The Bagladesh Society elections for 19 officers drew a crowd in Kensington. Ditmas Park Corner covered the event.
During Diwali celebrations, Mayor Bill de Blasio declared Oct. 19 to be Waris Ahluwalia Day to honor the 42-year-old actor and designer, reports News India Times.
Yuen Yang works as a nanny who takes care of mothers and their newborn babies during a monthlong “postpartum confinement” known as “sitting the month” in Chinese culture. Open City takes a look at the tradition and how it remains intact in NYC.
City Council member Brad Lander will open an office annex in Kensington to help the Bangladeshi community access city services, reports Ditmas Park Corner.
Times Ledger heads to the Little Tibet restaurant in Jackson Heights to get a taste of one of the latest emerging cuisines in Queens – Himalayan food.
Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop spoke with reporters about his agency’s work, and detailed what SBS will do to promote the new ambitious goals of the de Blasio administration for boosting contracting with women and minority-owned businesses.
The 19th annual march against domestic violence sponsored by the Korean American Family Service Center was held in Flushing, and drew community members and local politicians, Times Ledger reports.
A group of young Bangladeshi-American women use folk theater to open up dialogue about trauma in their community, reports Open City.
While not everyone who attended the Bollywood-themed “Humanity United Against Terror” event in Edison, New Jersey, turned out to see Trump, those who did tell Desi Talk why they support the Republican candidate for president.
A new initiative to provide financial support to North Korean refugees in the U.S. was announced at The Korea Society, reports Korea Daily.
In two stories, World Journal reports on Chinese food vendors in Flushing – their mixed reaction to the news that the City Council might double the number of permits, and what businesses and residents in Flushing say about the smoke and garbage food vendors create.
Kings County Politics takes a look at why some Chinese immigrants in NYC eagerly back Donald Trump for president.
Sing Tao Daily takes a look at why an increasing number of Chinese-owned small businesses are relocating to Jamaica from Flushing.
“Sour Sweet Bitter Spicy,” a new exhibition at the Museum of Chinese in America, looks at the intertwining of Chinese food and identity in the U.S., reports SinoVision.
A Jewish kung fu master teaches the martial art in places like a Chinatown park and an assisted-living facility.