Features (Page 51)


Aged out and undocumented

With current immigration legislation looming in Congress, Nesbitt and Crichlow continue their push for the rights of the children of recruited professionals and their right to documentation.


Filipino restaurants thrive in secret

With all the sushi bars, Chinese dim sum joints and Korean BBQ grills in New York City, some Asian cuisines have yet to proclaim themselves beyond the immigrant enclaves.


A farm grows in Bushwick

Boswyck Farms suggests communities take initiative by building water-efficient gardens in rooms, food co-ops and pantries.


Advice columnist for the undocumented

In October 2010, Angy Rivera created Ask Angy, the first and only advice column for undocumented youth.


Thriving with cystic fibrosis

Off the field, keeping Tiernan’s lungs as healthy as possible has been her family’s priority since her diagnosis.


A second life for movie industry trash

Film Biz Recycling that aims to find the best “second life” for items that would otherwise be discarded from the film, theater and production industries.


Dating app Tinder taking over the dating world

Tinder has been a welcome relief to safety-conscious singles.


College prep not just for the wealthy

Principal Susan Kreisman and Scott Farber, President of A List Education, created a class at Manhattan Hunter called College Prep that meets during school every other day.


Chicken farming in New York City

Keeping chickens in the city is a “really reasonable way” for New Yorkers to take part in farming,' said chicken farmer Noah Leff.


A hip, new twist on gefilte fish

The Gelfilteria in Brooklyn produces a much fresher and healthier version of gefilte fish, appealing to a bigger more health-savvy market.