Driving down Hillside Avenue in Floral Park, Queens, it's hard to believe we're still in New York City. Modest brick houses with well-kept lawns flash by; there's an old-school Carvel ice cream shop and a ramshackle wooden pub called Hagar's. We also pass Usha Foods, Hakoba Sarees, Patel Brothers, and New York Wedding Gallery, which rents all the elaborate paraphernalia you need for a Hindu wedding. This small neighborhood is the easternmost outpost of the city, adjacent to Nassau County. It is also home to a large and growing population of Indian immigrants, as well as some of the city's... More >>>