Rising rents are pushing residents out of the Little Senegal community in Harlem, The Uptowner reports.
In northern Manhattan, politicians and community members marched on Oct. 25 in support of rent regulations that will “keep affordable housing affordable,” Manhattan Times reports.
City Council member Fernando Cabrera endorses the “e-carriage” as a substitute for horse-drawn carriages. Norwood News went to an unveiling.
Two students from Manhattan look back on their experiences as undocumented immigrants and ahead to what the future holds as green card recipients, in this audio piece from The Uptowner.
A new effort is being launched to revive La Marqueta, the historic food market in East Harlem, by bringing in new vendors and music for court weekends, Amsterdam News reports.
An interfaith exhibit of life-size sculptures in different poses of prayer from Muslim, Christian and Jewish artists is on view at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine and featured in a video report from NYCity News Service.
Nearly a century since a Jewish community last flourished in Harlem, Old Broadway Synagogue looks to build a promising future, starting with the hiring of its first rabbi in 14 years, reports The Uptowner.
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.”
As the one year anniversary of Maidan approaches, singers and non-singers alike joined in Ukrainian folk singing in New York’s East Village.
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.
“Mari en Maraña,” a “Romeo and Juliet”-inspired film on a Dominican woman who falls in love with a Haitian man, is in the works, reports Manhattan Times. The Washington Heights filmmakers say the theme is particularly relevant now.
Hungarian sculptor Gabriel Koren, who has sculpted famous African-American figures, needs financial assistance to complete her commissions, reports Amsterdam News.
Korean cafés and restaurants in New York are adding many organic items to their menus, The Korea Times reports.