Search Results for "Michael Paterakis" : 3

The iconic boardwalk of Brighton Beach, seriously damaged by Sandy. (Photo by Michael Paterakis)

In Brighton Beach, Jews and Muslims Against Sandy

Demographics, Environment, Featured Posts, Religion November 29, 2012 at 4:06 pm

Russian has been the language most spoken in Brighton Beach for decades but that has started to change with the arrival of Pakistanis in the 1990s. And though such demographic shifts can sometimes lead to tensions, there doesn’t seem to be any in post-Sandy Brighton Beach.

Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. (Photo by Michael Paterakis)

A Red Brighton Beach in Blue Brooklyn

Eastern European, Politics November 5, 2012 at 5:07 pm

Brighton Beach is perhaps the biggest anomaly in New York politics: A Republican enclave in the Democratic stronghold of Brooklyn, solid enough to give considerable edge to all GOP candidates fighting for office within its borders.

According to the organizers, more than 100 people attended the community meeting on Oct. 9. (Photo by Michael Paterakis)

Greek Neo-Nazi Party Meets Resistance in Astoria

Politics, Queens, Western European October 15, 2012 at 3:52 pm

Plans from Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn to open a chapter in Astoria have met strong resistance from elected officials, local residents and various political groups.