Jaime-Faye Bean, the new leader of the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District, tells Queens Chronicle she draws from her experiences living abroad when working with locals in the diverse neighborhood.
Queens Tribune reports on sentiments within the Korean community in Queens about simmering tensions with North Korea.
A bilingual exhibition at Flushing Library, organized by the Bowne House Historical Society, presents the more than 300-year evolution of Flushing from an agricultural community to an urban neighborhood, reports World Journal.
Voters young and old flocked to the polling place in Queens to cast their votes in Korea’s presidential elections, The Korea Times reports.
A number of Asian parents who moved to Forest Hills so that their children can attend high-quality schools in the neighborhood find that overcrowding has put their children on waiting lists, reports World Journal.
The two-day New Amsterdam Festival will take place at the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House in Ridgewood this weekend, reports QNS.
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.
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 local impact of federal budget cuts were discussed at a roundtable held by Queens representative Grace Meng, Times Ledger reports.
In “Welcome to America: A Caribbean Musical,” a Jamaican woman who overstays her visa aims to follow her dream of performing on Broadway. Caribbean Life speaks to the show’s creator.
An attack on two transgender Latinas in Jackson Heights highlights an increase in hate crimes against the LGBT community after Trump got elected, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Some Hispanic churches have seen a decrease in parishioners fearful of ICE, while others are thriving because of pro-immigrant activism, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The Sunday Tibetan Language School in Queens provides a “source of comfort” for a community already familiar with the challenges of preserving the language, reports NY City Lens.