Assemblyman Ron Kim has reintroduced a bill raising the penalties for assault on taxi drivers, Korea Daily reports.
Coco Roco restaurant, a pioneer of Peruvian cuisine in Brooklyn founded by two brothers from Cuzco, is celebrating its first 20 years, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Flushing businesses have been given summonses for having incorrect signage, but many are uncertain how to make fixes that will be acceptable to the Department of Buildings, reports Sing Tao Daily.
People gathered in Queens to remember the victims of the earthquake which devastated Nepal two years ago.
Protesters say three city plans will lead to displacement and more gentrification in Queens, Sunnyside Post reports.
Chef Sung Park offers a personal Korean touch and popular prices to Bistro Petit, a French restaurant in Brooklyn, French Morning reports.
On the East End of Long Island, Paola Zuniga-Tellez has become the first Latina named to a local community board, Riverhead News-Review reports.
Founded in 1985, Lavender Light hopes to continue spreading its message of diversity and acceptance, reports NY City Lens.
The Haitian Times profiles Haitian ballet dancer, Sanford Placide, for whom performing with the Dance Theatre of Harlem holds particular significance.
Turks in the metropolitan New York area were discouraged by the results of the recent referendum in Turkey, and expressed concern for the country’s future.
Our Time Press profiles Cynthia Goodison Tompkins, a Brooklyn resident who after teaching for three decades, is focusing on storytelling.
A new exhibit in the Bronx offers conceptual views on borders and neighbors, The Riverdale Press reports.
Rev. Khader El-Yateem, who is running for the 43rd District Council seat, said at a South Brooklyn Progressive Resistance forum he was confident Republicans will cross party lines and vote for him in the general election, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
On April 21, immigrant workers of Tom Cat Bakery will protest outside the business as part of their “Day Without Bread” initiative, reports LIC Post. BKLYNER reports on two Brooklyn restaurants supporting the campaign.
The city just signed a $3.3 billion agreement with Waste Management which will cover hauling garbage from the new Southwest Marine Transfer Station, but local officials vow to keep opposing the transfer station, writes Kings County Politics.