Was Christopher Columbus actually the son of a Polish king and a Portuguese noblewoman? Historian Manuel Rosa presented his research at a Columbus Day event organized by Polish groups, reports Nowy Dziennik.
Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk of Ukraine spoke to 800 supporters at the Waldorf Astoria, thanking them for their support, The Ukrainian Weekly reports.
Russian-born artist Tatiana Tret makes art she calls “lyrically optimistic” in glass, Russkaya Reklama reports.
After being in circulation for half a century, the Post Eagle, the English-language Polish-American newspaper, will continue online only, reports Nowy Dziennik.
A NY exhibit marks the 200th anniversary of Taras Shevchenko’s birth.
Playwright and performer Anna Fishbeyn tells her story in “My Stubborn Tongue.”
The Warsaw Uprising of 1944 is being commemorated in Greenpoint by a mural which will be updated annually as a “living memorial,” Nowy Dziennik reports.
Serbian native Milan Mumin’s story of rock star-turned-taxi driver has been turned into the film “Love Hunter.” CUNY TV’s Independent Sources sits down with its star and co-producer.
Natasha Kabanova’s daily routine, from the stable to Central Park, is presented in a series of photos.
The Greenpoint building that houses the New Warsaw Bakery is being sold, but the owner says that the iconic institution will reopen elsewhere, though possibly not in the traditional Polish neighborhood, reports Nowy Dziennik.
The charge that police officers insulted Polish people following an assault on two Polish Americans is being investigated by the NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau, the Polish Consulate General’s legal department told Nowy Dziennik.
Poland native Marta Pawlaczek is organizing events in the Brooklyn neighborhood to bridge the disconnect many older Polish residents feel with their heritage.
Panelists at the CUNY Graduate Center, looking behind the headlines, explored questions of language and identity.
An essay in the Jewish Daily Forward examines the love-hate relationship Russians have with Brighton Beach.
Some see the recent vandalism of an iconic Polish flag on a water tower as an attack on the Polish residents of the changing Brooklyn neighborhood, reports Nowy Dziennik.