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.
Not seeing many Filipinos in the audience, the cast of the off-Broadway production about former first lady of the Philippines Imelda Marcos held a “Filipino Night,” reports Asian Journal.
Filipino Americans are being urged to join the People’s Climate March in NY, with the anniversary of last year’s typhoon approaching and given the vulnerability of the Philippines to climate change, reports The FilAm.
Nature in the Philippines, in both beautiful and disastrous forms, inspires FilAm artist Katte Geneta, whose work is on display at the Governors Island Art Fair, reports The FilAm.
Community members, many without insurance, received free checkups and screenings at a health fair in Queens.
One ambitious Jersey dad is making a Filipino-themed cartoon, called “Phil the Fil-Am,” to keep his kids in tune with their heritage, reports The FilAm.
The Rakhaing Water Festival was held in New York with dancers and musicians in traditional costume.
Greenpoint Gazette highlights, in separate stories, a chef adding her own twist to home-cooked Filipino meals and a new Malaysian restaurant inspired by dishes found in the region’s night markets.
Maung Htein Linn runs three NYC restaurants with authentic Japanese food he learned to prepare in Japan.
NYC Muslims seek some consensus on when to start fasting.
After working in Asian-American circles, Nancy Bulalacao is focusing on the Filipino community. She spoke with The FilAm about the first Filipino American Museum in NY and other ventures.
Cambodians come to Wat Jotanaram for prayer, meditation, language instruction and meals.
Family and friends of Randy Gener held vigils this week to urge speedy action on apprehending his attackers, The FilAm and Gay City News report.
Serving not just the Filipino community but also Latinos and South Asians, the Bayanihan Filipino Community Center is fundraising to keep the immigrant haven running, reports The FilAm.
“The Half-Remembered Past” recounts journalist Nelson A. Navarro’s fight against the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines and his subsequent years in New York and later, back home in Manila, reports local Filipino papers.