“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.
A new documentary, which premieres this weekend at MoMA and Anthology Film Archives, tells a part of forgotten New York history.
Greek Americans came out to watch and walk in the Greek Independence Day Parade on April 10.
A block in Astoria, Queens, has been named National Herald Way in a tribute to the century-old Greek-American publication, report LIC/Astoria Journal and The National Herald.
The life of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, the Portuguese consul in Bordeaux during the Second World War, is being celebrated until September at the Center for Jewish History in Manhattan.
From Croatia to Germany to Macau, jazz singer Ines Trickovic finds her voice in New York.