Two decades ago, Crown Heights was best known for racial tensions and drugs. But over the past decade, the neighborhood has transformed – particularly along Franklin Avenue.
Celebrating India’s Festival of Colors
MANHATTAN – It was rainbow warfare on East 47th Street in celebration of Holi, India’s festival of colors. Aromatic spices filled the air and dancers twirled across the stage, as partygoers smeared colored powder in a sign of spring – and of New York’s growing South Asian community.