Observing the Lunar New Year, Korean style, was a family affair for painter Hee Sung Lee and her flute-playing son Han Chung Eun.
Scholars and activists recently remembered Malcolm X, who was assassinated on Feb. 21, 1965. The Amsterdam News writes about what they had to say about the Black leader’s legacy.
An 8-year-old restaurant in New York’s Gramercy area serves up authentic Filipino dishes such as dinuguan made of ox blood, The FilAm reports.
Caribbean Life reports that artists of Haitian and Dominican background are featured in a Washington Heights exhibit, something that might seem “impossible on the island of Hispaniola itself.”
New works by Haitian artist Frandy Jean will be on display at the Theater for the New City, The Haitian Times reports.
Taiwanese eatery BaoHaus on East 14th St. is seeing an uptick in business thanks to the success of ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat,” which is based on the memoirs of BaoHaus owner Eddie Huang, reports World Journal.
The comedy sketch group Room 28, with Latino roots, wants to entertain people of all backgrounds with their humor, on display Feb. 13 and 14 in East Harlem.
Caribbean Life writes about Harlem’s historic theater complex, The Renny, and moves afoot to save it from demolition.
Han May Meat Co., a Chinatown fixture for half a century, has closed, reports World Journal.
Uniqulee, a store unlike any other in Chinatown, sells handcrafts and memorabilia collected from around the world by its owner Lee Chan, reports Sing Tao Daily.
The sixth annual Spiritual Sounds musical event was held in the East Village on Jan. 25, The Villager reports.
Grass-roots organizers and civil rights activists met Jan. 30 at The Gathering to discuss ways to promote and sustain the movement Black Lives Matter.
A Lower East Side project to paint murals on “100 gates” of businesses has received city funding to support the effort, Our Town and The Lo-Down reports.
“I Love Dance” studio in New York offers K-pop dance classes to a variety of of students, The Korea Times reports.
Sheldon Silver’s Jewish constituents on the Lower East Side continue, for the most part, to lend their support to the beleaguered Assembly member, reports The Jewish Week.