Post Tagged with: "Terraza 7"

Terraza 7 and Mexican Folk Dancing in ‘Nueva York’

Terraza 7 and Mexican Folk Dancing in ‘Nueva York’

Latino, Mexican, New York, Video April 13, 2018 at 4:02 pm

CUNY TV’s “Nueva York” visits a popular Jackson Heights bar and a Mexican youth folk dance group, and interviews a Dreamer, and a Japanese-Peruvian composer.

Maureen Choi (Photo by Kyeongmin Park for Voices of NY)

Spanish Jazz, from Korean American Maureen Choi

Brooklyn, Culture, Featured Posts, Latino, Queens June 26, 2017 at 4:43 pm

Maureen Choi trained first as a classical violinist in Michigan, then was drawn to the freedom and improvisation of jazz. Now living in Spain, she’s on tour with her quartet in the U.S., and will have two NYC performances.

This building on Roosevelt and 77th Street will be demolished to erect a 7-story commercial and residential building with parking. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Change Coming to Roosevelt Ave.

Business, Latino, Queens February 6, 2017 at 1:20 pm

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.

Storytelling in Queens

Storytelling in Queens

Immigration, Queens, Video July 30, 2014 at 1:35 pm

Immigrants from all over tell how they got to Queens in this video.

Freddy Castiblanco, owner of Terraza 7 in Jackson Heights, Queens. (Photo by Javier Castaño via QueensLatino)

Opinion: Don’t Harass Small Businesses Like Terraza 7

Business, Government, Opinion, Queens June 18, 2014 at 4:04 pm

Freddy Castiblanco, a prominent local businessman in Jackson Heights takes the city to task for targeting small businesses in an op-ed piece in Queens Latino.

The New York Quechua Initiative celebrates an endangered tongue. (Photo by Gwynne Hogan/Voices of NY)

Preserving the Language of the Andes in NY

Featured Posts, Latino, Queens, Voices' Picks March 10, 2014 at 5:12 pm

The New York Quechua Initiative is one of a handful of groups celebrating and promoting endangered languages.

Professor Arturo Ignacio Sanchez speaking about the BID. (Photo Javier Castaño, via Queens Latino)

RACA Voices Renewed Opposition to BID Expansion

Economy, Queens January 7, 2014 at 3:18 pm

Opponents of the Roosevelt Ave. BID recently rallied at Terraza 7 and screened the documentary “The Vanishing City,” which shows how small and family-owned businesses are displaced, reports Queens Latino.

The Latino community in Queens is learning to organize itself around a goal or idea and not with the backing of a political party, and that’s a step forward. (Photo via Queens Latino)

Opinion: Roosevelt Ave. BID Highlights Latino Leadership Void

Business, Latino, Opinion, Queens October 23, 2013 at 10:12 pm

The lack of vision and leadership within the Latino community in Queens is reflected in the misguided proposal to expand the BID along Roosevelt Avenue, argues Javier Castaño in an opinion piece in Queens Latino.