Post Tagged with: "Red Hook"

Escovitch (Photo via Red Hook Star-Revue)

Jam’it Brings Jamaican Fusion Food to Red Hook

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Food March 15, 2019 at 7:32 pm

Red Hook Star-Revue pays a visit to the recently opened Jam’it, Red Hook’s sole restaurant to offer Jamaican dishes.

Art from home: Curator Donna Mason’s show supporting Caribbean artists will go on display at the Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition on May 12. (Photo by Zoe Freilich via Brooklyn Paper)

‘Dominica After Maria’ on Display

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Culture May 11, 2018 at 12:30 pm

“Dominica – After Maria,” opening May 12, features the work of artists from Dominica and other Caribbean nations hit by Hurricane Maria, reports Brooklyn Paper.

After Sandy, Resiliency in Red Hook

After Sandy, Resiliency in Red Hook

Brooklyn, Environment, Social Services, Video December 18, 2017 at 12:08 pm

BRIC TV takes a look at how residents of the Red Hook Houses are preparing for the next natural disaster.

Destruction left behind by Hurricane Sandy. (Photo courtesy of Rockaway Youth Task Force via Amsterdam News)

Sandy, Five Years On

Brooklyn, Environment, Metro Area, Queens October 27, 2017 at 8:48 pm

For the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, numerous community publications marked the occasion.

Student chef, Addwa Alsubaie, 19, who is preparing avocados at Emma’s Torch, came to the U.S. with her older sister from Saudi Arabia more than a year ago. “We are asylum seekers. It’s hard to live as a woman [in Saudi Arabia],” she told BKLYNER. (Photo via BKLYNER)

Emma’s Torch, a Café and Classroom for Refugees

Brooklyn, Education, Food June 27, 2017 at 3:57 pm

The recently opened Emma’s Torch in Red Hook offers not just brunch and sandwiches, it also gives an opportunity for refugees to pursue a culinary career, reports BKLYNER.

Children from the District 20 pre-K hold signs quoting Dr. King at the peace march. (Photo via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

How Some Brooklynites Marked MLK Day

African American, Brooklyn, Immigration, Youth January 17, 2017 at 4:56 pm

Across Brooklyn, MLK Day was marked by rallies for peace and against hate.

James McBride working with a piano student. (Photo via Red Hook Star-Revue)

Returning to Red Hook and Teaching Jazz

Brooklyn, Culture November 30, 2016 at 4:51 pm

A famous author teaches jazz piano in his childhood neighborhood, reports Red Hook Star-Revue.

Frisbee playing at the Red Hook ball fields (Photo by Robyn Lee, Creative Commons license)

Checking the Soil for Lead in Red Hook

Brooklyn, Environment April 9, 2015 at 5:13 pm

The EPA will soon report on lead levels in soil samples taken from the Red Hook ball fields, says New York Environment Report.

Carlos Menchaca at a Red Hook event last year. (Photo via The Red Hook Star Revue)

Opinion: Menchaca ‘Has Held Fast to Principles’

Brooklyn, Business, Opinion, Politics February 6, 2015 at 5:40 pm

The Red Hook Star-Revue offers a spirited defense of Carlos Menchaca, who was ousted as co-leader of the Brooklyn City Council delegation on Feb. 5.

Shown is Councilmember Brad Lander describing the social impact of the Stronger Together program. (Photo by Kevin Downs via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

New Anti-Poverty Initiative for Red Hook, Gowanus

Brooklyn, Social Services February 6, 2015 at 4:32 pm

Red Hook and Gowanus public housing residents can avail themselves of a new community-based anti-poverty initiative, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.

Moses Walton (Photo by Emrys Eller via Gotham Gazette)

Do You Feel Safer Since Sandy?

Brooklyn, Environment, Manhattan October 6, 2014 at 7:02 pm

Reporters from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, climate news site AdaptNY, and NY Environment Report went to two neighborhoods hit hard by Sandy two years ago, and early reports are in Gotham Gazette.

Carlos Menchaca speaking at the City Hall Mexican Independence Day Celebration (Photo by William Alatriste via Gotham Gazette)

Mexicans in NY: The Promise of More Political Clout

Mexican, Politics September 19, 2014 at 6:17 pm

Mexicans are the fastest growing Latino group in New York, and their political clout is likely to increase as they overcome some challenges, Gotham Gazette reports.

Wilma Serrano (Photo by Roger Miller via Downtown Express)

Helping the Vulnerable When Disaster Strikes

Brooklyn, Environment, Health, New York, Seniors August 6, 2014 at 4:01 pm

With hurricane season approaching, a new study and an event in Red Hook aim to help people be better prepared when disaster strikes, articles in Downtown Express and Brooklyn Brief report.

A "beauteous bovine" by Norbert Kimmel at his studio. (Photo by Lore Croghan via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Steel Cows in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Culture July 8, 2014 at 2:45 pm

A Brooklyn Daily Eagle reporter discovers artwork by chance in Red Hook, from “beauteous bovines” to a sort of literary “Stairway to Heaven.”

Concepción Castellanos (Photo via La Voz)

Small Store Harbors Big Dreams

Business, In the News, Metro Area, Mexican February 12, 2014 at 1:24 pm

Latinos not only shop but also mingle in the comfortable store run by family members from Oaxaca, Mexico, in Red Hook, N.Y., reports the monthly La Voz.