Post Tagged with: "Bayside"

Council Member Paul Vallone announcing his four-year plan for the Korean community, alongside representatives from the Korean American Association of Greater New York, the Korean American Business Council of New York, Korean Community Services and the Korean American Association of Queens. (Photo via

Queens Council Member Announces Plan for Korean Community

Business, East Asian, Government October 26, 2017 at 5:17 pm

Council member Paul Vallone of eastern Queens released a four-year plan to “empower” the Korean community, with a focus on small businesses, reports Queens Chronicle.

Linda Lee (Photo via The Korea Times)

Bridging Generations of Koreans in Bayside

East Asian, Queens, Social Services August 30, 2017 at 3:42 pm

The Korea Times speaks to Linda Lee, the executive director of Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York, about the organization’s new Bayside location, a place she hopes will serve three generations of the community.

KCS Executive Director Linda Lee, Borough President Melinda Katz, local lawmakers and stakeholders break ground at the site on May 16. (Photo by Suzanne Monteverdi via QNS)

Korean Nonprofit Opens in ‘Groundbreaking’ Event

East Asian, Queens, Social Services May 18, 2017 at 1:19 pm

Korean Community Services has moved into the former site of the Bayside Jewish Center and held a groundbreaking ceremony attended by community and public officials, reports QNS.

The former Bayside Jewish Center will be the new center for the Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York, opening in the spring. (Photo courtesy of KCS, via The Korea Times)

A New Korean Center Planned for the Spring

East Asian, Queens, Social Services February 16, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The new center for the Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York is scheduled to open in the spring, and officials are now asking donors to contribute to offsetting the debt undertaken to finance the purchase of the building, The Korea Times reports.

A jacket found by a vintage clothing dealer at an estate sale is on display in the exhibit “The Jacket from Dachau” at the Kupferberg Holocaust Center. (Photo courtesy of Queensborough Community College via Times Ledger)

One Man’s Holocaust Story Uncovered by a Clothing Dealer

History, Jewish, Queens December 14, 2016 at 3:54 pm

On exhibit in Bayside is the jacket worn by Benzion Peresetski while he was held captive in a concentration camp. The article of clothing stayed in his closet unbeknownst to his children until long after his death, reports Times Ledger.

On Jan. 19, 2016, New York state Sen. Tony Avella, at the microphone, called for a crackdown on residents living in the house on the right who he alleges are operating an illegal food business out of their home. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Bayside Residents Allege Woman Runs Illegal Food Business

Food, Queens January 20, 2016 at 5:42 pm

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.

One of the clubs from which NYPD officers are charged with having received bribes (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

After Corruption Case, Chinese Still Support Asian Cops

East Asian, Police, Queens December 23, 2015 at 2:58 pm

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.

Co-owner Zio Kwon (with blow dryer in hand) at Ggumizio Hair Club, which he opened with his wife Joanne Jun in Bayside seven years ago. (Photo by Madina Toure via Times Ledger)

Korean Couple Does Hair at Ggumizio

Business, East Asian, Queens August 6, 2015 at 10:30 am

Joanne Jun, who owns Ggumizio Hair Club in Bayside, Queens, with her husband Zio Kwon, tells Times Ledger she values the opportunity to do the hair of people from different backgrounds.

Photo by Jiwon Choi

Bringing Jewish and Korean Americans Together

East Asian, Featured Posts, Jewish, Queens, Seniors April 1, 2014 at 5:24 pm

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

The Courier spoke to Queens street vendors and businesses about the competition between the them. (Photo by Johann Hamilton via The Queens Courier)

In Queens, Views on Street Vendors are Mixed

Business, Food, Queens August 27, 2013 at 3:19 pm

Mobile street vendors have long been the subject of public debate with many people wondering if the time has come to regulate them. The Queens Courier interviewed some of these vendors, businesses and customers to gauge sentiment in Bayside and Jackson Heights, Queens.

Kevin Kim with Gary Ackerman (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Embattled Halloran Could Pave Way for Return of Old Rival

East Asian, In the News, Politics, Queens April 10, 2013 at 7:03 pm

In 2009, Kevin Kim lost to Councilman Dan Halloran in a heated campaign fraught with accusations of racism. With Halloran now charged in a bribery scheme, Kim is considering to run again for the seat, reports Sing Tao Daily. But it won’t be easy.

Street Naming Should ‘Rectify’ Injustice to 9/11 Muslim Hero

Street Naming Should ‘Rectify’ Injustice to 9/11 Muslim Hero

Queens, South Asian March 1, 2013 at 3:34 pm

A street in Bayside, Queens, is scheduled to be renamed after Salman Hamdani, a Pakistani-American who gave his life helping others on 9/11 and was first misidentified as a terrorist, the Queens Chronicle reports.

Chris Kui (left) of the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, testifying before the Districting Commission last Thursday. (Lincoln Anderson via The Villager)

Voices in Focus: Amplifying Asian, Latino Voices in Redistricting Process

Demographics, Elections 2012, Politics August 27, 2012 at 3:31 pm

In today’s roundup of coverage of the New York City Council’s Districting Commission, which has held a series of hearings in each of the five boroughs, we found: discussions of a unified Asian-Latino district; the absence of Latinos at the Queens hearing; and popular support for reuniting Richmond Park and Ozone Park in one district.

Asian American group unveils new Unity Map that would reflect the growing Asian American population in Queens.

New map would empower Asians

East Asian, Featured Posts, Politics, Queens November 22, 2011 at 11:28 am

As Asian American organization unveiled its newly-drawn “Unity Map” on Nov. 16, in an effort to increase community representation.