Homing pigeons were once a common sight in the skies over many New York neighborhoods. Fi2W’s Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska produced a radio story for WNYC about a handful of immigrants and native New Yorkers, who keep pigeon flocks today.
Remé Grefalda is constantly on the lookout for books, publications, documents and other ephemera that preserve the Asian immigrant experience. She is the driving force behind a new collection at the Library of Congress -the Asian-American Pacific Islander Collection
At a redistricting forum in Queens, community leaders gathered to discuss how new districts could present an opportunity for the Asian American community to grow as a political force.
A new report finds that immigrants outpaced native-born Americans in starting new businesses last year.
Hundreds of demonstrators, including mothers of some 9/11 victims, gathered in Times Square on Sunday to protest Rep. Peter King’s (R-NY) planned congressional hearings on the radicalization of American Muslims. Aswini Anburajan and Mohsin Zaheer report.
The Miss AsiaNYC beauty pageant aims to create awareness and establish a supportive community for transgender Asian women in New York, and to reveal just how profoundly the members of this group are on the margins of society.
News India Times is looking to the web as well as print to attract new readers. Read the third part of our series on ethnic newspapers’ survival strategies.
Writer Suketu Mehta arrived in Jackson Heights in 1977, having moved with his family from Mumbai. He recently toured the neighborhood with Urban Omnibus, an online publication of the Architectural League of New York focused on new ways of looking at and intervening in the built environment of New York.
A spectacular parade in the heart of Chinatown kicked off the Chinese lunar new year 4709. Larry Tung brings us an audio slideshow of New Yorkers ringing in the Year of the Rabbit.
While Amy Chua’s recent essay has created a new image of Chinese parenting, many different parenting styles are practiced by Chinese Americans.