Chelsea Now speaks to regular visitors of the Christopher Street Pier, several of whom note the changes the popular spot for the LGBT community has undergone over the years, especially with the onset of gentrification.
People in El Barrio speak out about the island’s fiscal problems, in El Diario.
News India Times reports on the June 20 competition between high school cricket players from around the city.
The building for the Korean Methodist Church and Institute in Upper Manhattan, which also provided space for activists and prominent South Koreans and stored historic documents, will undergo redevelopment, reports The Korea Times. The Korean church was the first of its kind in the city.
The owners of Pommes Frites have found a new location in the West Village for the Belgian fries eatery devastated by the East Village explosion in March. But not everyone is happy about the move, reports The Jewish Daily Forward in an interview with co-owner Omer Shorshi.
Stonewall Inn received landmark status, and now there’s a proposal to make nearby Christopher Park in Greenwich Village a national park, reports Gay City News.
“Sueño: A Latino Take on Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream'” is performed outdoors in the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center’s parking lot.
Dominicans rallied in front of the Dominican consulate in a show of solidarity with those of Haitian descent facing deportation in the Dominican Republic, reports The Haitian Times.
The Dominican community is divided regarding the impending massive deportation of undocumented Haitian immigrants back home, El Diario reports.
Three Venezuelans ended a hunger strike in front of the United Nations headquarters in protest against human rights violations in their country, El Diario reports.
More and more gift shops in Chinatown are being run by South Asians, some of whom are subletting from Chinese businesses that hold 10-year leases, reports Sing Tao Daily.
The National Puerto Rican Day Parade offered a mix of raucous celebration and social and political activism, El Diario reports.
Many immigrants from Portugal settled in SoHo. To celebrate Portugal Day, the Arte Institute held festivities in SoHo Square on June 6.
El Diario had an exclusive interview with 72-year-old Puerto Rican political prisoner, Oscar López Rivera, following a march in El Barrio at the end of May demanding his release.
Supporters of the Nasry Michelen Day Care Center rallied to save it after the city declined to renew its contract, awarding it instead to a much larger entity, reports Manhattan Times. For decades, the current administration has catered to the specific needs of the center’s families, supporters said.