Gloria Oh says flyers have singled her out for criticism in connection with the proposed LG construction because she is Korean American, reports Korea Daily.
NYCHA officials are trying to make the city agency more approachable to public housing tenants, Mott Haven Herald reports.
An Asian Journal piece looks at how a trip to his parents’ native Philippines influenced hair stylist Mark Bustos to cut the hair of people living on the streets of Manhattan.
Hear how Bartholdi’s Lady Liberty is the inspiration for a new musical in one of three reports on this episode of the CUNY TV show “Independent Sources.”
A new law limiting collaboration between city agencies and federal immigration authorities will benefit hundreds of families in fear of deportations, El Diario reports.
Some worry that rezoning a stretch of Jerome Avenue in the Bronx would displace one of the city’s few remaining concentrations of auto service businesses, reports Bronx Bureau.
As the one year anniversary of Maidan approaches, singers and non-singers alike joined in Ukrainian folk singing in New York’s East Village.
A Queens photography class gets Latino immigrants to open their eyes, and lenses, to the beauty of their new surroundings, as captured in a video from Feet in 2 Worlds.
Businesses are changing hands in neighborhoods like Mott Haven, turning over from Dominican and Puerto Rican to Mexican ownership as members of the older generation retire and move to warmer climes, reports Mott Haven Herald.
Nancy Tong, the first Asian-American district leader in Brooklyn, wants to help open more pre-K facilities and promote affordable housing for seniors.
Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, was marked at El Museo del Barrio with face painting, storytelling and performances, as shown in this video.
Three Korean artists currently are on exhibit in New York, with works using very different materials but demonstrating a common interest in humanity.
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.