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Eyes on the Street: The Not-So-Barren Jackson Heights Plaza

Marking Eid-ul-Fitr, the breaking of fast at the end of Muslim holy month of Ramadan, in Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights. Photo from Fatima Baryab of Sukhi NY.

Business owners in Jackson Heights have done more than just take over maintenance of the plaza on 37th Road. They've rechristened it "Diversity Plaza," and they staged a community celebration that concluded on Monday to mark Eid-ul-Fitr, the breaking of fast at the end of Muslim holy month Ramadan. It seems the plaza was anything but empty that night. Eid Mubarak to all!

Photo by office of Council Member Danny Dromm.

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