Flushing was an early Quaker settlement. Persecuted for their faith, many were arrested and some were even sent back to Holland. In 1663 the Dutch West India Company granted religious liberty in New York which ended the severe punishments. Now Flushing is known as a diverse community with a large Chinatown.
They have a nice library too.
We saw this unusual fruit? or vegetable? in lots of market stands.
We’d never seen Chinese olives before ..….
….. we had seen hanging roast ducks and meats.
There were all kinds of seeds for sale……
Ooops, just missed getting a picture of a rat grabbing a sunflower seed snack! You don’t see that every day.
Thought about buying one to find out what it tastes like .… but we’d seen that rat .…..…