On March 21, #HackHarlem was held for 12 hours to develop ideas for new apps to benefit Harlem.
The flight attendant who served Cho Hyun-ah, the former vice president of Korean Air who forced a plane to return to the gate, has sued both Cho and the airline in NYS Supreme Court in Queens County, Korea Daily reports.
Community activists want the city to require environmental impact statements from businesses located in the South Bronx, The Hunts Point Express reports.
A Chinese-American lawyer has launched a Kickstarter campaign to open a night market in Queens in April, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Panelists at a recent forum urged the City Council to pass the Small Business Jobs Survival Act to help businesses in the city in their negotiations with landlords, The Villager reports.
Under the leadership of a new director, the 82nd St. Partnership, also known as the Roosevelt Ave. BID, is set to expand. Leslie Ramos included Latino vendors and others in the discussions, and people are positive about the agreement, which still must undergo an approval process, El Diario reports.
The Hunts Point Market may get a boost of $150 million over 12 years to shore up infrastructure and open up new space, wholesalers were surprised and please to learn recently, The Hunts Point Express reports.
Early, a new Polish-owned cafe, has opened in Greenpoint and features Polish items on its menu, including the “zappie,” reports Nowy Dziennik.
The Forest Hills Asian Association looks to help people and businesses from all backgrounds, reports the Queens Chronicle.
A recent forum sponsored by Digital.NYC in the South Bronx brought together tech entrepreneurs, job seekers and city officials to explore the area’s potential for more tech business, reports Mott Haven Herald.
The Feb. 25 episode of “Independent Sources” is dedicated to Bedford Stuyvesant, which reported the largest percentage increase of whites in the city between 2000 and 2010. What is driving the arrival of the newcomers? How are the changes affecting longtime Black residents?
Korean Waejong Kim, co-owner of the Loopy Mango yarn store in SoHo, has seen the store’s signature yarn products take off globally, Korea Daily reports.
The Red Hook Star-Revue offers a spirited defense of Carlos Menchaca, who was ousted as co-leader of the Brooklyn City Council delegation on Feb. 5.
Caribbean Life writes about Harlem’s historic theater complex, The Renny, and moves afoot to save it from demolition.
Han May Meat Co., a Chinatown fixture for half a century, has closed, reports World Journal.