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.
“Sunnyside Sessions,” which premiered Aug. 1 on Irish TV, a channel aimed at the global diaspora, features performances by local musicians and notable figures of Irish descent, reports Sunnyside Post.
The Bowery Alliance of Neighbors has mounted a “walking exhibit” to describe the rich and textured history of the 1.25-mile-long thoroughfare, reports Irish Central.
Portuguese-American Jack Martins, running on the Republican ticket for the 3rd congressional district seat on Long Island, talks about the immigrants’ journey.
About 20,000 people are expected in Boerum Hill on July 10 for one of the largest Bastille Day celebrations in the U.S., writes Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
At the sesquicentennial celebration for Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen, the Van Westerhout Cittadini Molesi Cultural and Social Club gave the church a plaque that honored all immigrants, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
An upcoming tribute night and creative writing course at NYU will commemorate renowned writer and teacher Frank McCourt, reports Irish Voice.
Dublin-born interior designer Claire McGovern began her American career in San Francisco, but is now mainly based in New York.
Entrepreneur Patrick Sullivan Jr., the son of Irish immigrants, has run startups from the Google-acquired RightsFlow to his latest venture, Source3.
At a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of Ireland’s Easter Rising in Battery Park on April 24, dignitaries from Ireland and the U.S. emphasized the common ties between the two countries and the role of the U.S. during and after the Rising, reports Irish Central.
After Our Lady of Loreto was spared from demolition, the church that once provided a spiritual refuge for Italian immigrants stands empty. Local advocates and members of the Italian community tell Brooklyn Daily Eagle their proposals for preserving this testament to the neighborhood’s Italian history.