A 2015 study...regarding incidences of violence against sex workers found that 49% of respondents “…were either ‘unconfident’ or ‘very unconfident’ that the police will take crimes against them seriously."
The Queens County Farm Museum is located just one minute away from my home. In fact, I drive past the museum every morning.
Throughout the years I have picnicked in numerous parks in New York City. None of them can match the sumptuousness of Kissena Park in Flushing, Queens, which is compiled of pieces of former tree nurseries that existed on the space in the latter half of the 1800s. Last fall, I treated myself to a picnic in the 103 year-old park on its soft bed of grass tucked neatly under the watchful eyes of its antediluvian trees.
My favorite bookstore is Koryo Bookstore, located in Manhattan’s Korea town, which sprung up in the 1970’s. All the buildings that had been the root of Korea town still stand tall and proud, but the different hair salons, karaoke bars, and restaurants show how much Korea town had progressed.