Flushing community center was inspired by holding hands; Staten Island restaurant employs grandmas instead of chefs

Posted On Thu, October 6, 2016 By

Posted On Thu, October 6, 2016 By In Daily Link Fix

  • The new community center for Asian Americans for Equality in Flushing follows the concept of holding hands in interweaving fingers to express the group’s mission of helping others. [ArchDaily]
  • Staten Island’s Enoteca Maria staffs its kitchen with a fleet of “nonnas” from around the world, cooking the cuisines of their native countries. [Gothamist]
  • The Bronx’s Arthur Avenue is named one of the American Planning Association’s five greatest streets in America. [Fox 5 NY]
  • And here’s a look at why 23rd Street is becoming “the buzziest street in NYC.” [NYP]
  • On this day in 1927 the first full-length motion picture with sound premiered in NYC. [Untapped]
  • What it’s like inside Dream House, Tribeca’s trippy, hidden meditative art space. [Thrillist]

Images: Center for Community and Entrepreneurship by JCJ Architecture and Leong Leong (L); the grandmas of Enoteca Maria via Simon & Schuster (R)

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