“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 documentary “No Free Wall,” takes a look at the Bushwick Collective and founder Joe Ficalora, who some consider a “harbinger of gentrification,” writes Bushwick Daily.
The Flatbush Junction BID sponsored a fair on Sept. 15, Brooklyn Paper reports, to demonstrate “the positivity of Caribbean experience and culture.”
Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports on endorsements in key local races, coming from the recently formed New York City Asian-American Democratic Club (NYCADC).
A win in the Sept. 13 primaries for Josue Pierre, the candidate running to become the 42nd Assembly male district leader, means control of the Democratic Party in Flatbush for the Haitian community, reports The Haitian Times.
The Muslim Democratic Club of New York seeks to educate and motivate Muslim voters, particularly those in parts of Brooklyn this year, reports Kings County Politics.
Community leaders and elected officials attended a press conference to officially recognize the Haitian Studies Institute at Brooklyn College, reports The Haitian Times.
Mehmet Akkurt wanted to bring genuine baklava from the Antep region of Turkey to the U.S., so he imported all the ingredients, and brought a pastry chef here, to make the famous Turkish dessert.
The 10-day Festa di Santa Rosalia just concluded in Brooklyn. Bensonhurst Bean reports on the event, with photos.
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.