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November Flowers in Corona, Queens

Posted on 20. Nov, 2009 by .


News flash: Flowers are still in bloom all over NYC! After reading this post on The Local, I decided to snap a few pics of flowers blooming as I was reporting in Corona today. Most of the leaves have fallen from the trees. I saw a few Japanese maples with some fiery red leaves hanging […]

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New arrivals and exodus in Hispanic Corona

Posted on 13. Sep, 2009 by .


Hispanic Corona’s demographics are changing rapidly. Historically an Italian, Colombian and Dominican neighborhood, it now hosts large communities of Ecuadorians, Mexicans, and Guatemalans. “La Chola”, “Antojitos Colombianos Bakery” and other signs in Spanish set the scene. It smells like tacos and rubbish, depending what street you’re on. Despite the economic downturn and the lack of […]

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