Only one restaurant in Brooklyn specializes in Trinidadian-style Chinese dishes
For a lot of older New Yorker, Access-a-Ride’s blue and white vans are the only way to get around town. But the door-to-door service is plagued by inconsistencies and inefficiencies.
New York City: For 82-year-old Sonam Choedon, life every day is almost the same routine at her daughter’s home in Woodside, Queens. She gets up around eight in the morning and does her regular prayers. With rosary in one hand and a prayer wheel in the other, she begins her day by reciting a Buddhist mantra of compassion. She says it keeps her peaceful and calm.
“In our Tibetan [...]
Ms. Menard at PS 335 is asking for a new computer for her students. Ms. Greene at PS 770 is asking for books, while Ms. Charles at PS 446 is asking for snacks for children who come to school hungry. These Brooklyn teachers are all posting their requests for classroom resources online at DonorsChoose.org, a web-based charity that connects donors to classrooms across the country.
At least one teacher at half the public schools nationwide use DonorsChoose.org. Teachers are turning to [...]
A number of factors could have contributed to the low voter turnout. Sandy is the last one to blame.
Though they supported him overwhelmingly both in 2008 and the 2012, African American voters are hoping for the first black president to pay more attention to issues that affect them in his second term
For many Chinese netizens on Sina Weibo, the 2012 U.S. presidential election may be more than just Americans’ business.
Worsening situation in Tibet proved a key factor for Tibetan Americans as they faced US presidential elections on Tuesday that saw Obama win a second term in the White House, overcoming deep doubts among voters about his handling of the U.S. economy.
Residents of the Rockaways in southern Queens found ways to get to the polls despite the absence of services and changes to polling locations.
Despite increasing anti-Americanism back home, Pakistani Americans still believe President Obama remains a better option than a pro-war candidate from the Republicans.
Third-Party Voters stand up to be counted in the 2012 elections. Despite their usual issues of struggling campaign financing as compared to the big guys and a lack of media coverage, voters feel they are making progress.
With the lengthy 2012 campaign season over, a cornucopia of souvenirs — from buttons to Chia Pets — await collectors.
2013 Film Festival
This year's News Doc film festival made for a remarkable night showcasing the talent of the graduating class. Have a look at the evening's event.