New landlords in Crown Heights are revoking “preferential” rents and imposing staggering increases on residents, City Limits reports.
Cafe At Your Mother-in-Law in Brighton Beach and Bensonhurst offers Russian and Uzbek food alongside Korean dishes. Sheepshead Bites details the story behind this popular family-run eatery.
Christina’s Restaurant in Greenpoint serves as a mini Polish cultural center where food, discussions and performances thrive, reports Nowy Dziennik.
Seniors booed a developer’s proposal at a lively meeting in Coney Island, the Brooklyn Daily and Bensonhurst Bean reports.
BRIC is hosting a town hall on gentrification in Brooklyn on Jan. 28, urging all voices in the borough to #BHeard.
Miguel, 29, is a Mexican immigrant working in a Brooklyn deli. Rahim Chagani follows him at his job in this photo essay.
A coalition of 40 housing activists wants the city to halt development in the Broadway Triangle neighborhood, claiming apartments are being constructed to serve mostly Hasidic Jewish families, The Brooklyn Paper reports.
Arab Americans should be able to check off a new designation of “Arab” on the 2020 U.S. Census, Linda Sarsour urges in an email, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.
Wind power in NYC is getting a boost with the 160 feet turbine to be dedicated Jan. 14 at a recycling plant in Sunset Park, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.
Japanese artist Shu Ohno makes sculptures from toys and other found objects and calls them “The Doodles.”
A program sponsored by the Russian American Jewish Experience appears to be successfully connecting Russian Jews – raised in secular households – with their heritage, reports The Jewish Week.
In New York’s hip borough of Brooklyn, some neighborhoods receive paltry support for the arts, City Limits reports.
Nordic Delicacies, which once catered to a bustling Scandinavian community in Bay Ridge, is going out of business after nearly three decades, according to Home Reporter.
Students in Irbil, Iraq and Brooklyn, NY met via a videoconference sponsored by Global Nomads Group to learn how their counterparts live.
A History of Dyker Heights, a new documentary, has been made by a Brooklyn filmmaker and the official historian of the Dyker Heights Civic Association, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.