Fado Festival NYC debuts this year from Feb. 24-26 with three different events, and plans for an annual event.
A teenage DACA recipient in Newark, New Jersey, had looked forward to getting his driver’s license and going to college. But now he and his family await an uncertain future.
The annual Fastelavn festival will be celebrated in Bay Ridge on Feb. 11, reports Brooklyn Paper.
Irish immigrant organizations talk to Irish Voice about the concerns of immigrants in the community following the implementation of President Trump’s executive order restricting travel from seven countries.
Two associations are raising funds to install in Morningside Heights’ Church of Notre Dame a memorial to the hundreds of New Yorkers who volunteered to fight with France in the world wars, French Morning reports.
A new initiative, MyTutorSpeaksFrench, connects students with French-speaking tutors for an array of subjects, reports French Morning.
Irish community leaders say it will take time to sort out the implications of Donald Trump’s win for undocumented Irish immigrants in the U.S., Irish Central reports.
At a street renaming ceremony in Maspeth in honor of the centennial commemoration of Ireland’s Easter Rising, officials spoke about the role of Queens and NYC in the rebellion against British rule, report Irish Central and Queens Ledger.
New York-based singer Rebeca Vallejo talks about her upcoming show as part of “The Flame,” the third edition of the first flamenco-jazz festival in the city, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
In its endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president, an Irish Voice editorial highlights her bond with the Irish-American community. Irish Central, meanwhile, reports on the results of a presidential election poll of its readers.
The executive director of the Aisling Irish Center in Yonkers reflects on 20 years of serving the Irish – and non-Irish – in the Irish Echo.
A dispute between McDwyer’s Pub and its landlord, 3120 Hull Realty Corp., has made its way to Bronx Housing Court with a trial that would determine the future of the last Irish pub standing in the neighborhood, reports Norwood News.
Little Italy resident John Fratta speaks to Our Town about the Feast of San Gennaro, celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, as well as on growing up in Little Italy and the relationship between Italians in the neighborhood and the Chinese in Chinatown.
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.
The 10-day Festa di Santa Rosalia just concluded in Brooklyn. Bensonhurst Bean reports on the event, with photos.