Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Category: New York

Feed Subscription
Biking for Sewol

Biking for Sewol

Korea Daily reports on the long bicycle journey across the U.S. taken by a Columbia University student to commemorate the Sewol ferry disaster.

Read More »
Italian Processions March On

Italian Processions March On

CUNY TV's "Italics" takes viewers to two major religious processions in the Italian community – one honoring Santa Fortunata and the other, St. Rocco.

Read More »
A Welcome Shelter for Women

A Welcome Shelter for Women

A women's shelter at the New York City Rescue Mission has provided a welcome since the summer, Downtown Express reports.

Read More »
Jackson Heights Onstage

Jackson Heights Onstage

A diverse group of characters populates a new play about Jackson Heights to be staged in the West Village in September, Queens Tribune reports.

Read More »
Afro Soca in Brooklyn

Afro Soca in Brooklyn

Shakira Marshall leads her students in blending dance moves from Africa and the Caribbean.

Read More »
Students Talk about Segregated Schools

Students Talk about Segregated Schools

The Riverdale Press went into some of New York's segregated schools to hear what students say about the consequences of racial isolation and division.

Read More »
Easing Rules for Street Vendors

Easing Rules for Street Vendors

A new City Council measure will allow licenses of street vendors to be transferred to family members in the event of death, illness or incapacitation of the original license holder, The Villager reports.

Read More »
Student Art Targets Hate Crimes

Student Art Targets Hate Crimes

Young artists submitted work in a variety of mediums to the 8th Annual Hate Crime Prevention Art Contest, as covered in a video report from SinoVision.

Read More »
Parents Call for Boycott of Newark Schools

Parents Call for Boycott of Newark Schools

A parent's group, NPS Boycott 4 Freedom, is advocating a September 4 boycott to protest a restructuring plan for a number of the Newark schools, Colorlines reports.

Read More »
Teen Taiko Drumming and J-Pop

Teen Taiko Drumming and J-Pop

High schoolers learned about Japanese culture at a workshop at the Japan Society.

Read More »
Prepping for Pre-K

Prepping for Pre-K

Training and evaluation of the 1,000 new pre-K teachers NYC requires is challenging, Chalkbeat reports in a pair of articles.

Read More »
scroll to top