Polish architect Bolek Ryzinski has been renovating, restoring and building across New York City for many years.
New York City plans to expand the number of languages in which voter registration forms will be available by adding Russian, Urdu, Haitian Creole, French and Arabic to the existing English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean and Bangla forms.
Polish immigrant Robert Dec got advice from the local Small Business Administration office, and an SBA-backed loan, to open his wine store, the Vine Box, in the changing neighborhood of Greenpoint.
A mural of Greek philosophers and symbols is beautifying an overpass in Astoria and displacing graffiti, reports Astoria Post.
New York City Public Advocate Letitia James met with members of the Russian-speaking community in Coney Island recently, V Novom Svete reports.
Two films on the lives of Eastern European women in NYC, “English” and “Zaritsas,” will be screened in Ridgewood, Queens, reports QNS.
First generation Polish immigrants describe what drove them to persevere as entrepreneurs, and talk about the next generations and their plans.
Russian and Haitian Creole voting materials and interpretation will be added to Spanish, Chinese, Bengali and Korean, if various city council members have their way, reports Sheepshead Bites.
Hundreds attended the Albanian Fashion Show in Manhattan, the culmination of the city’s inaugural Albanian Fashion Week, reports Illyria.
An oak tree honoring the life of Polish composer and politician Ignacy Jan Paderewski once again stands in Tompkins Square Park thanks to the efforts of a longtime East Village resident, reports Nowy Dziennik.
A mural commemorating the 1,050th anniversary of Poland’s Christianization will go up in the East Village – once considered the Greenpoint of Manhattan – on the property of one of the oldest Polish churches in the city, reports Nowy Dziennik.
From Croatia to Germany to Macau, jazz singer Ines Trickovic finds her voice in New York.
Polish churches in the tri-state area have seen the number of parishioners shrink, but they remain a lively part of their communities, reports Nowy Dziennik.
Peter Zaharatos runs Sugarcube Dessert & Coffee in Long Island City with the help of a 3-D printer and ingredients from his native Greece, reports QNS.
Polish-American women who are business owners or work in the corporate world gathered recently at the Polish Consulate for a Women Power networking meeting, Nowy Dziennik reports.