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Carroll Gardens Italians Hold on to Their Last Club

Carroll Gardens Italians Hold on to Their Last Club

Brooklyn, Culture, Featured Posts, Video, Voices' Picks February 26, 2013 at 3:21 pm

For nearly a century, the Society of the Citizens of Pozzallo has anchored the Italian community in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. In a neighborhood that once housed clubs for every group of relocated immigrants, this society, strictly for ex-residents of a fishing village of nearly 30,000 in Sicily, is all that is left.

Election Day Through Ethnic Media Eyes

Election Day Through Ethnic Media Eyes

Featured Posts, Media, Politics November 6, 2012 at 5:02 pm

Today’s ethnic newspapers, like the rest of New York’s media, focused on the elections, but with a particular twist. The Korean and Chinese papers urged their readers to support candidates poised to make history in their communities, while El Diario reported on a new poll showing immigration and jobs are the main issues driving Latinos to the polls.

During a recent festival, Ellie, a parishmember at the Shrine of St. Anthony of Padua, was responsible for the medals and the prayer books. (Via Our Town Downtown)

Italian Elders Keep Traditions Alive in Downtown Manhattan

Culture, Demographics July 13, 2012 at 6:16 pm

Many now see the the neighborhood south of SoHo and North of Chinatown as little more than an Italian-American tourist trap, but a group of Italian-American seniors connected to the Shrine Church of St. Anthony of Padua is keeping old traditions alive.

A still from the YouTube video "Caffe Capri," by Casimir Nozkowski.

Video: Iced Coffee the Italian Way

Business, Featured Posts, Food, Video June 20, 2012 at 12:52 pm

Caffe Capri, run for almost 40 years by Sarah Devita and her brother-in-law Joseph Rinaldi, is an institution in the Italian immigrant community of East Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Videographer Casimir Nozkowski offers a glimpse of the coffee shop, its regulars and the iced coffee it is famous for.