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Inside Cafe Chiya

Nepali Couple’s ‘Cafe Chiya’ Comes to Queens

Prem Thokar and his wife Poonam Theeng started Cafe Chiya three months ago, and already have expansion plans.

Monica Maldonado held a poster welcoming her nephew from Ecuador. (Photo by Humberto Arellano / EDLP)

Voices in Focus: For Some Immigrants, Fleet Week is Family Time

Culture May 25, 2012 at 12:05 pm

In the community and ethnic media this morning, we found reports on New York City’s Fleet Week festivities; an interview with an artist who focuses on Asian images of manhood; and a profile of a home broadcaster who hopes to create an NPR for Nepali immigrants.

Homesick Nepalis Gather Around Love Poetry

Culture, Queens, South Asian, Video February 14, 2012 at 2:50 pm

In 2010, Binod Roka noticed his children trying to hide their Nepalese heritage in hopes of fitting in at school. To help them appreciate their roots, he co-founded a series of poetry readings, which have become gathering places for Queens’ Nepalese community.