Serving Muslim domestic violence victims requires understanding of cultural and religious sensitivity, advocates say. For years, Muslim women have not had a shelter which addressed their cultural and religious needs. Asiyah Women’s Center, the first Muslim women’s shelter to open in New York City for domestic violence victims, is offering transitional housing, a service which has been lacking for years.
First used by big brands to create “stunts” and to do advertisements, pop-ups have been increasingly used by e-commerce-oriented new brands to break into the market. Instead of seeking a long-term rental from a traditional real estate broker, or putting their products on the shelves of department stores, these small businesses seek to open a pop-up.
If and when federal regulations are put into place for e-cigarettes, users believe that the popularity of JUUL and other vaping devices is already so powerful, both socially and physiologically, that any aggressive attempt to deflate the trend will cause a generation of technologically savvy teenagers to turn to the internet and create a surging and potentially dangerous black market.
The odds are stark, however,African immigrants are making tremendous efforts to settle down in the U.S. With the impressive data on the issue, one may not be wrong to say U.S remains an investment haven for many immigrants.
After disputes between a Queens anti-gentrification group and New York City developers, the Department of Buildings confirms construction resumption.
Italian American funeral homes in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park are shifting their family businesses to serve the growing Chinese population.
The effectiveness of traditional Chinese medicine, which includes acupuncture, cupping and the use of herbal medicine, is still under discussion in traditional western medical circles. However, that has not stopped TCM clinics in neighborhoods like Flushing to flourish.
Small business owners are phasing the challenges brought by a legislation signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo that gradually raises the minimum wage to reach $15 per hour in 2019.