In Jackson Heights, artists, photographers and writers will gather Oct. 25 at Queens Pride House to explore the topic “Beyond Diversity,” Queens Tribune reports.
The Astoria Cove rezoning will set the bar for de Blasio’s affordable housing policy over the next few years. But as the plan stands, will it help the New Yorkers who need it most?
A Japanese-Korean woman in New York separated from her brother during World War II finally spoke to him, by phone, for the first time in over four decades, reports The Korea Times.
Casa Enrique, which serves Mexican food in Long Island City, just earned one star from Michelin Guide for its creations by Oaxacan-born chef Cosme Aguilar.
In this story from Sing Tao Daily, Victoria Moy, the granddaughter of a WWII veteran from Chinatown, uncovers the history of Chinese-American veterans from WWII to Afghanistan – and tells why for her grandfather, serving in the military was the happiest time of his life.
After a bottle collector was fatally hit by a car, World Journal reports on Chinese seniors like her who endure the grueling work to make ends meet.
“Mari en Maraña,” a “Romeo and Juliet”-inspired film on a Dominican woman who falls in love with a Haitian man, is in the works, reports Manhattan Times. The Washington Heights filmmakers say the theme is particularly relevant now.
The DOE is struggling to plug gaps in the delivery of special services to students with disabilities in several parts of the city, reports Chalkbeat.
Mexican immigrants who have a disability due to a degenerative disease or an accident at work face poverty, and find little in the way of job opportunities and support, reports Diario de Mexico.
Bushwick residents marched to demand a swift solution to the gentrification problem leaving thousands of Latino families without a home, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The art and poetry festival on Oct. 11 focused on preserving identity, culture and history in immigrant communities.
The [Re]New Lots Markets & Artist Incubator Project is turning two vacant lots in East New York into affordable spaces for artists and retailers, reports Brooklyn Brief.
Mexican immigrants demanded justice in front of the Mexican consulate for the 43 education students who disappeared in Iguala, Mexico, after they allegedly clashed with the police, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Almost a year since $5 billion in SNAP benefits were slashed, more low-income Bronx residents are turning to food pantries. But in the borough with the highest levels of food insecurity – which also faces an “obesity crisis” – food pantries have been scrambling to feed locals, reports The Riverdale Press.
Hungarian sculptor Gabriel Koren, who has sculpted famous African-American figures, needs financial assistance to complete her commissions, reports Amsterdam News.