Posts Tagged ‘Bellerose’

Changing Bellerose

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

There’s an in-depth story in today’s Times City section about the shifting demographics of Bellerose, Queens. James Angelos’ story centers on the beloved Frozen Cup ice cream stand, soon to be demolished to make way for a Days Inn; the South Asian newcomers, optimistic about their prospects in America, who now make up almost a third of the population; and the longtime residents, who are variously stunned, dismayed, or resentful of the way their neighborhood is changing around them. There’s also a slide show.