A bill before the City Council would help to promote greater “waste equity” and relieve three neighborhoods – the South Bronx, North Brooklyn and Southeast Queens – of the heavy waste processing burden they carry for the city’s trash, reports New York Environment Report.
A beacon for the community in Crown Heights, the Nigerian American Muslim Integrated Community center fights misconceptions about Muslims.
There are many coffee houses in Brooklyn like Bed-Stuy’s Georges-André, but this one is run with an iron fist by ‘SuperFrench,’ French Morning reports.
A CUNY professor accompanies a reporter for The Jewish Daily Forward on a tour of Brownsville to uncover its Jewish history and some lingering remnants in the Brooklyn neighborhood.
Two friends hope to bridge the divide between longtime Polish locals and newer non-Polish residents through a language class, reports Greenpoint Gazette.
Learn what the parents of children in one Brooklyn family have to say about the merits of public versus charter schools in this video by Bianca Flowers.
In an editorial, World Journal says that many Chinese worry that NYPD officer Peter Liang, indicted by a grand jury for murder, may be made into a scapegoat for racial tensions between the police and Black communities. But the paper warns against a rush to judgment.
East Flatbush resident Willie Mae Brown, who was raised in Selma, Alabama, on Feb. 15 will read excerpts from her memoir of growing up during the civil rights movement, The Brooklyn Paper reports.
In Brooklyn, staged readings of decades-old anti-lynching plays are part of “Forward Ferguson” activities.
The Red Hook Star-Revue offers a spirited defense of Carlos Menchaca, who was ousted as co-leader of the Brooklyn City Council delegation on Feb. 5.
Red Hook and Gowanus public housing residents can avail themselves of a new community-based anti-poverty initiative, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.
Step inside a yarmulke store in Brooklyn and learn “everything you wanted to know about Jewish headgear” in a video and accompanying article from The Jewish Daily Forward.
Different neighborhoods and spots in New York, including a mosque and Islamic school, served as inspiration for a critically acclaimed new novel, The Brooklyn Paper reports.
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.