Chinese community leaders talk about the upcoming special election to replace Sheldon Silver for the remainder of his term which expires at the end of the year, reports Sing Tao Daily.
The Latino community demands solutions to the elevated rental prices that have been pushing small vendors out of business for years, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
El Diario’s woes prompted a hearing on ethnic media at the Committee on Immigration of the New York City Council, and the city said it would do more to reach out to the media sector and place advertising in ethnic media outlets.
Sing Tao Daily profiles three friends who have started a campaign to help provide homeless people and their pets with warm accessories for the winter, while also documenting some of their stories.
Haijing Bai opened Zing’s Awesome Rice on the Lower East Side to prove that Chinese food “can be beautiful, elegant and even sexy,” she tells World Journal.
A photographer profiles some notable baby boomers in Chinatown.
Invoking Martin Luther King Jr.’s struggle for civil rights, immigrants gathered at a Manhattan church to ask the Supreme Court to rule in their favor, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
On Jan. 13 in both New York and New Jersey, politicians and representatives of Korean-American organizations celebrated 113 years of Korean immigration to the U.S., Korea Daily reports.
In a series of articles, Sing Tao Daily writes about the new hotel going up at 50 Bowery, and how the Chu family has sustained its dream for this property across generations, as a way of giving back to Chinatown.
The dishes at Fung Tu, a Chinese-American restaurant located between the Lower East Side and Chinatown, are inspired in part by the favorite foods of executive chef Jonathan Wu’s grandparents, SinoVision reports.
Venezuelan Carlos Puche went from dog walker to co-founder of a business offering day care and other services for pets in Manhattan, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Members of the Syrian community in the NYC metro area protested the Assad government’s siege of Madaya, whose 40,000 residents have been deprived of food and supplies.
The traditional parade organized by El Museo del Barrio also brought social and political messages, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Sing Tao Daily traces how copies of a bilingual magazine, produced in Chinese and English by members of the 407th Air Service Squadron more than seven decades ago, returned to its editor, Chinese-American veteran K. Leung Woo, now 96.
An exhibit of photos by Jacob Riis depicting how immigrants once lived in New York’s Lower Manhattan is on view at the Museum of the City of New York, reports Tribeca Trib.