Butcher Imran Uddin continues to serve customers at Madani Halal, founded by his recently deceased father, while he contemplates his future role in the Bangladeshi community of Queens.
The predominance of graffiti tags of Mexican gang Sur 13 in the streets of Corona, Queens, points to an increase in gang violence and criminal activity, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The “mayor of Flushing,” City Council member Peter Koo, announced Feb. 13 that he is running for re-election, Times Ledger reports.
The new center for the Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York is scheduled to open in the spring, and officials are now asking donors to contribute to offsetting the debt undertaken to finance the purchase of the building, The Korea Times reports.
Flushing artist and educator Gina Minielli has set out to photograph some of the more than 200 houses of worship in the Queens neighborhood, reports QNS.
Amada Sahar Quezada, a Dominican woman who converted to Islam after 9/11, speaks out against prejudice and misinformation, in Queens Latino.
Call it the Trump effect: More remittances and fewer people dining out or shopping are some of the consequences of rumors of massive ICE raids in Queens, Queens Latino reports.
As critics accuse him of siding with Republicans in Albany, José Peralta told El Diario/La Prensa that he joined the Independent Democratic Conference in order to have a more productive legislative session regarding projects that defend immigrants.
The Nepalese community, like many others in NYC, worries about the wider consequences of President Trump’s action against visitors, immigrants and refugees from seven nations.
From its new home in Jamaica, the Latin American Intercultural Alliance works on showcasing the arts, in addition to concentrating on immigrant and women’s rights, reports Times Ledger.
The announced demolition of two buildings along Roosevelt Avenue raises worries of displacement for minority-owned businesses and gentrification in Jackson Heights, Queens Latino reports.
Businesses in Flushing are still reeling from a four-alarm fire in Flushing on Jan. 25 – the second in six months, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Queens Chronicle speaks to Chinese community leaders and residents of Flushing to get their take on new tensions between the U.S. and China.
Immigrant groups organized rallies in Kensington and Jackson Heights in response to President Trump’s executive orders on immigration policies, report BKLYNER and QNS.
The annual Phagwah Parade in Richmond Hill will take place on March 12 this year as organizers seek to attract a diverse crowd, reports Times Ledger.