The Hungarian immigrant and entrepreneur Andrew Romay, who in 2012 founded the Andrew Romay New Immigrant Center (ARNIC) at the English-Speaking Union, died on Feb. 10. Voices of NY republishes a video profile of the Center.
The Zlatne Uste Golden Festival, featuring Balkan brass bands, runs Jan. 13-14 in Park Slope, reports Brooklyn Paper.
Bklyner heads to Sheepshead Bay and Brighton Beach to get the reaction of immigrants from the former Soviet Union to the relationship between Russia and the president-elect.
With Polish and Puerto Rican roots, Magdalena Santos, married to a Brazilian, designs and sells T-shirts and onesies with a multicultural message in Gowanus, Brooklyn.
After more than 60 years in business, Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop continues to serve longtime Polish residents of Greenpoint, as well as their recently arrived neighbors. Brooklyn Daily Eagle stops by the bakery.
Three high school students from New Utrecht High School in Bensonhurst discuss their concerns about the election results in this article, reprinted from Bensonhurst Bean.
Russian immigrants in South Brooklyn were happy that Trump won, reports Brooklyn Paper.
Nowy Dziennik spoke with Polish-American voters, who appear to give Donald Trump a slight edge.
A Sept. 25 ceremony in Bensonhurst to commemorate Mother Teresa reflected the diverse cultures and faiths she encountered in her lifetime, including her Albanian heritage, report Brooklyn Reporter and Brooklyn Daily.
“Ziemia” (The Earth), the work of Polish-born artist Martynka Wawrzyniak, to be installed in McGolrick Park, will feature a ceramic ball filled with soil from the U.S., Poland and other parts of the world of importance to Greenpoint residents, reports Nowy Dziennik.
A Nowy Dziennik reporter visits the Pete McGuinness Senior Center in Greenpoint which serves mostly Polish seniors regardless of their immigration or financial status.
The Polish American Folk Dance Company, which practices at the Polish National Home “Warsaw” in Greenpoint, has been bringing a variety of traditional dances from all regions of Poland to U.S. audiences, Nowy Dziennik reports.
A planned homeless shelter in Maspeth has generated many concerns about residents. Both Irish Central and Nowy Dziennik, which reports on the Polish community, have followed the controversy.
On Aug. 28 Brighton Beach will host its 40th Jubilee, which draws thousands to “Little Odessa,” writes Brooklyn Paper.
Polish American organizations are urging immigrants and Polish Americans to be sure to vote, Nowy Dziennik reports.