Tag: Manhattan


‘What I Carried’ Volume Four: Love Notes

Using sound, photography and text, stories about immigrants from our collaboration with Cowbird.


‘What I Carried’ Volume Two: Little Italy, and the Family Milkshake Machine

The second installment of our Cowbird multimedia series examining personal objects with special meaning to immigrants.


Getting to Know Your Local NYC Street Vendor

New York City’s 20,000 vendors are the one constant as reliable as the buildings themselves, but who are these people we pass every day?


Filipino Families Unaware of Affordable Care Act

Part 2 of a series by Cristina Pastor.


Vast Trove of Photographs Tells the Story of Latinos in New York City

El Diario La Prensa will display images from its photographic archives beginning this month in partnership with Columbia University.


Could Voters in a Heavily Hispanic District Elect the First Arab-American to the New York City Council?

Zead Ramadan could make history, but is considered an underdog in the race in upper Manhattan.

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Who is Working on Labor Day? ‘I Am’ say Immigrant Workers in NYC

For many food and restaurant workers, Labor Day means more work.


Chinatown – A Last Holdout for NYC Smokers

In parks, subway stations, even restaurants, cigarette smoking is still common among Chinese-speaking residents.


NY’s Syrian Jewish Community, Small but Growing in Influence

Syrian Jews in New York are coming together to grow their community and preserve their culture.


Exploring the Legacy of New York’s First Immigrant

Von Diaz reports for PRI’s The World on the first immigrant to set foot in Manhattan, a Dominican named Juan Rodriguez