Brooklyn start-ups got a boost from the Brooklyn Public Library’s 11th annual PowerUP! competition, Brooklyn brief reports.
Changing demographics in Bensonhurst require that paramedics communicate with residents in many different languages, and volunteers are beginning to help.
Tenants of 590 Bushwick Ave. are fighting eviction by a new owner, following years of paying rent month-to-month, Brooklyn Brief reports.
Ex-convict Sheia Goldstein attempts to construct a new, observant life in Borough Park, Brooklyn.
Korean customs, language and history were introduced to students at P.S. 321 by visiting Korean university students.
Many Hispanic customers turn to one of the 80 live poultry markets in the city to get their fresh Thanksgiving turkey, El Diario reports.
Steven Salaita, a Palestinian-American scholar who lost a tenured job offer over tweets criticizing Israel, spoke at a panel discussion at Brooklyn College.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle takes a photographic and mouth-watering tour of the Brighton Beach area, known as “Little Odessa.”
Located in the historically Norwegian neighborhood of Bay Ridge, Nordic Delicacies cooks up comfort foods from family recipes, reports Home Reporter. And it has found an audience beyond Scandinavians.
A mural in Greenpoint commemorating the Warsaw Uprising of World War II was vandalized early Friday morning, and Polish leaders have vowed it will be restored, Nowy Dziennik reports.
The tenant group Los Sures helped renovate a 56-unit building for seniors in Williamsburg, Greenpoint Gazette reports.
The Józef Pilsudski Institute of America, which houses Polish-American archives, as well as a library and artwork, is moving to Greenpoint, reports Nowy Dziennik.
News that the Sunset Park Library might expand if space above it is turned into affordable housing drew mixed reactions from locals, reports Home Reporter News.
Musicians playing Indian Raga jam in Prospect Heights weekly, News India Times reports.
Greenpoint stores report an increase in shoplifting and the use of fake or stolen credit cards, attributing it to changes in the once mostly-Polish Brooklyn neighborhood, Nowy Dziennik reports.