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  • The Modern Chupa

    By Lisa Wong Macabasco
    October 9, 2015

    The Nepalese and Tibetan communities in Jackson Heights mix tradition with modern to keep their heritage alive.

  • A Stranger in Our Midst
    By Chaya Babu

    One writers group was robbed at gunpoint in Ditmas Park. The police and the community’s reactions were swift, but both seemed to miss the bigger picture.

  • Shattering Silence in Banglatown
    By Chaya Babu

    In Kensington, young Bangladeshi activists fight against apathy and inaction in the local community by organizing around the murder of a 13-year-old boy in Bangladesh earlier this summer.

  • To Eat, Drink, and Gyaff
    By Nadia Misir

    Many of the neighborhood’s roti shops are located just steps from the A train. For Richmond Hill residents, gyaffing and hot doubles can remedy anything the MTA throws at them.