A group of Chinese immigrants meets every week in Columbus Park to perform songs from the Cantonese opera, not just to keep their cultural roots intact but also to stave off mental health issues, reports Open City.
Community members continue to oppose the development of a mixed-use apartment building in Inwood, the first planned project under Mayor de Blasio’s Mandatory Inclusionary Housing rezoning plan, Manhattan Times reports.
World Journal profiles two Chinese-run unique ice cream parlors in Chinatown, 10Below Ice Cream and Penguin Ice Cream.
The monsoon season in Nepal was celebrated with a block party in front of the Rubin Museum on West 17th Street.
At a rally earlier this month in Union Square for Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, demonstrators told BRIC TV why they continue to rally.
Students in Washington Heights gave the name “Laluzbrillante” (Bright Light) to a newly discovered species of wasp from the Dominican Republic, reports El Diario/La Prensa.
Summer interns at Chinatown Partnership and the Chinatown Business Improvement District are collecting information on each of the thousands of shops in the neighborhood so that the organizations can better assess the needs of the businesses, reports World Journal.
Tribeca Trib reports on a new exhibit depicting Little Syria, a community long gone from Lower Manhattan.
Community organizers and artists have started painting “From Harlem with Love: A Mural for Yuri and Malcolm X,” a project dedicated to the late civil rights activists, reports Amsterdam News.
A week after the new restrictions were imposed, Times Square’s costumed characters, who are mostly Hispanic workers, report diminishing profits, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Turkish nationals and Americans joined in a vigil at Union Square the evening of June 29 to mourn and honor the dead and wounded from the terrorist attack at Istanbul Atatürk Airport.
State Assembly member Keith Wright speaks to Amsterdam News the day after the Democratic primary race to succeed Rep. Charles Rangel.
After narrowly winning the Democratic primary for the 13th Congressional District, Adriano Espaillat is poised to be the first Dominican in U.S. Congress, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The 8th annual New York Times Square Taekwondo Festival also included Korean dance and drumming performances.
Immigrants and activists protested in Lower Manhattan the Supreme Court’s decision blocking immigration relief, which would have benefited around 200,000 undocumented people in New York, El Diario/La Prensa reports.