Wednesday, 27 August 2014

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Pakistan Turmoil Clouds Independence Day Parade in NYC

Pakistan Turmoil Clouds Independence Day Parade in NYC

Some celebrants worry about the future of democracy in their country of origin.

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In Washington Heights, a 23-Year-Old Rivalry Rages On

In Washington Heights, a 23-Year-Old Rivalry Rages On

As Guillermo Linares and Adriano Espaillat prepare for another election in September, El Diario looks back at the rivalry of Dominican powerhouses, which started in 1991.

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India Day Comes to Madison Avenue

India Day Comes to Madison Avenue

Billed as the largest India Day Parade in the world, the independence day celebrations in Midtown Manhattan saw over 200,000 in attendance, reports Desi Talk.

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Mom and Pop Shops Struggle on the LES

Mom and Pop Shops Struggle on the LES

Some longtime businesses fight to stay open as a more affluent population moves in and rents increase on the Lower East Side, reports The Indypendent.

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Program Breathes New Life into La Marqueta

Program Breathes New Life into La Marqueta

A youth-run program seeks to revitalize the iconic marketplace in East Harlem and bring fresh produce to low-income communities, reports El Diario.

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Execution of Sacco and Vanzetti Resonates Today

Execution of Sacco and Vanzetti Resonates Today

Two Italian immigrants convicted and sent to the electric chair after a highly questionable trial in 1920 are the subjects of “Remembering Sacco and Vanzetti,” an art exhibit in Washington Heights, reports Manhattan Times.

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‘A Restaurant Unlike Any in Chinatown’

‘A Restaurant Unlike Any in Chinatown’

Chef Jonathan Wu speaks to The Lo-Down about Fung Tu, a Chinatown restaurant with some creative takes on Chinese-American fare, like the Mexican-Chinese dish China-quiles.

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings Remembered

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings Remembered

An interfaith memorial, a concert and a photo exhibit mark the 69th anniversary of the nuclear bombing.

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Unchecked Packages Make Chinatown Buses Unsafe

Unchecked Packages Make Chinatown Buses Unsafe

In addition to passengers, Chinatown buses also transport goods along the eastern coast of the U.S. With most of these packages going unchecked, they could compromise passenger safety, reports World Journal.

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Honoring the Young Lords

Honoring the Young Lords

"Young Lords Way," at the corner of 111th Street and Lexington Avenue in East Harlem, honors the activists who fought for social justice and change in the 1960s and 1970s, Manhattan Times reports.

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Burmese New Year Marked

Burmese New Year Marked

The Rakhaing Water Festival was held in New York with dancers and musicians in traditional costume.

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