Post Tagged with: "Coney Island Avenue"

Here’s how the street signs would look like. (Photo from PAYO via Bklyner)

A New Name for ‘Little Pakistan’

Brooklyn, South Asian January 3, 2019 at 2:10 pm

The slice of Coney Island Avenue known as “Little Pakistan” will be co-named “Muhammad Ali Jinnah Way” after the country’s founder, reports Bklyner.

Makki Masjid (Photo by Zainab Iqbal via Bklyner)

Turmoil at a ‘Little Pakistan’ Mosque?

Brooklyn, Muslim, South Asian November 7, 2018 at 6:07 pm

Bklyner covers the tensions brewing at the Makki Masjid in Brooklyn.

(Photo by Nikita Burukhin via Forum Daily)

Brighton Beach Pride in Its Second Year

Brooklyn, Eastern European, LGBTQ June 4, 2018 at 5:05 pm

RUSA LGBT organized the second iteration of Brighton Beach Pride in the Russian-speaking Brooklyn community. A Forum Daily story looks at the reception from locals and how the event compared to last year.

Coney Island Avenue (Photo by Hassan Iqbal via BKLYNER)

A Bazaar to Mark the End of Ramadan

Brooklyn, Muslim June 26, 2017 at 4:45 pm

Muslims in Brooklyn celebrated the end of Ramadan at the annual Chand Raat Bazaar on Coney Island Avenue, reports BKLYNER.

“Seeing both the Pakistani and American flag being held up by the police is why I love Brooklyn,” said Ibrahim Raja, 16. “Now I just hope Pakistan can win against India all the time.” (Photo by Hassan Iqbal via BKLYNER)

Celebrating a Cricket Win in ‘Little Pakistan’

Brooklyn, South Asian, Sports June 19, 2017 at 2:59 pm

Pakistanis gathered on Coney Island Avenue in celebration of a historic win over India in the International Cricket Council Champions Trophy final, reports BKLYNER.

"Eating With Arsalan" from BKLYNER (Image via video)

‘Eating With Arsalan’ in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Food, South Asian February 2, 2017 at 11:54 am

With the help of Arsalan Naeem, BKLYNER takes viewers to South Asian restaurants on Coney Island Avenue in Brooklyn, in the inaugural episode of “Eating With Arsalan.”

Left to right: Saba Ismail, Samson Salamat and Shahid Khan, wearing the hallmark orange of the Rwadari Tehreek movement, borrowed from Sufi symbolism. (Photo by Ditmas Park Corner)

Pakistani Human Rights Activists Visit ‘Little Pakistan’

Brooklyn, South Asian, Women November 16, 2016 at 6:23 pm

Ditmas Park Corner speaks with Pakistani human rights defenders during their visit to Coney Island Avenue to spread their causes of fighting terrorism and advocating for women’s rights.

PAK American Safety Patrol, from https://twitter.com/NYPD66Pct

A Good Year for ‘Little Pakistan’ Patrol Group

Brooklyn, Police, South Asian February 5, 2016 at 2:32 pm

The PAK American Safety Patrol, a civilian patrol group started in Brooklyn’s “Little Pakistan” after a spate of armed robberies in 2014, reports that no such robberies occurred in 2015, writes Ditmas Park Corner.

In the wake of the killings of a Queens imam and his assistant, Brooklynites rallied. (Photo via Ditmas Park Corner)

‘Muslim Lives Matter’ – Communities React to Killings

Brooklyn, Muslim, Queens, South Asian August 16, 2016 at 4:15 pm

Ditmas Park Corner and Queens Chronicle report on Muslim community members in Brooklyn and Queens reacting to the killings of an imam and his assistant over the weekend.

Fifteen-year-old Amira Ashfaq immigrated to the United States in 2006. (Photo by Aisha Asif via The Brooklyn Ink)

Pakistani Teen Caught Between Two Cultures

Brooklyn, Culture, Immigration, In the News, Traditions May 22, 2013 at 9:12 pm

Brooklyn Ink unveils the day-to-day struggles of a Pakistani-American teen who finds it challenging to balance the two cultures in her life. She helps her non-English speaking parents navigate life in America and is expected to abide by the family’s conservative traditions.

Did Pakistanis Vote for a Tiger or a Lion?

Did Pakistanis Vote for a Tiger or a Lion?

When supporters of Pakistan’s prime minister-elect Mian Nawaz Sharif stamped their approval on his PML-N party’s election symbol of a tiger, were they really voting for a lion? Newspaper editors, party supporters and members of the New York Pakistani community are not really sure.

Pakistan’s Historic Elections ‘Not Perfect,’ but a Start

Pakistan’s Historic Elections ‘Not Perfect,’ but a Start

New York, Politics, South Asian May 15, 2013 at 4:26 pm

As Pakistan moves towards a historic transition to a second democratically elected government in a row, the community here in New York is having mixed reactions to the results amid allegations of voting irregularities.

Baza Roohi (left) getting ready to serve halal food at the FDR High School shelter in Midwood, Brooklyn. (Photo by Farhan Sheikh)

Small Group Steps Up to Bring Halal Food to Hundreds at Storm Shelter

Brooklyn, Environment, Food, South Asian November 2, 2012 at 6:58 pm

A small women’s rights group took on the big task of serving halal food to hundreds of Muslim victims of Hurricane Sandy at a Brooklyn high school.

Poet in residence DFaye Anderson performs at Marjorie Eliot's Sunday Jazz concert.  (Photo by DNAinfo/Paul Lomax)

Voices in Focus: The Power of Music

Crime, Culture April 13, 2012 at 12:08 pm

Music awakens elderly people who had been thought lost to dementia; soldiers charged in Pvt. Danny Chen’s bullying to be tried Stateside; some advice to the Pakistani community from a prominent U.K. Pakistani; and a 20-year-old jazz salon in a Washington Heights living room is still going strong.

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