Because most of the SAJAforum bloggers are based in and around NYC, we end up relying too much on the New York Times and end up talking too much about events taking places in NYC.
Hey, non-NYers: Please help us change all this by sending us guest posts or becoming a member of our team (write to our editor, WNYC's Arun Venugopal, arunvenu[at]gmail.com).
Meanwhile, here are some recent NYC stories we haven't noted yet.
From the red-tiled kitchen to the vast dining area, conversations in Punjabi ricocheted from gossip about families to subjects like forthcoming trips to India and the large number of foreclosures in this working-class neighborhood of tidy homes in southern central Queens.
In recent months, though, conversations at the temple have focused increasingly on prejudice against the city’s estimated 50,000 Sikhs, largely because the dastaar, the signature bolt of cloth that Sikh men and some women wrap around their hair, suggests to some people that the wearers are Islamic radicals.