Monday, 1 September 2014

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Italian Processions March On

Italian Processions March On

CUNY TV's "Italics" takes viewers to two major religious processions in the Italian community – one honoring Santa Fortunata and the other, St. Rocco.

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Afro Soca in Brooklyn

Afro Soca in Brooklyn

Shakira Marshall leads her students in blending dance moves from Africa and the Caribbean.

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Eastward-moving Bushwick Debates its Future

Eastward-moving Bushwick Debates its Future

The Brooklyn Ink captures some of the debate generated by the gentrification-driven changing demographics of Bushwick.

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Coney Island Avenue’s Pakistani Treats and Brooklyn ‘Mela’

Coney Island Avenue’s Pakistani Treats and Brooklyn ‘Mela’

Brooklyn's Coney Island Avenue-based MashAllah Sweets and Restaurant is a haven for South Asian food, reports Ditmas Park Corner's Anna Gustafson, who also covers a festival marking Pakistan's 68th independence day.

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Unity Task Force Meets in Bay Ridge

Unity Task Force Meets in Bay Ridge

In the wake of anti-Muslim attacks, leaders of Bay Ridge met to promote understanding across cultures and groups at a Unity Task Force breakfast, reports Home Reporter.

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Keep Sunset Park Working Class, Says Professor

Keep Sunset Park Working Class, Says Professor

Real estate development in Sunset Park is pricing working families out of the neighborhood, CUNY Professor Tarry Hum told World Journal. Hum, who grew up there, just published a book on the neighborhood's evolution over the past 50 years.

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Arab Festival in Brooklyn Celebrates Music and Dance

Arab Festival in Brooklyn Celebrates Music and Dance

Attendees of the Arab-American Heritage Music Festival enjoyed chicken kebobs, belly dancing and flamenco, while also taking the time to honor the victims of the violence in Gaza and Iraq, reports the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

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‘A Changing Brooklyn’ by Neighborhood

‘A Changing Brooklyn’ by Neighborhood

Reporters from The Brooklyn Ink spanned across the borough to document the changes happening within individual neighborhoods in this series on "A Changing Brooklyn."

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Opinion: ER Waits Are Way Too Long

Opinion: ER Waits Are Way Too Long

Delay and neglect in NYC hospitals need to be addressed.

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Helping the Vulnerable When Disaster Strikes

Helping the Vulnerable When Disaster Strikes

With hurricane season approaching, a new study and an event in Red Hook aim to help people be better prepared when disaster strikes, articles in Downtown Express and Brooklyn Brief report.

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Arab American Bazaar in Bay Ridge

Arab American Bazaar in Bay Ridge

Home Reporter covers the Arab American Bazaar, an annual event in Bay Ridge, which drew a proud but relatively more somber crowd this year.

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