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Shelley Worrell, founder of cultural advocacy group Caribbeing, spearheaded the movement to designate parts of Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and Flatbush as “Little Caribbean.” (Photo by Caleb Caldwell via Brooklyn Paper)

‘Little Caribbean’ Designation Comes to Flatbush

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Immigration September 22, 2017 at 2:22 pm

Segments of Flatbush and Nostrand avenues and Empire Blvd. will soon have signs designating the area as “Little Caribbean,” Brooklyn Paper reports.

Dr. Danielle Brown reading from her book, "East of Flatbush, North of Love: An Ethnography of Home." (Photo by Melissa Noel for Voices of NY)

‘East of Flatbush, North of Love’

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Culture, Featured Posts, Voices' Picks May 17, 2016 at 3:07 pm

In “East of Flatbush, North of Love: An Ethnography of Home,” Danielle Brown, a trained ethnomusicologist, uses music to tell her story of growing up in the West Indian neighborhood of Brooklyn.

(Photo by Sarah Crean via Ditmas Park Corner)

CaribBEING, a New Arts ‘House’ in Flatbush

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Culture February 23, 2016 at 4:09 pm

The recently opened caribBEING House is the latest initiative of a Flatbush nonprofit in their aim to fill the dearth of cultural spaces in central Brooklyn, reports Ditmas Park Corner.