Post Tagged with: "Eric Adams"

Ajna Dance Company (from Ajna Facebook profile pictures)

‘Embrace Your Hyphen’ and Celebrate Global Diversity

The fifth annual International Day of Friendship will be held in Brooklyn on Aug. 5, BK Reader reports.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams (Photo from Twitter/@bpericadams via Gotham Gazette)

Eric Adams ‘Working Towards City Hall’

Brooklyn, Politics May 3, 2018 at 12:24 pm

During an appearance on Gotham Gazette’s Max & Murphy podcast, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams described his plans to run for mayor.

(Photo by Zainab Iqbal via Bklyner)

Celebrating Arab Heritage in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Culture, Middle Eastern April 26, 2018 at 11:31 am

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hosted the Arab-American Heritage Celebration as part of his “Embrace Your Hyphen” campaign, reports Bklyner.

Queens Boro Prez for Mayor in 2021?

Queens Boro Prez for Mayor in 2021?

Politics, Queens January 22, 2018 at 4:12 pm

Queens County Politics reports that Borough President Melinda Katz is exploring a mayoral run.

Borough President-Adams taking a bite out of swiss chard grown at the hydroponic farm at PS-56 (photo by Kelly Mena via Kings County Politics)

Growing Produce in Brooklyn Schools

Brooklyn, Education, Food, Health, Youth November 29, 2017 at 3:29 pm

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and City Council member Laurie Cumbo announced a new school-based greenhouse project, Kings County Politics reports.

Abdullah Kwaja, president of the Turkestanian Association speaks at the press conference (Photo by Comice Johnson via Bklyner)

Uzbek Leaders Meet with Eric Adams

Asian, Brooklyn November 2, 2017 at 6:05 pm

Leaders of the Uzbek community met with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams in an “emergency meeting” following the truck attack in Manhattan on Tuesday, reports Bklyner.

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.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams sat down with representatives from Guizhou province. (Screenshot from Brooklyn Daily Eagle clip)

Chinese Province Eager to Learn from Brooklyn

Brooklyn, East Asian November 17, 2016 at 4:09 pm

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams met with officials from Guizhou province who were interested in how the borough has become a brand recognized worldwide, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

Flatbush Caton Market (Photo via The Home Reporter, courtesy of Google maps)

A Renovation for Flatbush Caton Market

Brooklyn, Business, Caribbean, Housing, Real Estate November 3, 2015 at 3:07 pm

The Flatbush Caton Market will be renovated to include a new home of the market, the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and 166 affordable housing units, says The Home Reporter.

The Unity Parade of Flags (Photo by SB News via Brooklyn Reporter)

International Day of Friendship in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Communities, Culture, Muslim August 12, 2016 at 1:08 pm

Brooklyn Reporter covers the Third Annual International Day of Friendship, which celebrated the diversity of the borough where close to half of the households speak a language other than English at home.

Summer Session: Studying Urdu in Brooklyn

Summer Session: Studying Urdu in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, South Asian August 28, 2015 at 4:48 pm

Sixty-five students studied Urdu in Brooklyn this summer in a program meant to help connect them with their families, reports Kensington BK.

Brooklyn Judge Carolyn Walker Diallo receives a Citation from Borough Borough President Eric Adams. (Photo by Francesca Norsen Tate via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Calls for Unity at Interfaith Iftars in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Jewish, Muslim June 17, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Muslims were joined by other communities at iftars held at the Brooklyn Heights Synagogue and Brooklyn Borough Hall this week, reports Brooklyn Daily Hall.

Assembly Members Joe Lentol and Dov Hikind join Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson and Jewish leaders at the Brooklyn Navy Yard (Photo via Greenpoint Gazette)l

Distributing Food for Passover in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Food, Jewish April 2, 2015 at 2:16 pm

Across Brooklyn, food was distributed to the needy in advance of Passover, report Brooklyn Daily and Greenpoint Gazette.

Attendees at the March 8 opening of the new APUS Center in Brooklyn, including Shahid Khan (far left, front row) and Mathieu  Eugene (far right) and Eric Adams (second from right) (Photo courtesy of Shahid Khan, via Ditmas Park Corner)

New Center for Pakistani Culture Opens in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, South Asian March 11, 2015 at 3:21 pm

The Alliance for Pakistan and Urdu Studies (APUS) and a Brooklyn organization have opened a new community center in Ditmas Park to promote Pakistani literature and cultures, help immigrants and foster ties with the community, Ditmas Park Corner reports.

(Photo by Mary Frost via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Remembering Selma While Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge

Black, Brooklyn, History March 9, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Hundreds of New Yorkers crossed the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, observing that the struggle for civil rights is not over, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported.