.
We are pleased to present this collection of photos
and architectural renderings highlighting development
in some of our most important communities, including:
Long Island City
This development will also benefit residents. In
addition to working with the business community,
this office works tirelessly to provide for your
safety and convenience making Queens a great place to live. We work with City, State
and Federal Agencies, Community Boards and other
groups to ensure that all Queens residents have the
services they need.
Queens Poet Laureate 2010-2013
On June 17, 2010 Queens Borough President Helen Marshall
was joined by Queens College President James Muyskens
at an installation ceremony for the fifth Poet
Laureate of Queens, Paolo Javier, who will serve
in this position from 2010 to 2013. Read more and
learn about this honorary position by visiting
the Cultural Affairs page. Click
Here for more info