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.
A new center at Columbia University will study India and Indian economic policies, News India Times reports.
The East New York rezoning proposal has yet to be approved, but it is coming under fire for a number of reasons, City Limits reports.
Koreatown in Manhattan has changed quite a bit over the last five years, and now some of the stresses that have come with its growth and popularity are worrying business owners, The Korea Times report in two articles about the busy stretch of West 32nd Street.
Stories from The Korea Times find nail salons are charging higher prices as a result of the new regulations, and a lawsuit have been filed challenging the state’s requirement of purchasing wage surety bonds.
In profiling Janice Fredericks, owner of beauty supply store Fabulous Freddy’s in East Elmhurst, Amsterdam News writes about the challenges Black consumers face in finding beauty products stores that cater to them, and about Black entrepreneurs starting out in the industry.
Zuvaa, a fashion week alternative for Black fashionistas, pops up on the Lower East Side.
Latino workers have been essential to the rehabilitation of Lower Manhattan after the terrorist attacks 14 years ago, El Diario reports.
Both franchise and non-franchise Korean bakeries have been raising prices, and Korean customers say they are looking elsewhere for bread and pastries, The Korea Times reports.
Sing Tao Daily looks at the shuttering of the decades-old Grand Harmony restaurant and the factors contributing to the decline of the restaurant business in Chinatown.
The Mexican Consulate and OSHA have created an alliance to prevent abuse of Mexican laborers in the tri-state area, El Diario reports.
The development of a mall, affordable housing and other parts of a plan for Willets Point are in jeopardy now that the de Blasio administration has declined to join real estate developers in contesting a July ruling against them, reports Queens Chronicle.
Some nail salons closed on Aug. 25 to demonstrate their opposition to New York State’s inspections, inspired by a campaign by nailglobal.com, Korea Daily reports.