Post Tagged with: "Little Pakistan"

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.

Khan's supporters at a victory rally in Jackson Heights on July 26. (Photo by Mohammad Farrukh)

In NYC’s Pakistani Enclaves, Most Cheer Imran Khan

Featured Posts, Metro Area, Politics, South Asian July 30, 2018 at 5:22 pm

Most members of the Pakistani community hope Imran Khan will usher in cleaner government and improving relations with the U.S.

Photo by Mustafa Z. Mirza via BKLYNER

Learning Desi Cooking at a Tax Office

Brooklyn, Social Services, South Asian, Women November 17, 2017 at 1:30 pm

On weekends, Bibi Jan Corp in “Little Pakistan” becomes a makeshift kitchen where Pakistani women learn to cook healthy South Asian meals, writes Bklyner.

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.

Indian youth dance to the tunes of traditional Indian music at the India Day parade on Madison Avenue on August 18. (Photo by Yogesh Mehta via News India Times)

Indians, Pakistanis Celebrate Independence Days

Culture, Metro Area, South Asian August 28, 2013 at 11:37 pm

Indian and Pakistani communities living in the metro New York area celebrated their independence days at various parades in New York City, Long Island and New Jersey.

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.

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.

Pakistani Election Violence Reverberates in NYC

Pakistani Election Violence Reverberates in NYC

Politics, South Asian April 29, 2013 at 5:22 pm

Supporters of a Pakistani political party stage a noisy demonstration in front of U.N. headquarters to protest the Taliban’s bloody bombing campaign against the country’s three major secular parties. Protesters said the violence would skew the election results.

Three Pakistani Americans discuss the upcoming elections in Pakistan at Gourmet Bakery and Sweets on Coney Island Avenue in Brooklyn. (Photo via The Brooklyn Ink)

Election Fever Grips Brooklyn’s Little Pakistan

Brooklyn, In the News, Politics, South Asian April 25, 2013 at 12:09 pm

Pakistani residents in Flatbush are busy debating their favorite candidates in the May 11 parliament elections. The Brooklyn Ink reports that support for the party of cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan’s is high in the Brooklyn neighborhood.

New York Pakistanis in Full Campaign Mode

New York Pakistanis in Full Campaign Mode

Brooklyn, Featured Posts, Politics, South Asian, Voices' Picks March 20, 2013 at 4:52 pm

The voters are a world away but that’s not an issue in Brooklyn’s Little Pakistan where Pakistanis are in the middle of a heated campaign season to elect their homeland’s next prime minister in May.

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.

Patel Brothers, a South Asian food store in Jackson Heights.

South Asian flavors in Jackson Heights

Culture, Featured Posts, Queens November 11, 2011 at 3:40 pm

Take a taste tour of a new hub of South Asian food in Jackson Heights.