On Aug. 28 Brighton Beach will host its 40th Jubilee, which draws thousands to “Little Odessa,” writes Brooklyn Paper.
The Brooklyn Paper and The Jewish Press report on Crown Heights, 25 years after the turmoil that divided Black and Orthodox Jewish neighbors.
Bangladeshi community members, religious leaders and elected officials were among those who attended the Peace and Unity Rally on Aug. 21 held in response to the shooting deaths of Imam Maulama Akonjee and Thara Uddin, reports Ditmas Park Corner.
A new mapping tool can help housing justice advocates in Brooklyn’s Bushwick, reports Bushwick Daily.
Twenty-five years after tensions gripped Crown Heights, numerous media outlets take a look both at the events and the lessons learned, and how the neighborhood has evolved.
Sahib Gul, a Pashtun composer from Pakistan who lives in exile in Midwood, will perform at the Pakistani Independence Day Mela Aug. 20 in his first public show in more than five years. Ditmas Park Corner speaks to the musician about his musical roots and fleeing Taliban extremists.
Ditmas Park Corner and Queens Chronicle report on Muslim community members in Brooklyn and Queens reacting to the killings of an imam and his assistant over the weekend.
Brooklyn Reporter covers the Third Annual International Day of Friendship, which celebrated the diversity of the borough where close to half of the households speak a language other than English at home.
The Asian-American New York State Primary Candidate Forum, attended by activists and candidates, sought to encourage communities to vote on Primary Day in September, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
Latinas offering their cleaning services in Williamsburg request a job center in their area to dignify and improve their working conditions, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The New York City African Food Festival will include a competition to see which country makes the best jollof, reports Brooklyn Paper.
Ditmas Park Corner speaks to two local filmmakers behind “Bazodee,” a movie set in Trinidad and Tobago and described as “a neo-Bollywood musical with Caribbean island flavor.”
Three generations of women in a Bengali family open up about balancing Muslim traditions and the American way of life from their home in Cypress Hills.
In a rally organized by Jews for Racial and Economic Justice, dozens marched in downtown Brooklyn in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, with Jews of color at the forefront, report Brooklyn Paper and Park Slope Stoop.
Andrew Herrera, a Queens native of Ecuadorean descent, leads a national media, advertisement and entertainment company from its brand-new Bushwick headquarters, El Diario/La Prensa reports.