The Global City

Rising from the Ashes

Rising from the Ashes

If St. Sava’s experience is an indicator of the challenges to rebuilding a historic church, Notre Dame faces a long road. Still, addressing the combined Greek and Serbian faithful, the bishop offered a message of rebirth and “contemporary miracles.”

The Biggest Weekend for Greek Bakeries in Astoria: Easter

The Biggest Weekend for Greek Bakeries in Astoria: Easter

This weekend is pandemonium in Astoria. All along 31st Street people hustle in and out of Greek bakeries and grocery stores and butcher shops, buying traditional tsoureki bread

The Culinary King Eats His Way Through Queens Up Close

The Culinary King Eats His Way Through Queens Up Close

Fresh bean curd in a Flushing floral shop, Himalayan snacks behind a cell phone store in Jackson Heights, Thai Buddhist temple on the city's outskirts. Since 1998, Queens-native Joe DiStefano has explored them all and found all sorts of delicacies and cultures of the ethnic mosaic that is Queens. Hop on the 7 line, and join DiStefano on one of his culinary and cultural escapades!

Land of Buddha

Land of Buddha

From the foothills of the Himalayas to the skyscrapers of the city, Dawa Sherpa carries his Buddhist principles with him wherever he goes. On Friday, the owner of the Land of Buddha boutique spoke to NYCityLens about immigrating, business, and finding inner peace in New York.

Sudan’s Bashir is Gone, But Protesters in NY and Abroad Ask For More

Sudan’s Bashir is Gone, But Protesters in NY and Abroad Ask For More

On Friday, a group of Sudanese Americans gathered outside the United Nations headquarters in New York, calling for U.N. condemnation of military rule, and civilian government now.

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