Saturday, 19 April 2014

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Korean Assaulted by McDonald’s Manager Sues for $10M

Korean Assaulted by McDonald’s Manager Sues for $10M

Community leaders say the attack by a McDonald's manager demonstrates how poorly Koreans are treated and that the lawsuit should raise awareness of such mistreatment, The Korea Times and Korea Daily noted in their coverage.

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Celebrating Craft Beer in Queens

Celebrating Craft Beer in Queens

For the first time, Queens breweries will promote their craft beer through events at restaurants and bars throughout the borough, Queens Courier reports.

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Activists Protest Ecuador’s President in Queens

Activists Protest Ecuador’s President in Queens

Demonstrators against Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa during his visit to New York protested against political repression in Ecuador and oil exploitation in the Amazon, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Cross-cultural Poetry Readings Come to Queens

Cross-cultural Poetry Readings Come to Queens

A Romanian American, featured in this video, recited her poetry recently at a bookshop.

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Korean Food Franchises Swarm into Flushing

Korean Food Franchises Swarm into Flushing

Korean bakeries and coffee shops are popular with customers in Flushing's Chinatown, and competition is strong, reports Korea Daily.

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5Pointz Artists Reflect on Whitewash in Exhibit

5Pointz Artists Reflect on Whitewash in Exhibit

In a new exhibit, eight artists and two photographers show works reflecting their response to last November's whitewash of their graffiti art, Queens Courier reports.

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Bringing Jewish and Korean Americans Together

Bringing Jewish and Korean Americans Together

Helping seniors and collaborating to fight poverty were topics discussed at a panel held in Bayside, Queens.

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Chinese Customers Frequent Korean Shops and Restaurants

Chinese Customers Frequent Korean Shops and Restaurants

Korean restaurants and shops in Flushing are benefiting from an influx of high-spending Chinese customers, and cater to them with Chinese speakers, Korea Daily reports.

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Korean Businesses in Willets Point Can’t Afford to Move

Korean Businesses in Willets Point Can’t Afford to Move

No Korean stores in Willets Point have been evicted yet – though there are only six – but their days are numbered, reports Korea Daily.

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The Art of Plumbing

The Art of Plumbing

Cristian Torres uses his knowledge of plumbing and electricity to make spectacular creations.

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Latino Restaurants in Queens Go Multicultural

Latino Restaurants in Queens Go Multicultural

Eateries are offering dishes from countries across Latin America, a reflection of the coexistence and diversity of Spanish-speaking communities in the borough, reports El Diario/La Prensa.

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