Bronx Week: Bronx Bangladeshi Community Grows as Other Boroughs Become Crowded – NY1


Last week, NY1 reporter Erin Clark did a series of segments on The Bronx and its growing diversity for NY1’s Bronx Week. Here Clark focuses on the ever growing Bangladeshi community.

“The Bronx is known for its large population of Hispanics, Italians, and even Irish—but Bangladeshi? The borough is fast becoming home to a growing number of people from the South Asian country. NY1’s Erin Clarke filed the second report of our Bronx Week series.

Twenty years ago, the Bronx neighborhood of Parkchester wasn’t exactly ideal living for immigrants coming from Bangladesh.”

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Ed García Conde

Ed García Conde is a life-long Bronxite who spends his time documenting the people, places, and things that make the borough a special place in the hopes of dispelling the negative stereotypes associated with The Bronx. His writings are often cited by mainstream media and is often consulted for his expertise on the borough's rich history.