Tuesday, 16 September 2014

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El Barrio Explosion: Six Months Later

El Barrio Explosion: Six Months Later

On top of the emotional effects of the explosion that left eight dead and destroyed two buildings in East Harlem, residents are still feeling the economic impact of the tragedy, El Diario reports.

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Filipinos Turn Out for Night of ‘Here Lies Love’

Filipinos Turn Out for Night of ‘Here Lies Love’

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.

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Undocumented 9/11 Workers Seek Legalization

Undocumented 9/11 Workers Seek Legalization

Undocumented 9/11 workers who ended up with severe physical and mental ailments are pleading to authorities to legalize their immigration status, El Diario reports.

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Albertine Brings French Books to NYC

Albertine Brings French Books to NYC

Albertine brings French books to NYC after a 5-year hiatus following the closing of La Librairie Française, France-Amérique reports.

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A ‘Bittersweet’ $41m Settlement for Central Park Five

A ‘Bittersweet’ $41m Settlement for Central Park Five

Calling the settlement "a sort of victory," Yusef Salaam of the Central Park Five voices his concerns about the effects of "institutionalized racism" on the community in an Amsterdam News story on the payout and the reactions from those involved.

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A Stretch of Mott Street Remembered

A Stretch of Mott Street Remembered

An article in The China Press describes Chinatown of a century ago, where the Port Arthur Chinese Restaurant and the merchant Soy Kee & Co. did business at 7-9 Mott St.

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade: More Inclusive?

St. Patrick’s Day Parade: More Inclusive?

News that a single gay-identified group has been invited to march in the St. Patrick's Day Parade was met with caution by LGBT groups, Gay City News said.

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‘Lolita’ Fashion Comes to the Lower East Side

‘Lolita’ Fashion Comes to the Lower East Side

Child-like? Cute? Elegant? This Japanese fashion trend has avid followers.

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Op-Ed: Confronting New York’s ‘Disjointed Economy’

Op-Ed: Confronting New York’s ‘Disjointed Economy’

An op-ed in The Lo-Down describes changes in Lower Manhattan as emblematic of the city's "disjointed economy" and urges efforts to overcome divisions between the homeless and the needy, and city residents who have insulated themselves.

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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.

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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.

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