Search Results for "Wojtek Maślanka" : 30

(Photo by Wojtek Mslanka via Nowy Dziennik)

Oldest Polish Bakery, Greenpoint Icon, to Move

Brooklyn, Eastern European, In the News May 19, 2014 at 1:40 pm

The Greenpoint building that houses the New Warsaw Bakery is being sold, but the owner says that the iconic institution will reopen elsewhere, though possibly not in the traditional Polish neighborhood, reports Nowy Dziennik.

Capt. Christopher Manson, of the 104th Precinct. (Photo by Wojtek Maslanka via Nowy Dziennik)

Alleged Insult under NYPD Probe, Says Polish Paper

Crime, Eastern European, In the News, Queens May 14, 2014 at 5:19 pm

The charge that police officers insulted Polish people following an assault on two Polish Americans is being investigated by the NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau, the Polish Consulate General’s legal department told Nowy Dziennik.

The Polish flag on the steel water tower in Greenpoint has been defaced by graffiti. (Photo by Wojtek Maślanka via Nowy Dziennik)

Graffiti Defaces Symbol of Polish Greenpoint

Brooklyn, Eastern European March 28, 2014 at 4:41 pm

Some see the recent vandalism of an iconic Polish flag on a water tower as an attack on the Polish residents of the changing Brooklyn neighborhood, reports Nowy Dziennik.

The September meeting on grants for Greenpoint, organized in the Polish National Home "Warsaw." (Photo by Wojtek Maslanka via Nowy Dziennik)

Nearly 100 Proposals to ‘Green’ Up Greenpoint

Brooklyn, Environment January 14, 2014 at 1:04 pm

An environmental fund in Greenpoint has received proposals from local businesses and others for projects aimed at improving land devastated by a massive oil spill decades ago, reports Nowy Dziennik.

Polish Businesses Adapt to Changing Greenpoint

Polish Businesses Adapt to Changing Greenpoint

Brooklyn, Business, Demographics, Eastern European November 6, 2013 at 12:45 pm

Polish businesses in Greenpoint have had to adapt and shift focus to survive, as changing demographics have transformed the Brooklyn neighborhood into a hipster mecca in recent years, reports Nowy Dziennik.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel on E. 115th was founded in 1881. (Photo by Paul Lowry, Flickr Creative Commons License)

East Harlem Italian Parish Gets New Life from Polish Order

In the News, Manhattan, Religion July 16, 2013 at 5:48 pm

The sanctuary of Our Lady of Mount Carmel has recently been placed under the care of the Polish Pallottine order. The change has brought a Polish priest and the addition of a Polish Mass, just in time for the celebration of the church’s feast, reports Nowy Dziennik.

Ambassador doesn't want the movie "Our Fathers, Our Mothers" to air in the U.S. (Photo via

Poles Take Issue with WWII Portrayals

Culture, Eastern European, In the News April 16, 2013 at 11:45 am

Two articles in Nowy Dziennik challenge the way Poles are portrayed in accounts of World War II when the country was occupied by the Nazis. The first takes issue with a movie, the second with a phrase in a newspaper article.

Greenpoint residents could view and comment on the first submitted ecological projects (Photo by Wojtek Maślanka/Nowy Dziennik)

Putting the ‘Green’ Back in Greenpoint

Brooklyn, Environment February 19, 2013 at 12:16 pm

Greenpoint residents are encouraged to submit proposals on how to spend the $19.5 million from ExxonMobil for environmental projects. Residents gathered to review and discuss ideas submitted to date, reports Nowy Dziennik.


Polish Programming Back on Radio

Culture, Eastern European, Media January 29, 2013 at 1:50 pm

Radio Polska will air every Sunday and contain news, interviews, immigration advice and plenty of Polish music. This will be the first station to bring Polish-language programming back on air after the last one was pulled in June.

The Wizard in Ridgewood is closing and reopening again in the Greenpoint, where the popular Polish spent 17 years. (Photo by Wojtek Maślanka via Nowy Dziennik)

Polish Electronics Store Heads Back Home to Greenpoint

Bronx, Business, Eastern European December 14, 2012 at 11:15 am

Polish-owned electronics store, Wizard, will move back to Greenpoint after relocating to Ridgewood. Its owner, reports Nowy Dziennik, found that while Poles are moving to other neighborhoods, they still do their shopping in Greenpoint.

(Photo by Wojtek Maślanka/Nowy Dziennik)

With Greenpoint Gentrifying, Poles Look for Other Neighborhoods

Housing September 17, 2012 at 3:02 pm

As rents in Greenpoint reach prices similar to Manhattan levels, Poles have turned to other places. Demographics in the once heavily Polish neighborhood are changing as young professionals from Manhattan turn to the Brooklyn neighborhood.

The entrance to the homeless shelter in Greenpoint

Greenpoint Homeless Shelter Quietly Opens Despite Local Opposition

Brooklyn, Housing August 21, 2012 at 6:13 pm

With the homeless population citywide soaring, a controversial homeless shelter has opened in Greenpoint ahead of its planned start date next month, much to the chagrin of those in the Polish neighborhood who oppose it, fearing a rise in crime, Nowy Dziennik reported.

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Increased TV Programming Planned for Poles and Irish

Eastern European, Media, Western European July 26, 2012 at 12:23 pm

The Polish publication Nowy Dziennik will soon expand their weekly TV program to a daily broadcast. And the Irish channel Ireland Today hopes to launch in the spring. Both say they will offer viewers news reports and cultural offerings from both sides of the Atlantic.

Superstar Teens: An NYPD Youth Leader and a Fingernail Artist

Superstar Teens: An NYPD Youth Leader and a Fingernail Artist

Eastern European, Latino July 18, 2012 at 5:40 pm

Paulina Skladnik, 17, serves as leader of the Law Enforcement Explorers at the NYPD in Greenpoint. Michelle Ramírez, 15, paints celebrity faces on acrylic nails. These talented teenagers were profiled in Nowy Dziennik and El Diario La Prensa.

Staropolski Meat Market & Deli (Photo by Wojtek Maślanka/Nowy Dziennik)

Polish Deli Closes in a Changing Greenpoint

Business, Eastern European May 2, 2012 at 1:28 pm

The closing of Staropolski Meat Market & Deli, which catered to the Polish community for 21 years, reflects the changing demographics of a neighborhood where rents have skyrocketed, elderly Poles are moving back to Poland and some Poles are moving to cheaper neighborhoods.