The Brooklyn Kidney Center in Park Slope is slated to close, and patients worry about where they will receive care, writes Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
Chalkbeat offers a three-part multimedia series on Brooklyn Generation School, one of the 94 schools in the city’s “school renewal” program which gives the schools three years to turn their results around, or be restructured or closed.
Carrying banners painted with #1Island and signs stating that “Haitian Lives Matter” and “All Lives Matter,” demonstrators at Union Square rallied against the Dominican Republic’s moves to strip Dominico-Haitians of their Dominican citizenship.
Another traditional meat merchant operating in Chinatown has fallen victim to changing times and falling sales, and its owner will now focus on wholesale business, Sing Tao Daily reports, while other meat shops diversify the products they sell.
A survey conducted by Nowy Dziennik of Polish Americans in the metro area found that a majority want Poland to be included in the Visa Waiver Program. A revised congressional bill could give the community their biggest chance yet for that to happen.
Some Korean bookstores are deciding to open a shop-within-a-shop, adding coffee shops or other vendors, to reduce costs and boost sales, reports Korea Daily.
Greek Americans disagree about many things related to the crisis in their home country, but all agree that their government has the right to negotiate.
Members of the Shinnecock Nation on Long Island guided students in learning about Native American culture, The Sag Harbor Express reports.
A walking tour of spots frequented by the Richmond Hill Indo-Caribbean community addressed ways to help a population that has “exploded” in the past decade, finds Queens Courier.
Nearly 150 members of the South Asian community gathered at Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights to discuss the Charleston shooting and racial violence in the U.S., from an immigrant perspective, reports News India Times.
The documentary “Rubble Kings,” shown recently in the Bronx, drew a strong response from audience members, reports Mott Haven Herald.
Small businesses in NYC have no recourse when their rents are raised, and now tenant advocates and local politicians are trying to change that, reports Gotham Gazette.
Chelsea Now speaks to regular visitors of the Christopher Street Pier, several of whom note the changes the popular spot for the LGBT community has undergone over the years, especially with the onset of gentrification.
The Jewish Daily Forward attends a class of a program that’s “something of a unicorn” – Kindershule, an after-school program in which secular Jewish children learn Yiddish, and Jewish history and culture through songs and stories.
More and more billboards are popping up on walls where the Bushwick Collective’s art has appeared, Bushwick Daily reports.