Portraits featuring Kurdish Guerilla fighters are on display in a gallery in Park Slope, reports South Slope News.
More than 10,000 people gathered to demand better facilities for charter schools from Mayor Bill de Blasio, El Diario reports.
At the the Kavkazi Jewish Youth Center, Tovushi, in Sheepshead Bay, children learn Lezginka, a dance native to the Caucasus, reports Russkaya Reklama.
One Hasidic Jew turns his love for dogs into a dog walking service despite a long-standing fear of them in his community, reports The Jewish Daily Forward.
At a forum in Sunset Park, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson and others spoke to immigrants about scams targeting their communities, and efforts by the borough to combat exploitation.
A Norwegian American who grew up in Sunset Park returns to find many changes, and the area is due for still more modernization as a hub of New York’s Chinese community. Sing Tao Daily writes about the neighborhood in three articles.
A group of immigrant women in Ditmas Park who had attended local English classes together are now getting an education in advocacy instead, reports Ditmas Park Corner.
The latest episode of CUNY TV’s “Nueva York” features three artists who tell stories through photography, music and movies. And a mother and son who went from selling goods out of a van to owning a bodega and restaurant in Williamsburg.
The East New York rezoning proposal has yet to be approved, but it is coming under fire for a number of reasons, City Limits reports.
Dozens marched for peace in Crown Heights Sept. 17 in response to recent violent crimes in the area, including the fatal shooting of Carey Gabay.
In the wake of the murder of bloggers in Bangladesh, Bangladeshi writers spoke out recently at a PEN American Center meeting in support of free speech and secularism.
The celebration of Guatemala’s independence day in NYC was defined by the recent resignation and jailing of President Otto Pérez-Molina, El Diario reports.
As part of the BEAT Festival in Brooklyn, “Ocaso: A Performance Adventure” brings together Chinese opera and salsa dancing to reflect Sunset Park’s Chinese and Latino communities, reports The Brooklyn Paper.
The “El Cantón” commune is the only protection for a group of homeless immigrants, most of them Guatemalan, El Diario reports.
Bangladeshi in Brooklyn came together to rally against violent incidents in Bangladesh, Open City reports.