Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Celebrating Colombia’s Independence in Queens

Celebrating Colombia’s Independence in Queens

Traditional music and dance marked the festivities in Queens.

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Baby do Brasil Debuts in New York

Baby do Brasil Debuts in New York

The singer, who revolutionized Brazilian music in the 1970s, found religion and freed her style.

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Strength through Samosas

Strength through Samosas

A Bangladeshi women's workers cooperative based in East Harlem is selling samosas to local businesses to economically empower its members, reports Open City.

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Giglio Feast Celebrated in Williamsburg

Giglio Feast Celebrated in Williamsburg

Home Reporter writes about celebrants honoring the memory of St. Paulinus with the Italian Giglio Feast in Brooklyn.

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Male Garlic, Other Talismans, Carried for Luck

Male Garlic, Other Talismans, Carried for Luck

In New Jersey, traditional Mexican talismans and religious objects appeal to Latinos seeking good luck, Diario de Mexico reports.

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Getting the Data on a Damaging Virus

Getting the Data on a Damaging Virus

City Council members want the health department to provide annual reporting on hepatitis B and C viruses.

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Redeveloping Chinatown: Opinions Differ

Redeveloping Chinatown: Opinions Differ

Mingpao finds that there's a wide range of views on how best to boost Chinatown.

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Brooklyn Takes on Southeast Asian Cuisines

Brooklyn Takes on Southeast Asian Cuisines

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.

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‘Sub-minimum’ Wages Protested

‘Sub-minimum’ Wages Protested

Workers want Gov. Cuomo to eliminate the sub-minimum wage so that tipped workers can receive the same minimum wage as others, Manhattan Times reports.

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Provence in NYC: Playing Pétanque in Bryant Park

Provence in NYC: Playing Pétanque in Bryant Park

A game of skill and tactics with ancient origins, pétanque has its fans, old and new.

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Rent Hikes Shutter Korean Businesses in Manhattan

Rent Hikes Shutter Korean Businesses in Manhattan

After rent climbed $20,000 in just one month, a Korean-owned nail salon closed its doors, joining delis and dry cleaners that faced a similar predicament, reports The Korea Times.

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