Featured Stories
An American Welcome for Polish Holocaust Films White Russian Nostalgia for Their Ancestors Coming to America The Endless Pursuit of Fair Skin A Haitian-American Filmmaker’s Journey Towards the American Dream Corona Immigration Clinic Offers Advice, But Little Hope
 

An American Welcome for Polish Holocaust Films

Almost 70 years after Poland’s last concentration camp closed, the Polish public still grapples with how to think about the Holocaust. And so does Polish cinema, whose most recent examinations of Holocaust stories may be more welcomed abroad than they are at home.

White Russian Nostalgia for Their Ancestors’ Homeland

New York is home to White Russians, many of whom are deeply nostalgic for a country they have never seen -- the Russian homeland of their ancestors.

Coming to America

New York City is an ethnic mosaic, the adopted home to newcomers from around the world. Global City NYC reporters tell the stories of how a few of these New Yorkers immigrated to America.

The Endless Pursuit of Fair Skin

Along Harlem’s commercial centers like 125th and 116th Streets, almost every beauty shop and general store sells an assortment of skin-lightening products, many of them popular imports from West Africa.

A Haitian-American Filmmaker’s Journey Towards the American Dream

Perri Pierre began his filmmaking career with a story about a Haitian-American trying to find out his mother's fate in Haiti's devastating 2010 earthquake.

Corona Immigration Clinic Offers Advice, But Little Hope

Latin Women in Action partnered with the Queens Library to present a free legal clinic on immigration issues to approximately thirty Latinos from Corona, Queens.

An American Welcome for Polish Holocaust Films

17 December 2014

Almost 70 years after Poland’s last concentration camp closed, the Polish public still grapples with how to think about the Holocaust. And so does Polish cinema, whose most recent examinations of Holocaust stories may be more welcomed abroad than they are at home.

Read the full story

Posted in Arts and Culture, Featured, Polish0 Comments

One City, Many Cultures

13 December 2014

Global City NYC reporters explore religious, culinary and cultural traditions in the city's ethnic neighborhoods.

Read the full story

Posted in Arts and Culture, Bangladeshi, Boroughs, Bronx, Brooklyn, Dominican, Haitian, Immigration, Indian, Jamaican, Manhattan, Mexican, Nepali, Polish, Queens, Religion, Russian, West African0 Comments

White Russian Nostalgia for Their Ancestors’ Homeland

13 December 2014

New York is home to White Russians, many of whom are deeply nostalgic for a country they have never seen -- the Russian homeland of their ancestors.

Read the full story

Posted in Brooklyn, Featured, Immigration, Russian, Uncategorized0 Comments

Coming to America

08 December 2014

New York City is an ethnic mosaic, the adopted home to newcomers from around the world. Global City NYC reporters tell the stories of how a few of these New Yorkers immigrated to America.

Read the full story

Posted in Arts and Culture, Bangladeshi, Boroughs, Bronx, Brooklyn, Dominican, Featured, Haitian, Indian, Jamaican, Manhattan, Nepali, Queens, West African0 Comments

The Endless Pursuit of Fair Skin

05 December 2014

Along Harlem’s commercial centers like 125th and 116th Streets, almost every beauty shop and general store sells an assortment of skin-lightening products, many of them popular imports from West Africa.

Read the full story

Posted in Arts and Culture, Featured, Manhattan, West African0 Comments

A Haitian-American Filmmaker’s Journey Towards the American Dream

05 December 2014

Perri Pierre began his filmmaking career with a story about a Haitian-American trying to find out his mother's fate in Haiti's devastating 2010 earthquake.

Read the full story

Posted in Arts and Culture, Brooklyn, Featured, Haitian0 Comments

Corona Immigration Clinic Offers Advice, But Little Hope

05 December 2014

Latin Women in Action partnered with the Queens Library to present a free legal clinic on immigration issues to approximately thirty Latinos from Corona, Queens.

Read the full story

Posted in Dominican, Featured, Immigration, Manhattan0 Comments

A Nepali Night on the Town

03 December 2014

Hot oil sizzles up from the frying pans that Rekha Shrestha pulls on and off the six burners in front of her at Bhims Café, where she fries up Nepalese rice doughnuts.

Read the full story

Posted in Arts and Culture, Business, Featured, Nepali, Queens0 Comments

Queens Food Court Reopens After Cleanup

03 December 2014

The oily scent of potato and onion samosas fills the air as soon as a customer pushes through the glass doors to the Jackson Heights Food Court. “Apake dina kaise ho raha hai (How is your day going)?” a customer asks, as an Indian man in a dark blue apron and baseball cap carefully spoons orange-tinted potato and cauliflower curry into a styrofoam cup.

Read the full story

Posted in Business, Featured, Indian, Queens0 Comments

The Renegade Boy Scouts of Washington Heights

18 November 2014

Boy Scout Troop 729 thrives in Washington Heights.

Read the full story

Posted in Dominican, Featured, Issues, Manhattan0 Comments

Share