Eastern European

The Richmond Hill branch of Outreach has recently started offering services in Polish. (Photo by Kasia Szczesniak via Nowy Dziennik)

‘Outreach’ Helps Polish Immigrants Fight Addiction

Eastern European, Queens, Social Services February 28, 2017 at 12:11 pm

The nonprofit Outreach offers therapy services to fight drug and alcohol addiction for Polish immigrants in their native language, reports Nowy Dziennik.

From the trailer for "Zaritsas"

Eastern European Immigrant Experience On Screen

Eastern European, Immigration, Queens, Women May 12, 2016 at 3:17 pm

Two films on the lives of Eastern European women in NYC, “English” and “Zaritsas,” will be screened in Ridgewood, Queens, reports QNS.

Jacek Marchwinski (Photo by Alexksandra Slabisz for Voices of NY)

How Polish Immigrants Became Entrepreneurs

First generation Polish immigrants describe what drove them to persevere as entrepreneurs, and talk about the next generations and their plans.

Andrew Romay at the May 2016 graduation reception for immigrants who went through ARNIC's programs. (Photo by Olga Makukh courtesy of ARNIC)

How Andrew Romay Helped New Immigrants

Eastern European, Immigration, Video February 10, 2017 at 2:46 pm

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.

(Photo via Fort Greene Focus)

Getting Russian and Creole on the Ballot?

Asian, Caribbean, Eastern European, Immigration, Latino, Politics April 29, 2016 at 3:14 pm

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.

The Albanian Fashion Show started with Kosovo-based designer’s Valdrin Sahiti work. (Photo via Illyria)

First Albanian Fashion Week Held in NYC

Culture, Eastern European, Manhattan April 18, 2016 at 3:06 pm

Hundreds attended the Albanian Fashion Show in Manhattan, the culmination of the city’s inaugural Albanian Fashion Week, reports Illyria.

A tree planted on the site where the Paderewski red oak was will be dedicated to the great Pole this year (Photo by Wojtek Maslanka via Nowy Dziennik)

Paderewski Tree Back in Tompkins Square Park

Eastern European, History, Manhattan April 15, 2016 at 10:48 am

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.

Part of a postcard promoting the mural, which will mark the 1,050th anniversary of the Christianization of Poland. (Photo courtesy of the Polish Culture Institute via Nowy Dziennik)

New Polish Mural Coming to NYC

Eastern European, Manhattan, Religion April 8, 2016 at 2:02 pm

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.

Ines Trickovic (Photo by Alexandre Soares for Voices of NY)

A Croatian Artist’s Big Night at Carnegie Hall

From Croatia to Germany to Macau, jazz singer Ines Trickovic finds her voice in New York.

A performance by What Cheer? Brigade (Photo by Margaret Loomis via  goldenfest.org

Balkan Music Festival in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Culture, Eastern European January 12, 2017 at 1:23 pm

The Zlatne Uste Golden Festival, featuring Balkan brass bands, runs Jan. 13-14 in Park Slope, reports Brooklyn Paper.

(Photo by Rufus, Creative Commons license)

On Trump and Russia, From Brighton Beach

Brooklyn, Eastern European, Government January 11, 2017 at 4:29 pm

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.

Magdalena Santos, owner of Magdalena Concepts Photo by Aleksandra Slabisz for Voices of NY)

T-Shirts with a Multicultural Message

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.

St. Frances de Chantal in Borough Park (Photo by Anna Arciszewska via Nowy Dziennik)

Polish-American Churches and Their Communities

Brooklyn, Eastern European, Metro Area, New York, Queens, Religion March 24, 2016 at 2:18 pm

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.

Some of the offerings at Sugarcube Dessert & Coffee (Photo by Angela Matua via QNS)

An Architect Opens a Greek-Influenced Bakery in Queens

Eastern European, Food, Queens March 15, 2016 at 1:17 pm

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.

(Photo by Mary Frost via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

‘Top Donut Shop’ is Greenpoint Mom-and-Pop Store

Brooklyn, Business, Eastern European December 6, 2016 at 4:43 pm

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.

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