|English: Rangoli, decorations made from colored powder, is popular during Diwali. සිංහල: Rangoli, decorations made from colored powder, is popular during Diwali. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
"Shops along 74th St. in Jackson Heights and on Richmond Hill’s Liberty Ave. in Queens to Murray Hill’s Curry Row will be decked with paper lanterns, and trees will be strung with lights during the five-day fest. New Yorkers of Indo-Caribbean descent will dress in beautiful new clothes, feasting on sweets and sharing gifts."