From Friday, April 17th to Thursday, April 23rd, 2009, New York City will celebrate Immigrant Heritage Week. Declared an official, annual celebration by Mayor Bloomberg, Immigrant Heritage Week is a unique celebration of the vibrant immigrant cultures, history, and communities found in every corner of the City. In the past years, the celebration began on Monday but this year it starts on Friday, April 17th. Why April 17, you might ask?
April 17, 1907 marks the occasion of Ellis Island ... Read More ›