Post Tagged with: "Greenpoint"

Polish business owner in Ridgewood, Queens

Polish-American businesses spring up in boroughs

Economy, Featured Posts January 18, 2012 at 3:02 pm

Polish neighborhoods in New York City have recently attracted a large number of non-Polish Americans who moved in and opened businesses. But Polish-American entrepreneurs are not giving up, and new Polish owned businesses are springing up in Greenpoint, Ridgewood and Maspeth.

St. Anthony of Padua Church in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Greenpoint church to aid the homeless

Brooklyn, Featured Posts, Housing January 11, 2012 at 12:32 pm

When the temperatures drop in Greenpoint, the St Anthony of Padua Church will open its door to homeless members of the community. In addition, the Polish Consulate has provided sleeping bags for people with no place to call home, since a large portion of Greenpoint’s homeless community is Polish.

Debate over homeless shelter continues in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

Greenpoint residents object to homeless shelter

Brooklyn, Featured Posts, Housing, New York, Politics January 4, 2012 at 3:15 pm

Residents of Greenpoint, Brooklyn are confronted by the reality of homelessness daily. The Brooklyn Bureau reports that men and women sleep on city sidewalks, in the subway station, in McGlorick and McCarren parks, and under the BQE. According to a report by the Coalition for the Homeless, New York CityRead More