A documentary filmmaker collects portraits of change along 82nd Avenue.
I used to sneer at Chinatowns.
I considered them
tourist attractions that I wanted nothing to do with. I grew up in
Taiwan with Chinese food and Chinese culture—what’s new to see in any
"I really hope you prove us wrong,” Brian Wong of the Montavilla neighborhood told former Mayor Tom Potter in September 2008. Wong was referring to Potter's then-controversial plan to curb prostitution along 82nd Avenue by steering sex workers toward treatment -- instead of imposing a prostitution-free zone. “I know that Prostitution Free Zones (PFZs) are a popular measure to ...