Madison Ave. was packed Sunday with people standing on the sidelines clutching an American flag in one hand and an Iranian flag in another. “Iran! Iran! Iran,” they chanted as dancers dressed in traditional Iranian clothing shimmied in the center of the street to the blasting Persian music. The occasion was not a political rally, […]
By Mary Kekatos and Ang Li Every year, hundreds of churches, schools and organizations gather on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue for the Greek Independence Day Parade–the largest Greek event in the United States. The celebration commemorates March 25, 1821 when the Greek people claimed their independence after 400 years of rule under the Turkish Ottoman Empire. […]
Soccer video game tournament draws international attention to e-sports
How one Bushwick psychic and spiritual healer tries to dispel stereotypes.
Young Muslim women break their silence in a coming documentary
When the disease struck, the U.S. government granted temporary protection, but it’s about to expire
Queens butcher embraces neighborhood diversity by changing up recipes and creating new ones.
To kick off New Year festivities, Asian Americans lit firecrackers, watched lion dancers,
and bought stuffed monkeys.
On Feb. 8, Catholic churches will mark the feast day of a Sudanese saint, a victim of human trafficking
For the first time, New York’s public school students get a day off for the arrival of the Year of the Monkey
An art exhibit celebrates an emerging immigrant community that is making its mark on the borough
Since 2010, about 2.1 million people in New York have been robbed of a cumulative $3.2 billion in wages.
Antique rug businesses in New York are struggling to survive as market shifts towards modern and cheaper rugs.
After living in hiding for six years in the United States, journalist CM Rien Kuntari is ready to go home. “I don’t want to live the rest of my life as a prisoner or as a political asylee. I want to go home as a free person,” she says. Since 2009, Kuntari has been living […]
Parishioners celebrated the annual feast of Saint Raphael in Boerum Hill.
Tanwi Nandini Islam is a member of a minority group within a minority group, Bangladeshi American female entrepreneurs.