Demographics

A man stands outside Kunal Jewelers, located next to Lavanya on 74th Street in Jackson Heights, Queens. (Photo by Mumu Matryoshka, Creative Commons license)

Neighborhoods Like Jackson Heights are ‘Household Names in India’

Demographics, Immigration, Queens, South Asian August 22, 2016 at 3:25 pm

As Indians celebrate their country’s 70th Independence Day, Queens Tribune reports on how the community has grown and thrived in the borough.

Dominican flags in Williamsburg's South Side (Photo by Bonnie Natko, Creative Commons license)

Opinion: The Challenge for Dominicans, Beyond Adriano Espaillat

Demographics, Dominican, New York, Opinion August 15, 2016 at 10:39 am

This Impacto New York op-ed lists the accomplishments and challenges of the Dominican community in New York, from political and educational successes to a coming demographic downturn.

Phagwah (or Holi) celebrations in Richmond Hill, Queens. (Photo by Roup Hardowar, Creative Commons license)

‘Little Guyana’ Grows in Queens

Demographics, Immigration, Queens, South American June 2, 2016 at 5:31 pm

Queens Tribune looks at the growth of the Guyanese community in South Queens, and how the second largest immigrant group in the borough has shaped the region.

Dominicans celebrated the country's independence day at the Brooklyn Arbor School in Williamsburg on Feb. 25. (Photo via Greenpoint Star)

While Celebrating Dominican Independence, Williamsburg Residents Remember Past

Brooklyn, Demographics, Dominican March 7, 2016 at 3:43 pm

Greenpoint Star attends a Dominican Independence Day celebration in Williamsburg, and speaks to longtime residents who lament, and praise, the changes in a neighborhood once home to a large Dominican community.

Red Rooster boasts 150 local employees, founder Marcus Samuelsson says, plus another 50 contractors. (Photo by Adi Talwar via City Limits)

Supporting Future Chefs of Color

Demographics, Food, New York March 2, 2016 at 2:37 pm

City Limits looks at culinary nonprofits that provide support to underprivileged and underrepresented communities in hopes of diversifying the food service industry.

New York City, in Translation

New York City, in Translation

Fueled by the economy, immigration and strong local laws and initiatives, the translation and interpretation sector thrives, Voices of NY reports in a series beginning today.

Nueva York Traducida

Nueva York Traducida

Tanto en Nueva York como en todo Estados Unidos, la industria de la traducción e interpretación está en pleno apogeo gracias a la demanda generada por un gran influjo de inmigrantes y a tendencias económicas nacionales y mundiales.

翻譯中的紐約

翻譯中的紐約

因為移民湧入以及全國及全球經濟發展趨勢,書面翻譯和口譯行業在紐約和全美正蓬勃發展。

(Photo:Karen Pennar攝)

The Numbers: Estimating What NYC Spends on Language Services

An explanation of how Voices of NY collected data on NYC contracts with translation and interpretation service providers.

(Photo:Karen Pennar攝)

Las Cifras: Estimados de gastos en servicios lingüísticos de la Ciudad de Nueva York

Voices of NY se dio a la tarea de determinar cuánto gasta la Ciudad de Nueva York en proveer servicios de traducción e interpretación para los aproximadamente 1.8 millones de residentes que no dominan el idioma inglés y que en su casa se comunican principalmente en otros idiomas.

(Photo:Karen Pennar攝)

關於數字:紐約市的語言服務開支

《紐約之聲》為您詳解紐約各市府部門在為本市180萬不諳英語的紐約客提供書面和口頭譯方面的花銷。

(Photo via El Diario/La Prensa)

Dominicans Leaving NYC for Cheaper Locales

Demographics, Dominican, New York November 6, 2015 at 1:30 pm

The high cost of living in New York is prompting Dominicans to move to such states as Florida and New Jersey, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Harlem is undergoing a cultural shift due to its changing economic condition. (Photo by Doug Kerr, Creative Commons license)

Harlem’s Cultural Shift Worries Some Residents

Black, Culture, Demographics, Economy, Manhattan October 2, 2015 at 6:51 pm

Some residents fear that gentrification, rising rents and the arrival of tech companies will hurt Harlem’s Black-owned businesses and its historic panache, reports The Uptowner.

"Nations market" at Park Peter Francisco in the Ironbound (Photo by Alexandre Soares)

How Samba and Saudade Found a Place in Newark

Immigrants keep coming to the Ironbound, home to the largest Portuguese and Brazilian communities in the tri-state area.

Arab-Americans will be able to identify themselves as Arab when they fill out their 2020 U.S. Census form if a proposal to change the form is adopted. (Photo by Paula Katinas via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Counting Arab Americans Correctly

Brooklyn, Demographics, Middle Eastern January 15, 2015 at 2:06 pm

Arab Americans should be able to check off a new designation of “Arab” on the 2020 U.S. Census, Linda Sarsour urges in an email, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.