Post Tagged with: "Boerum Hill"

Students performing Alertez! (Photo via France-Amérique)

Students Perform a Play About Refugees

Brooklyn, Communities, Culture, Manhattan, Youth June 8, 2017 at 12:01 pm

France-Amérique reports on a play created and performed by students at a Brooklyn school that dramatizes the plight of refugees.

Playing pétanque, which is often done while sipping a glass of pastis, an aperitif. (Photo by Mary Frost via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Celebrating Bastille Day with Pétanque and Pastis

Brooklyn, Culture, Western European July 6, 2016 at 11:23 am

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.

Unique to Greenpoint is a shifting demographic, from Polish to American. Many  businesses have had to adapt to stay afloat. (Photo by "Bitch Cakes," Creative Commons license)

‘A Changing Brooklyn’ by Neighborhood

Brooklyn, Business, In the News August 12, 2014 at 5:35 pm

Reporters from The Brooklyn Ink spanned across the borough to document the changes happening within individual neighborhoods in this series on “A Changing Brooklyn.”

(Photo by Ateqah Khaki via Feet in 2 Worlds)

Project Captures Muslim Call to Prayer in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Culture, In the News, Religion July 3, 2013 at 2:07 pm

Feet in 2 Worlds profiles artist Ateqah Khaki, who has collected multimedia clips of everyday life in Boerum Hill as a Muslim call to prayer emits from a local mosque. The website that holds the collection allows visitors to recreate the experience for themselves.

Boerum Hill (Photo from Brooklyn Ink video)

Few Boricuas Left in Pricey Brooklyn Neighborhood

Brooklyn, Demographics, Housing, Puerto Rican, Video March 5, 2013 at 4:37 pm

Skyrocketing housing prices mean new faces and demographic shifts in the once heavily Puerto Rican neighborhood of Boerum Hill. The Brooklyn Ink speaks to some of the few Boricuas who have stayed behind.