UNITED STATES Chinatowns are at risk of disappearing due to accelerated gentrification, according to a new report. The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) surveyed Chinatowns in Boston, New York, and Philadelphia and found that the Asian populations in all communities are decreasing while rent and median housing value are increasing. (China Daily) Use our resources to better understand neighborhoods and cultural diversity … Continue reading Chinatowns Threatened by Gentrification
1.) WATERFRONT INDEPENDENCE FESTIVAL
What: Music, food, kids activities, FIREWORKS!!
When: July 3&4, Festivities start at 5 p.m., Fireworks begin at 10 p.m.
Where: Louisville, Kentucky
Fireworks over the Ohio River
Why is it one of our favorites? It’s free, it’s for families, and the fireworks are fantastic as they light up the Ohio River. The two day festival features live music and activities for kids at Waterfront Park.