NYC has about 25-thousand street vendors, nearly half are women.
Listen to a report by Fi2W’s Aurora Almendral on PRI’s The World.
Feet in 2 Worlds has teamed up with Streetwise New York to offer food tours in Queens this summer: “Eat the Street” in Jackson Heights, and “Mediterranean Flavors of Astoria.” Sign up today!
A tour offers delicious flavors and a deeper understanding of how one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the world came to be.
Writer Suketu Mehta arrived in Jackson Heights in 1977, having moved with his family from Mumbai. He recently toured the neighborhood with Urban Omnibus, an online publication of the Architectural League of New York focused on new ways of looking at and intervening in the built environment of New York.
JACKSON HEIGHTS, NY – Aswini Anburajan, FI2W reporter Coming from Manhattan, you can feel the difference as you step off the subway platform at 72nd St. and Broadway in Queens. A primarily ethnic community, Jackson Heights is home to, among many…