Articles tagged New York City
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Midwood Magic: A Coney Island Philanthropy of Hope

By Humera Afridi | July 26, 2018 | Open City

Seeking a panacea from life’s turmoils, immigrants flock to an unassuming Sufi in Brooklyn.

‘Norte’ from the Philippines: A View from New York

By Nita Noveno | July 24, 2018 | Open City

Is the lack of agency in the movie’s characters a reflection of centuries of colonialism? A Fil Am writer explores.

Tying a Future Together in America

By Ashley Somwaru | July 9, 2018 | Open City

An Indo-Carib couple’s tale: When pursuing dreams give way to raising a family in NYC

How to Start Your Family Roots Search

By Huiying Bernice Chan | July 3, 2018 | Open City

Here are some tips from a Chinese American New Yorker who went to Toisan, China to trace their parents’ roots.

The Oracles of Columbus Park?

By Liz Chow | November 18, 2016 | Open City

Do you want to know your future? Do you want to know when is a good time to move to a new house or to shift to a new career? These ladies may have the answers.

您好,這是法拉盛,這裡是紐約!

By ??? (Yichen Tu) | August 12, 2016 | Open City

讓我透過一張張影像紀錄,向大家介紹我和許多華人在海外為「家」的法拉盛社區。

My Flushing

By Yichen Tu | August 10, 2016 | Open City

A young immigrant takes us around Flushing, the neighborhood that she has adopted as her home.

Remembering in Vinyl

By Gary Sullivan | April 23, 2015 | Open City

Khmer record and film collector Nate Hun is part of a growing movement quietly reconstructing Cambodia’s tumultuous past.

“Money Talks…But Not In My Language”

By Lisa Wong Macabasco | March 3, 2015 | Open City

Barriers to Banking Push Queens Immigrants Towards Alternative, Financial Services

What Separates Welfare from Work

By E. Tammy Kim | July 8, 2013 | Open City

Amid a national conversation about preschool and poverty, low-income New Yorkers are fighting for dignified welfare-to-work and and child care. But will they succeed?

Places: A Rumination On Cities

By Deepak Unnikrishnan | January 14, 2013 | Open City

From Abu Dhabi to the East Coast, a temporary resident negotiates the urban spaces that built him.

Photo Essay: ‘As Innerly As Possible’

By Wah-Ming Chang | January 9, 2013 | Open City

In conversation with solitude.

Scenes From Sandy: South Queens Recovers, Slowly

By Rishi Nath | November 3, 2012 | Open City

Dispatch from Far Rockaway and Jamaica in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

Post Sandy, Day 4: Hester Street in Lower Manhattan

By Ken Chen | November 2, 2012 | Open City

Community organizers distributed supplies and canvassed buildings for two days before FEMA showed up to offer aid.

In Sandy’s Wake, New York’s Landscape of Inequity Revealed

By Michelle Chen | November 2, 2012 | Open City

New York will survive Sandy, but so will the city’s persistent inequalities and environmental precarity.

Hurricane Sandy: The Storm’s Impact on Immigrant Workers and Organizations

By Sukjong Hong | November 1, 2012 | Open City

For outer borough residents and the linguistically isolated, the future is less clear.

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