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Liberian Business Development Slow in Immigrant Community One City, Many Cultures Coming To America Will Eid Holy Days Become School Holidays? Astoria
 
Park Hill, Staten Island Storefront

Liberian Business Development Slow in Immigrant Community

Staten Island is home to the largest population of Liberians outside of Liberia itself, but it's rare to find Liberian owners among the borough's storefronts.

One City, Many Cultures

Global City NYC reporters explore religious, culinary and cultural traditions in the city's ethnic neighborhoods -- with a couple of side trips abroad, to Haiti and India.

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.

Will Eid Holy Days Become School Holidays?

New York City Muslims want Eid holy days to become school holidays.

Astoria’s Bouzouki Barber

Music spills onto the sidewalk from a barber shop in Astoria’s Greek neighborhood.

Park Hill, Staten Island Storefront

Liberian Business Development Slow in Immigrant Community

23 January 2014

Staten Island is home to the largest population of Liberians outside of Liberia itself, but it's rare to find Liberian owners among the borough's storefronts.

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Posted in Business, Communities, Featured, Staten Island, West African0 Comments

One City, Many Cultures

22 December 2013

Global City NYC reporters explore religious, culinary and cultural traditions in the city's ethnic neighborhoods -- with a couple of side trips abroad, to Haiti and India.

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Posted in Boroughs, Colombian, Communities, Featured, Greek, Honduran, News, Polish, Politics, Uncategorized, West African0 Comments

Coming To America

22 December 2013

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.

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Posted in Boroughs, Business, Colombian, Communities, Featured, Greek, Honduran, Issues, News, Polish, Politics, Religion, Uncategorized, West African0 Comments

Will Eid Holy Days Become School Holidays?

11 December 2013

New York City Muslims want Eid holy days to become school holidays.

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Posted in Bangladeshi, Communities, Featured, Indian, Issues, Manhattan, Politics, Religion, Uncategorized0 Comments

Astoria’s Bouzouki Barber

05 December 2013

Music spills onto the sidewalk from a barber shop in Astoria’s Greek neighborhood.

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Posted in Arts and Culture, Boroughs, Featured, Queens, Uncategorized1 Comment

A Neighborhood Advocate Waits Out the Storm

23 December 2012

The head of a nonprofit offering social services in Brighton Beach won’t let the impacts of Hurricane Sandy stand between her and her job.

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Posted in Brooklyn, Hurricane Sandy, Politics, Russian, Uncategorized0 Comments

Mohammed Abdou

The Hustler

23 December 2012

Middleman, bike renter, exporter, mechanic—Mohammed Abdou makes it in New York.

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Posted in Business, Featured, Manhattan, West African0 Comments

Katka Reszke and Slawomir Grünberg at work.

A Polish-Jewish Love Story

22 December 2012

A couple is brought together by their passion for telling the stories of Polish communities persecuted by repressive government.

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Posted in Arts and Culture, Featured, News, Polish, Uncategorized0 Comments

Gallice Jr.

Will Rhyme For Change

21 December 2012

These West African immigrants rap with purpose.

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

Ukrainian restaurant still thriving in New York’s East Village

20 December 2012

Veselka has evolved with the times in order to remain an East Village staple--even though most Ukrainians have left the area.

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Posted in Boroughs, Business, Featured, Manhattan, Russian0 Comments

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