World-renowned Chef Tenzen Tsering, of GangJong Kitchen in Jackson Heights, has opened a second Tibetan restaurant – Punda in Sunnyside, which he hopes will make the neighborhood “happier and healthier,” he tells the Times Ledger.
An opinion piece in Queens Latino argues that the recent agreement on the expansion of the 82nd Street BID to Roosevelt Avenue does not take sufficient account of dissenting views.
Drawing from the loss of her son, Heather Won Choi conceived the children’s book “Eugene’s Unsuspecting Journey” with a message of instilling courage in kids, reports Korea Daily. She read from her book to children and donated copies in English and Korean to the Queens Library.
Liberia’s president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf discussed the challenges of Ebola and rebuilding her country after civil war at a Women’s History Month event at York College in Queens, reports Queens Chronicle.
A Chinese-American lawyer has launched a Kickstarter campaign to open a night market in Queens in April, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Brooklyn Based offers a neighborhood guide to Ridgewood, which straddles Brooklyn and Queens.
Jia-yi He, a Chinese harmonica virtuoso, brings his talents to Brooklyn on March 15, The Brooklyn Paper reports.
Queens Latino reports on Colombians in New York who marched in support of efforts in Havana to bring a peaceful resolution to the decades long conflict between the government and the insurgency in Colombia.
Following a number of arrests in connection with Chinese maternity tourism in California, World Journal reports in a series of articles on more than 40 “maternity hotels” in New York City.
Under the leadership of a new director, the 82nd St. Partnership, also known as the Roosevelt Ave. BID, is set to expand. Leslie Ramos included Latino vendors and others in the discussions, and people are positive about the agreement, which still must undergo an approval process, El Diario reports.
St. Pat’s for All, an inclusive St. Patrick’s Day parade, was held in Sunnyside, Queens on March1, drawing city officials and others, including many unlikely to attend the March 17 parade, Gay City News reports.
At the Sikh gurdwara in Richmond Hill every Sunday, volunteers prepare up to 9,000 Punjabi rotis to serve to anyone who comes, for free, reports Open City.
The Korean Graduate Students Association at NYU gave dental and other health consultations to seniors to thank the first generation for the struggles they endured to settle in the U.S., reports Korea Daily.
Using objects from nature, Taiwanese-born Paul Lin creates botanical therapeutic art, now on view at the Queens Botanical Garden, reports Times Ledger.
The Forest Hills Asian Association looks to help people and businesses from all backgrounds, reports the Queens Chronicle.