Latinas in Sunset Park achieve financial independence by selling secondhand goods outside the St. Jacobus Church in Brooklyn, El Diario reports.
Queens leaders and community residents expressed concerns recently about how the Flushing West development might affect the community, both Queens Tribune and Queens Chronicle report.
Street vendors operating illegally in Sunset Park are aggravating merchants in the Brooklyn neighborhood, reports The Home Reporter.
The Flatbush Caton Market will be renovated to include a new home of the market, the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and 166 affordable housing units, says The Home Reporter.
Swept up in a new wave of police enforcement against costumed characters and painted topless women in Times Square, Chinese street artists are protesting against stepped-up NYPD ticketing, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Industry City is drawing more tenants, and more critics. South Slope News and City Limits cover the development of the Sunset Park waterfront complex.
Street vendors complain that they depend on the black market to obtain their licenses and are constantly paying fines, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Silicon Harlem, which aims to remake Harlem as a tech and innovation hub, drew hundreds to its second annual tech conference, Manhattan Times reports.
Tenant groups protested harassment by landlords in front of Bronx Housing Court Oct. 15, City Limits reports.
Commercial rents are rising in Astoria, and businesses are turning over, reports Queens Tribune.
A Taiwanese food vendor focused attention on the problem with the city’s caps on street vendor licenses by distributing dumplings for free in front of City Hall, Sing Tao Daily reports.
A new lending circle comes to Flushing, with the blessing of local organizations and politicians, reports Sing Tao Daily.
A Norwegian American who grew up in Sunset Park returns to find many changes, and the area is due for still more modernization as a hub of New York’s Chinese community. Sing Tao Daily writes about the neighborhood in three articles.
A student at LaGuardia Community College has developed an app for Nepalis to send money home, reports Everest Times.
The latest episode of CUNY TV’s “Nueva York” features three artists who tell stories through photography, music and movies. And a mother and son who went from selling goods out of a van to owning a bodega and restaurant in Williamsburg.