The world premiere of “Julio of Jackson Heights” during the Queens World Film Festival will be held at the grade school where Julio Rivera was killed in an anti-gay attack in 1990, reports Times Ledger.
More and more Korean beauty products are being featured at stores in NYC.
The Empire BlueCross BlueShield Foundation has given just under $33,000 to the Asian Outreach Program of The Child Center of NY, one of the few organizations that provide mental health services to Asian communities, reports Queens Chronicle.
The Korea Times reports that it will join the Korean American Association of Queens in hosting the parade portion of the Lunar New Year festivities in Flushing next month.
Chinese and Korean nail salon owners said at a press conference led by Ron Kim that they’re being unfairly scrutinized, reports Queens Tribune.
Two and a half years after the expansion of the 82nd Street Business Improvement District was proposed, the plan seems stalled due to a lack of community support, QueensLatino reports.
Some in Bayside, Queens, including state Sen. Tony Avella, accuse a woman of illegally operating a food business out of her home, reports Korea Daily.
A Korean nonprofit has been distributing jackets and coats and providing meals to day workers, many of them Latino, reports Korea Daily.
The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers will appear at Flushing Town Hall on Jan. 16 and offer visitors an opportunity to learn a traditional Native American dance before the performance, Queens Chronicle reports.
Vireo Health of New York, the first medical marijuana dispensary in Queens, will be the first in the world to be kosher-certified by the Orthodox Union, reports Times Ledger.
The corruption case against Asian police officers only serves to remind community members in Flushing and elsewhere that there are too few Asian officers on the force, Sing Tao Daily reports.
The NYPD is stepping up its searcher the arsonist who has set fire to numerous homes under construction for Bukharian Jewish owners in Queens, Times Ledger reports.
The Korea Times reports on a 90 year old Korean woman’s 28 years of volunteer service to her community.
The Bukharian Times reports on community efforts to protect the community following numerous arsons of homes owned by members of the Bukharian Jewish community in Queens.
The Korean American Parents Association of Greater New York is planning a number of new activities to help the Korean community, some of which will be conducted in cooperation with the city of New York, reports Korea Daily.