Results for tag: Queens
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April 16, 2019

After nearly 40 years, is ‘home’ still ‘home’, or is it a foreign country, a land full of strangers?

November 17, 2017

A quest for Armenian coffee in the inauguration’s aftermath led one writer to ask, how much of ourselves do we need to let go in order to see ourselves in others?

March 1, 2016

The current debate over the conviction of NYPD officer Peter Liang is actually a good sign, heralding the growing political maturity of the Chinese American community.

February 25, 2016

Cha, chai or te? A Richmond Hill family’s multiple ways of preparing what Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu called “the elixir of life.”

November 10, 2015

In Richmond Hill, a neighborhood’s safety concerns are pitted against a city’s effort to bring youth offenders closer to home. And the residents are up in arms.

October 9, 2015

The Nepalese and Tibetan communities in Jackson Heights mix tradition with modern to keep their heritage alive.

May 20, 2015

When Flushing was a neighborhood of European immigrants in the 1940s, Pearl Chow’s was one of the sole Asian families there.

May 15, 2015

Many of the neighborhood’s roti shops are located just steps from the A train. For Richmond Hill residents, gyaffing and hot doubles can remedy anything the MTA throws at them.

March 13, 2015

Vintage American country-western music helps Indo-Guyanese express ineffable heartbreak, spirituality and political emergence.

December 22, 2014

Harmoniums are all over South Asian music. But they also connect Guyana and Punjab spiritually

October 28, 2014

Buddhist “mercy releases” have long set animals free in ways that may harm them. Parks and animal protection organizations are working to make it better.

September 26, 2014

Worker-owned cooperatives gain immigrant women more than income. They give them a cure for the “tensions” that harm their physical and mental health.

November 14, 2013

“The typhoon really hit me hard,” she said. “I live in New York, but I’m still Filipino.”

August 13, 2013

The clinking coins were saved for two reasons – to feed the neighborhood parking meters and to pay for kiddie rides outside the supermarket where my family shopped.

September 13, 2013

We’re singing our praises to Queens! Join Bushra Rehman and friends/writers/artists Jaishri Abichandani, Nadia Q. Ahmad, Jennifer Chowdhury, Dulani, Soniya Munshi, and Sa’dia Rehman for a multi-media, salon-style reading and celebration of Rehman’s new novel Corona,which was recently featured in Poets & Writers Best Debut Fiction issue. Accompanied by iconic images of Queens, these readers pay tribute to Rehman’s lyrical coming-of-age narrative as well as the borough they call home.

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