Three environmental advocacy groups have filed a lawsuit against the New York City Housing Authority for failing to separate recyclables as required by city law, reports Mott Haven Herald.
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SinoVision headed to the American Museum of Natural History for the “Spotlight Asia: Big Cats” program, held to bring awareness to the endangered state of big cats in Asia and recognize the species’ influence in the art and culture of countries across the continent.
MOVE Systems will distribute 500 environmentally-friendly food carts to vendors as part of a pilot program with the city, reports Times Ledger.
Chinese fishermen who have spent years fishing in the East River tell World Journal they want clarification of the rules after city officials started patrolling the area recently and issuing tickets and summonses.
The August Martin High School in Jamaica and The Future Project hosted a hip-hop culinary competition “to bridge the worlds of culinary arts, visual arts and lyrical art,” reports Queens Courier.
South Africans in New York celebrated 21 years of their country’s independence with a picnic in Riverside Park last month, while keeping in mind what the event organizer called the “senseless killing of foreigners” in South Africa, reports Afrikanspot.
Some 200 children in northeastern Williamsburg may lose their day care centers after the city decided not to renew the leases for Nuestros Niños and Small World, El Diario reports.
A nearly five-month battle to stay open ended in triumph for the Marble Hill International Unisex Salon, which has served as a community gathering spot for 53 years, reports The Riverdale Press.
A new stretch of the boardwalk opened in the Rockaways on May 22, and The Wave reported on the commitment of the city to spending all $480 million in FEMA funds in the Rockaways.
Residents of Cobble Hill were dismayed by two plans put forward by a real estate developer for the Long Island College Hospital site, the Red Hook Star-Revue reports.
The head of the beleaguered Fung Wah Bus line has announced that the company may close for good after losing their Boston stop, perhaps its most profitable destination, reports World Journal.
A Korean American who studied dentistry and turned to teaching was honored by the Korean American Parents Association of Greater New York, Korea Daily and The Korea Times report.
A Polish foundation called Culture Shock is sponsoring a series of workshops and events in Greenpoint, reports Greenpoint Gazette.
New York City has adopted a cultural plan that will evaluate the city’s cultural assets and explore collaborations and other ways to promote culture in various communities, Gotham Gazette reports.
Ahead of the Lower East Side celebration of Latino culture, the Loisaida Festival, Manhattan Times looks at the its sponsor, Loisaida Inc., and its efforts to keep the history and culture of the Latino community intact in the neighborhood.