The canal is due for a cleanup and a Whole Foods is on the way. Census figures show that the boom is being fueled, at least in part, by an influx of young residents.
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.