Post Tagged with: "Turkish"

Journalist Ramal Huseynov left Azerbaijan after the government shut down his television show and he came to Southern Brooklyn, where he opened a Turkish restaurant, Istanblue Kings, on Kings Highway. (Photo by Adam Lucente via Brooklyn Daily)

An Azerbaijani Journalist Turned Restaurateur in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Business, Eastern European, Media June 27, 2018 at 5:01 pm

Brooklyn Daily profiles Ramal Huseynov, a former talk show host in Azerbaijan who now runs Istanblue Kings, a Turkish restaurant in Gravesend.

Dr. Hasan Imanli discusses healthcare access for low-income families on April 29 in Baltimore.
 (Photo courtesy of the Whitetulip Health Foundation)

Explaining Health Care to Turkish Immigrants

Featured Posts, Health, Middle Eastern, New York June 13, 2018 at 4:12 pm

Volunteers at a New Jersey nonprofit help Turkish immigrants navigate the complicated health care system.

This month, Murat Uyaroglu opened the fifth location of his coffee-bar-and-café chain, Hungry Ghost (Photos courtesy of Hungry Ghost, via the Bridge)

Turkish Roots of a Brooklyn Coffee Bar

Brooklyn, Business, Food January 30, 2018 at 4:58 pm

A Turkish entrepreneur has found success with the Hungry Ghost, a small chain of coffee bars, most of them located in Brooklyn, reports The Bridge.

Cecil Yaka, president of the Turkic American Chamber of Commerce, speaking at an event in 2011 (Photo courtesy of TACC)

In NYC, Helping Investors from Turkic Lands

The Turkic American Chamber of Commerce helps Turkish and Central Asian investors enter the U.S. market.

Musicians from the Turkish Cultural Center serenaded guests upon their arrival, and performed at various points during the Iftar. (Photo by Francesca Norsen Tate via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Fasting Fosters Jewish-Muslim Friendship in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Culture, Religion July 24, 2013 at 5:04 pm

Brooklyn’s Jewish and Turkish Muslim communities use the common religious practice of fasting to build bridges of friendship and understanding, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

The annual Turkish Parade will include performances by the world's oldest military band. (Photo via Turk of America)

New York Goes Turkish in May

Culture, Eastern European, In the News May 10, 2013 at 3:01 pm

May will usher in a series of Turkish cultural events, reports Turk of America, including the annual Turkish Parade – which will see the world’s oldest military band performing – and the first-ever Turkish Restaurant Week.

Jewish and Turkish Muslim members of Young Peace Builders have bonded through joint religious and educational program. (Photo via The Jewish Week)

Jewish and Muslim Teens Build Ties in Southern Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Culture, Education, Religion April 12, 2013 at 3:12 pm

A little-noticed friendship between Russian Jews and Turkish Muslim teenagers is taking root in southern Brooklyn thanks to Young Peace Builders, a program started three years ago by a community center and a school, reports the The Jewish Week.

Photo by Daniel Schwen via City Limits

Brighton Beach Basement Renters, Mostly Latinos, Devastated by Damages

Brooklyn, Environment, Housing, In the News, Latino December 4, 2012 at 1:21 pm

Hurricane Sandy has devastated the Latino community of Brighton Beach, many of whom lived in basement apartments that were flooded and destroyed by the raising waters, The Brooklyn Bureau reported.

Venues spotlight Islam

Culture, In the News, Manhattan November 2, 2011 at 3:00 pm

Three sites–Poets House in Battery Park City, the Morgan Library and Museum at 225 Madison Ave. and the Metropolitan Museum of Art–are featuring exhibits and programs that inform the public about Islam, a culture and religion often misunderstood and misinterpreted, especially in the current political climate.