In Jackson Heights, artists, photographers and writers will gather Oct. 25 at Queens Pride House to explore the topic “Beyond Diversity,” Queens Tribune reports.
The Astoria Cove rezoning will set the bar for de Blasio’s affordable housing policy over the next few years. But as the plan stands, will it help the New Yorkers who need it most?
Casa Enrique, which serves Mexican food in Long Island City, just earned one star from Michelin Guide for its creations by Oaxacan-born chef Cosme Aguilar.
The art and poetry festival on Oct. 11 focused on preserving identity, culture and history in immigrant communities.
As development in downtown Flushing drives up rent and property taxes, small businesses must relocate, sublet, split and rent out space, or lay off employees, World Journal finds.
Legislative proposals to reform the Specialized High School Admissions Test have generated contention between incumbent Ron Kim (D) and challenger Phil Gim (R), who are vying for the State Assembly seat in Flushing, according to articles from Sing Tao Daily.
A new principal and a new approach motivated students at one Far Rockaway middle school.
A York College exhibit displays the work of two photographers who’ve captured Caribbean carnivals for 25 years.
The Wave reports that NYC officials are grappling with the news that FEMA will award more money to rebuild the Rockaway Boardwalk than the city budgeted.
Does a homeless shelter bring more crime into a neighborhood? Statistics in one Elmhurst area suggest not – in fact, crime is down since the shelter opened, Queens Tribune reports.
Local politicians and Korean social services organizations recently urged Korean families to ask for help to avoid tragedies such as the murder-suicide that took place on September 9 in Flushing, Korea Times reports.
Scammers spoof a caller ID to defraud one business in Flushing, and the owner warns non-English speaking businessmen may be an easier target, reports World Journal.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Queens Latino asks a few of the 620,000 Latinos in the borough what it means to be Latino in Queens.
Although Latinos in Queens make up 28 percent of the borough’s population, their local and state government representation appears to have stalled, El Diario reports.
An article in the English-language version of The Korea Times reports that parents at a school in Queens are disturbed by the fact that one kindergarten class consists entirely of Chinese and Korean students.