Posts Tagged ‘Queens’

A Walk in the Shoes of a Sneakerhead

By Joel Aybar • Sep 11th, 2013 • Category: Features

Ever since the mid-1980s, kids have clamored for the new pair of Air Jordans. People used to wait in line overnight, often in the cold and rain, to make sure they got their size. And while the craze hasn’t died down for Jordans and many other kinds of sneakers, it’s possible to get a new [...]

In Queens, Giving Strays a New Life

By Adel Manoukian • Mar 27th, 2012 • Category: Features

Cats in the Cradle Rescue, a young organization situated in Forest Hills, is dedicated to saving cats and finding them good homes. This rescue organization was created in June 2011 after founder and president Janet Denaro had volunteered at Bobbi and the Strays, a shelter in Glendale, Queens that houses stray cats and dogs. “All [...]

A Young Filipino in New York Longs for Home

By Winnie Lau • Dec 1st, 2011 • Category: Lead Story, People

By Winnie Lau “In the Philippines, we play basketball in flip flops,” says Jasper Davis as he watches a player dunk a ball into the hoop at Columbus Park in Chinatown, Manhattan. Davis, 21, who came to America when he was 17, looks for just about anything that can remind him of his home in [...]