‘It’s about time’: Celebrations of Diwali illuminate NYC


              Clay pots and wicks for Diwali lamps are displayed alongside fresh cilantro at Apna Bazaar in the Jackson Heights section of the Queens borough of New York on on Oct. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Mallika Sen)
            
              Pratik Shetty, son of the proprietor of Flowers by Bhanu, stands by their Diwali stall, which offers flowers, stickers and other Diwali items in the Jackson Heights section in the Queens borough of New York on Oct. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Mallika Sen)
            
              Pratik Shetty, the son of the proprietor of Flowers by Bhanu, shows off a stencil for rangoli -- colored powder designs -- on sale at a Diwali stall in the Jackson Heights neighborhood in the Queens borough of New York on Oct. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Mallika Sen)
            Vanity Fair editor Radhika Jones, second from left. Ronan Farrow, center, at a Diwali celebration at The Pierre hotel in New York on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022. The annual party, now in its third year, is intended to highlight Diwali by bringing together high-powered South Asians with other New York luminaries. (AP Photo/Mallika Sen) Entrepreneur Anjula Acharia and designer Falguni Peacock pose for a photographer at a Diwali celebration at The Pierre hotel in New York on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022. The annual party, now in its third year, is intended to highlight Diwali by bringing together high-powered South Asians with other New York luminaries. (AP Photo/Mallika Sen)
‘It’s about time’: Celebrations of Diwali illuminate NYC