Friday, May 16, 2014
By Stephen Nessen : Reporter, WNYC News
There are more than half a million Indians living in the Tri-state Area, many of whom were keeping a close eye on India's election results. In Jackson Heights, Queens some were cheering the results, while others despaired at Narenda Modi's win.
Monday, November 07, 2011
The blocks around the Roosevelt Avenue subway stop in Jackson Heights, Queens offer a culinary tour of South Asia. Listen to a recent trip Food in Two Worlds took with some of the people behind the neighborhood's booming food scene.
Monday, October 31, 2011
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
Revelers are set to flock en masse to the annual Village Halloween Parade — but thousands of others are expected to turn out for the city's second-largest parade in Jackson Heights, Queens.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
During the Festival of Lights, which is observed by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains for five days, sugary confections and snacks are given as gifts and shared at home among family and friends. While some people make their own or order them from South Asia, many head to sweets stores in Jackson Heights.