The Little Chinatowns of Brooklyn; Subway Ridership Surges 2.6 Percent in One Year

Posted On Mon, April 20, 2015 By

Posted On Mon, April 20, 2015 By In Daily Link Fix

  • Chinese immigrants are now the second largest foreign-born group in the city, and with an influx of newcomers to Brooklyn, smaller Chinatowns are popping up. [NYT]
  • How did the Chelsea Piers go from an important site for transatlantic travel to one of New York’s leading modern sports complexes? [The Bowery Boys]
  • Subway ridership in New York City grew 2.6 percent to 1.751 billion customers in 2014, the highest annual ridership in more than 65 years. The highest percentage increases were in neighborhoods seeing rapid residential development and population increases, such as Bushwick and Long Island City. [MTA]
  • Famous Brooklyn movie locations: From Saturday Night Fever to The Warriors. [Brownstoner]
  • Here’s the new Bowery graffiti wall by artist Ron English called “All American Temper Tot.” [Bowery Boogie]

Images: Sunset Park Chinatown (L); crowded subway platform (R)

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