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Little Arabia recognized as ‘tourist attraction’

By on Jul 12, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

The Anaheim Orange County Visitor and Convention Bureau announced its official recognition of the Little Arabia District as a tourist attraction. Click HERE for the profile of Little Arabia, which went live online yesterday. According to the OC Weekly, “The vision began to take shape and initiative at a luncheon event where Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait visited with...

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2014 Eid Festival to be Held in Anaheim

By on Jul 9, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

2014 Eid Festival to be Held in Anaheim Southern California Community Prepares for Muslim Holiday Celebration ANAHEIM, CA – The Southern California community is invited to join Muslim Americans as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr at the second annual Eid Festival. The holiday celebration, which will take place in Downtown Anaheim on August 2nd and 3rd, marks the end...

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The debate over Little Arabia: What’s in a name?

The debate over Little Arabia: What’s in a name?

By on Feb 18, 2014 in Blog, News, Portfolio | 0 comments

Josie Huang | February 18th, 2014, 6:02am Maya Sugarman/KPCC Hijabs are for sale at Al-Farah Islamic Fashion store in Anaheim. Local Arab American small business owners are hoping to get the city council to designate the neighborhood as “Little Arabia.” Drive along Brookhurst Street in West Anaheim, and dozens of storefront signs in Arabic crop up amid...

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Little Arabia thrives in Anaheim, Garden Grove

Little Arabia thrives in Anaheim, Garden Grove

By on Feb 4, 2014 in Blog, News | 0 comments

By ART MARROQUIN / ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Published: June 5, 2013 Updated: Aug. 21, 2013 1:17 p.m. Bold, curving letters emblazon the leather-bound books lining the long shelves at Jarir Bookstore in Little Arabia. The shop’s owner, Jarir Saadoun, greets customers looking for the latest Middle Eastern cookbook, historical texts, children’s tales, or...

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