Mexicans celebrated the Day of the Dead at Manhattan’s El Museo del Barrio with dance performances, traditional costumes and masks and even a moment of prayer, Diario de México USA reports.
Washington Heights elected officials and residents denounced landlords who keep their apartments empty as a dirty tactic to end affordable housing, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
A group of immigrant senior women in Washington Heights expressed worry about how the possible closing of the ARC XVI Fort Washington Senior Center will affect their lives, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
“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.
The founders of Chinatown Art Brigade, a cultural collective responsible for recent nighttime projections in the neighborhood, speak to Bowery Boogie about their efforts to stop the gentrification of Chinatown.
The 52nd Hispanic Day Parade was held on Fifth Avenue with former Miss Universe Alicia Machado as grand marshal, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Some surviving members of the Chinese women’s social club Ging Hawk talked about their experiences decades ago at the Museum of Chinese in America, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Chinatown residents attended a memorial for Pvt. Danny Chen, held every year since his death while stationed in Afghanistan, reports Downtown Express.
Tong Ren Tang, a venerable brand in traditional Chinese medicine for three and half centuries, just opened in two New York City locations, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Community Board 3’s Land Use Committee heard from city planners recently, while local residents protested for greater inclusion, City Limits reports.
The quick disappearance of affordable housing in East Harlem has a negative impact on the general well-being of its residents, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
A group of mostly Mexican protesters in Times Square and the U.N. commemorated the second anniversary of the disappearance of the 43 students, Diario de México USA reports.
A block party was held to celebrate and publicize the effort to transform the former Bayview Correctional Facility on West 20th Street into The Women’s Center.
As the city initiates the planning process for redeveloping the African Burial Ground in Harlem – formerly a bus depot – these next few months will involve meeting with the local community, reports The Uptowner.