The 2010 Census found this corner of Queens has one of the highest vacancy rates in the city. Residents contend the neighborhood is growing.
Natives are Newcomers in Sunset Park
BROOKLYN – A procession of American Indians marched through Sunset Park on a weekend afternoon in early May, bouncing to a tribal beat. They dressed in a burst of colors, wore tall headdresses and danced in circles, as custom dictated, along a short stretch of the park.
But there was something different about this tribe, the Tlaxcala, and when the music ceased and the chatter resumed, the difference became clear: They spoke exclusively Spanish.
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