Reporter Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska produced this feature about Greek immigrants affected by the Eurozone crisis for our partner, PRI’s The World.
With Greece’s economy reeling and its unemployment rate at about 18 percent, some Greeks are trying their luck in the U.S. In this podcast, journalist Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska introduces us to some of those Greeks in Astoria, Queens. The story originally aired on WNYC Radio.
We bring you on a culinary tour of China—all around the 7 train stop in Flushing Queens. Plus, you’ll hear about the reinvention of Dim Sum in Manhattan’s Chinatown, and special Chinese New Year dishes.
With Greece’s economy reeling and its unemployment rate about 18 percent, some Greeks are trying their luck in the U.S. — especially true in the stronghold of Astoria, Queens. Listen to this radio story from Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska that aired Friday on WNYC radio.
The redrawing of electoral districts is always a political power play. This year, Asian American activists in New York want to ensure that the community’s political influence is not dissipated by district lines.
11/12/11 marks the tenth anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 from New York to Santo Domingo. Families who lost loved ones received monetary settlements. But fighting over the money caused years of additional grief for many.
In this Food in Two Worlds podcast you’ll hear how Jackson Heights’ restaurants and food shops tell the stories of South Asian immigrants in New York.
Streetwise New York offers tours of “old and new immigrant New York.” We sent reporter Cristina DC Pastor and audio producer Dimple Patel to check out the tour in the city’s largest borough.
At a time when diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Pakistan are tense, local law enforcement and Pakistani diplomats based in NYC tried to find common ground and friendship through a national pastime. Reporter Mohsin Zaheer brings us a video report.
Many immigrants use calling cards to stay in touch with family and friends back home. And while government agencies try to police the industry, calling card users still encounter undisclosed fees and charges for calls that never went through.