Archive for the ‘Elmhurst’ Category
The role of New Life Community Development Corporation in kicking off the gardening idea in Elmhurst illustrates the growing role of religious groups in initiating civic and political action in New York City.
A community garden near New Life Fellowship in Elmhurst, Queens sparked a community renaissance despite being closed by a developer.
In 2013 a faith-based group kicked off the idea of building a garden in the elbow bend of a short street just off Queens Boulevard, in Elmhurst. The garden was closed this year by developers, but it continues to inspire art and neighborly relations.
Update: This Summer of 2015, the garden is closed because the landowner decided to sale to a developer, and the city was unwilling to come up with the money. We will run several art pieces this month that were inspired by the garden.
Knowing what to do for the martyrs of Charleston, South Carolina
Try out this delicious recipe from chef Henny Wong of Last Rain Ministry Church in Elmhurst, Queens!
Meeting with former Journeyer Chris, we randomly picked out this Indonesian restaurant, and of course, it turned out to be a faith-based business! Our host goes to Bethel Church. Lunch special is a tasty bargain! 86-10 Justice Ave, near intersection of Broadway and Queens Blvd.
OpEd: Silence & the Unspeakable Horror in Sandy Hook Elementary School by Pete Scazzero, New Life Fellowship, Elmhurst, Queens
God invites us to be silent before this massacre, acknowledging the severe limits of our understanding.
A debate firestormed through the media about the appropriateness of the Post’s coverage and the response of its freelance photographer to the dying moments of Ki-suk Han on the subway tracks.